You probably know Wikipedia , the free encyclopedia, and may possibly be a little bit confused by similar, but different, words such as Wiki, Wikimedia or MediaWiki . To avoid a possible confusion between the words you may first want to read the article about the names where the differences are explained. [ edit ] General Overview MediaWiki can be used in large enterprise server farms as in the Wikimedia Foundation cluster. MediaWiki is free server-based software which is licensed under the GNU General Public License (GPL). It's designed to be run on a large server farm for a website that gets millions of hits per day.
So what does the roll out of Facebook Timeline mean for higher education beyond bigger pictures and a new way of doing things? Plenty. Colleges and universities around the country are always searching for better ways to tell their story.
Among certain circles (my family, some of my coworkers, etc.) I'm known for my Googling skills. I can find anything, anywhere, in no time flat. My Google-fu is a helpful skill, but not one that's shrouded in too much mystery — I've just mastered some very helpful search tricks and shortcuts and learned to quickly identify the best info in a list of results. Sadly, though web searches have become and integral part of the academic research landscape, the art of the Google search is an increasingly lost one. A recent study at Illinois Wesleyan University found that fewer than 25% of students could perform a "reasonably well-executed search."
Traditional social presence theories (traditional as in classroom-based, face-to-face) and the few mediated social presence studies (videoconferencing, Blackboard...) have proven that social presence can increase student satisfaction and perceived learning outcomes (Gunawardena & Zittle, 1997; Richardson & Swan, 2003). But there has not been much done on social presence in learning events via desktop 3D immersive environments, such as SL. One recent and promising theory of mediated social presence is the Networked Minds Theory of Social Presence (Harms & Biocca, 2004). Immediacy is closely related to the concept of social presence.
Enhance Your Online Conversations With Jing Jing gives you the basic tools to start sharing images and short videos of your computer screen. Capture What You See
uploaded by moodlefan at youtube.com First in the series of two clips. Part 1 shows how mostly standard features of Moodle are used by classroom teachers in high school settings. Part 2 shows the changes that establishment of Moodle has sparked, enabled and encouraged around the school.
YUDUfree is all about your interests and expertise and how you share them with others. It's a free library of digital content to read and explore. Find eBooks, magazines, and other documents as well as photos, music and podcasts and bookmarks and add them to your own library. Create your own interest groups and join other people's, to share your passions, experiences and knowledge with like-minded users. It's a place where you can self publish your expertise and creative work online, to promote, share or sell to the world. At the heart of YUDUfree is an award winning multimedia publishing system that brings together the power of the written word, video, audio and images.