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New content available on Arkansas iTunes U for 2016

Arkansas iTunes U is proud to announce that we have  brand new video collections for you to explore in 2016.  Steve Matchell has expanded on his “Core Chemistry Concepts” collection for 2016 with eight brand new videos.  We are also excited to unveil a brand new collection called  “Utilizing Free Online Assessment Tools To Enhance […]

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Digital Learning Day 2016!

        What do we mean by digital learning? Digital learning is any instructional practice that effectively uses technology to strengthen a student’s learning experience. It emphasizes high-quality instruction and provides access to challenging content, feedback through formative assessment, opportunities for learning anytime and anywhere, and individualized instruction to ensure all students reach […]

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New Courses available on Arkansas iTunes U for 2015

       New Courses available on Arkansas iTunes U for 2015 Check out the brand new course offerings on iTunes U for 2015. For this year we added “Introduction to Java” by Arkansas School of Math, Sciences and the Arts, “Matter Matters!” by Kathleen Hancock and “Classroom Assessment” by Michael Mills. We are very […]

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Digital Learning Everyday

      Each year the Arkansas Department of Education (ADE) makes a concerted effort to participate in the national Digital Learning Day campaign. This provides a great opportunity to highlight the ways Digital Learning is accomplished across the state. ADE understands that Digital Learning is more than an annual event; it takes place daily […]

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TICAL Conference Showcase

2015 marked the 11th year of the TICAL Conference in Arkansas, and we’ve captured highlights of the event in our TICAL 2015 iTunes U showcase. Subscribe from your iPad to access presenter materials and more. With a record number of participants, some new conference formats, and a wealth of innovative ed tech leaders sharing ideas, […]

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Spring Creek Festival 2014

The mission of the Spring Creek Festival is to open avenues to education and opportunity for the students of Northwest Arkansas through exposure to art, mentoring and scholarships earned. The Spring Creek Festival  seeks to accomplish this by developing a mentoring and scholarship program for the youth in our community that may otherwise not have […]

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iTunes U 2.0

It’s here! The recent update of the iTunes U app means course creators have more tools to interact with students and have the ability to create and edit courses right from their iPad. The new “discussion” feature is big news for those teachers who have had to get creative to find ways for students to collaborate within […]

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Design it. Share it!

Summer Contracts for Teachers to create courses for iTunes U! If you’ve ever been interested in sharing your teaching materials with the public, now’s your opportunity to stop thinking about it and start doing it! We’re looking for teachers to design multimedia lessons that help students find a new way to learn. Find out more […]

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Featured Instructor

David Nance, Virtual Arkansas, Spanish Instructor One of the best things about creating materials for iTunes U is that they will be used by people who want to learn. There are few things as gratifying as getting feedback from, and answering questions for, students who are studying because they want to learn, and not because […]

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New Option for iTunes U Course Creation

Apple recently announced that iTunes U course instructors can now send a copy of their course to another instructor. That instructor can edit the course as needed or enroll students and use as-is. How does this work? The original instructor simply chooses “send a copy” from the course settings in iTunes U Course Manager and […]

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