Find out more in the Social Learning Handbook Here are over 100 ways that different social technologies (and tools) are being used by learning professionals worldwide – compiled from the comments of those who have contributed to the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2009 activity. Blogging (1) “Blogs are great for learning from others, reflection, story sharing, facilitating connections among people, philosophizing, and much more” Janice Petosky, Instructional designer,West Chester, Pennsylvania (2) “Writing a blog is a learning activity, of course, but reading the best blogs that are available is one of my most productive learning experiences.” Jerome Martin, Book publisher, photographer and a musician from Canada.
My students use their iPads as creators every day, whether they are recording their thoughts, using virtual tools or publishing authentic assessments.
Sudy Bharadwaj is a co-founder and the CEO of Jackalope Jobs , a web-based platform that combines search, social networking, and the overall user’s experience to provide relevant job openings. Learn how Sudy and Jackalope Jobs obsess over job seekers by connecting with them on, LinkedIn and Twitter . A recent study by Right Management revealed that more than 46,000 individuals selected networking as the most effective way to find a new job — the fifth year in a row networking has topped the list. The study data proves once again that, in the highly competitive job search, it’s who you know and who knows you that leads to successful employment.
How to convert video and transfer it to iPhone/iPad/iPod Now, most Apple product's users like to watch movies on their beautiful handsets such as iPhone, iPod, iPad or Apple TV. Any Video Converter Free is created for converting almost all kinds of videos to MP4 format for Apple products. Follow the steps to convert any video formats with ease:
Creating PowerPoint presentations is not only about assembling data and sharing it into slides, the secret of presentations lies in the way this data is constructed and presented to the reader. The feel and look of a slideshow can either make it engaging and motivation-arousing or turn it into a dull and attention deterring piece of media. As teachers, our biggest challenge is to get students engaged and hold their attention as long as possible and the inclusion of presentations in our lessons could help us achieve this goal provided these presentations are well constructed with clourful and eye catching templates. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning has already shared with you 6 awesome free templates and today we are adding another 9 great free office themed templates that you can dowload and use on your PowerPoints. All thanks and gratitude go back to Rapid E-learning for his efforts in coming up with the list.
Wavosaur Wavosaur audio editor. With so many free (or inexpensive) useful tech tools out there, editing video, audio, or photos doesn’t have to cost a fortune – or leave you with a headache.
Lisa Johnson from Techchef4u has put all of her iPad lessons onto Pinterest. This is like finding the the mother load of iPad gold. We have posted before about the work that Lisa does around building great resources and then sharing then with teachers. She is a prolific content creator.
Introduction to fake websites Librarians and educators need to be able to illustrate to students and users alike that websites cannot always be trusted to provide truthful and accurate data. This page provides examples of websites that are full of lies, inaccuracies or false information - either for amusement or for more worrying reasons. The list does not include phishing sites however; these are intended to fool a person into believing that they are visiting a legitimate bank site for example; there are already plenty of links to these online already. Fake websites - scientific and commercial All of the following websites are, to the best of my knowledge fake sites, spoof sites or parodies of 'real' sites. This is by no means a complete collection, nor should it be regarded as definitive.
1. What can the URL tell you? Techniques for Web Evaluation : 1. Before you leave the list of search results -- before you click and get interested in anything written on the page -- glean all you can from the URLs of each page.