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Watch this: Google Docs can automatically generate QR Codes. Intercultural exchange. VMCOLAB. Telecollaboration in historical spaces - Tâches de sens... Ten cool Chrome tricks you can use right now. Google Chrome is the most popular web browser in the world.

Ten cool Chrome tricks you can use right now

Learn some tricks for using it more efficiently and also have some fun along the way. According to StatCounter, Google Chrome currently holds the crown when it comes to web browser market share, standing at 35%, compared to about 32% for Internet Explorer, 22% for Firefox and about 7% for Safari. I have seen Google's Chrome web browser make significant inroads in the enterprise over the past couple of years; what started out as a consumer novelty (in the eyes of this sysadmin) has become an institutional product.

New from ICTP: an app that compiles images and audio into video-like recording. 19 handy Google tricks that you weren’t aware of. After covering everything that Google Search has to offer, you can easily forge that search only forms one small part of the Google behemoth.

19 handy Google tricks that you weren’t aware of

With so many different features and clients available, it’s very easy to use the basic features for each and leave it at that. However, if you delve a little deeper, there are many tricks hidden away that will help improve your experience. To help you out, here are a number of tips and tricks that you can use for four of Google’s more popular features: Gmail, Maps, Google Drive and Google News.

Gmail Use Filtered Search Gmail’s search bar is very handy for finding that message you got months ago, but most people don’t realise how easy it is to access advanced search. Activate Starring Feature. Advantages Of VOIP. BYOD Case Study: Sheffield High School. Sheffield High School is a private girls’ all-through school, ie ages 4-18, in the urban setting of Sheffield, England.

How I used a Cyrillic charset to solve the Gerbildoc mojibake problem. A number of discussions are going on at the moment about the importance of preserving representation information for electronic files.

How I used a Cyrillic charset to solve the Gerbildoc mojibake problem

Given the many possible ways even ordinary text can be encoded, it can never be taken for granted that digital files will be readable in the future. 9 Tools to Create E-magazines and Newspapers for Your Class. Audience Response Systems. DOWNLOAD Design and Publish Your Own Free Digital Magazine. Want to put together your own digital magazine, but not sure where to start?

DOWNLOAD Design and Publish Your Own Free Digital Magazine

Time to read “Design and Publish Your Own Free Digital Magazine”, the latest manual from MakeUseOf. This digital magazine publishing guide outlines everything you need to put together your own gorgeous online publication, from logos to layout to online publication at Issuu. By Daniel Malpica, the Editor-in-chief and Designer of [Radiador] Magazine, this manual explains everything you need to know in order to put together a digital magazine of your own. From designing a logo in Illustrator to editing pictures in Photoshop to laying out your articles in InDesign, this guide teaches you everything you need to know if you want to put together and distribute your own digital magazine.

Blackboard Collaborate’s Live Virtual Classrooms in New Era of Learning. Participants can join live sessions from anywhere: Blackboard, a recognized leader in enterprise technology products for education and training use, is now making its mark in delivering live collaboration for the virtual classroom with Blackboard Collaborate.

Blackboard Collaborate’s Live Virtual Classrooms in New Era of Learning

Since acquiring the Elluminate and Wimba web conferencing products a couple years back, the company developed the newer product offering Blackboard Collaborate to integrate web, video, and voice conferencing as well as IM features that facilitate live learning anywhere with one product. To understand the need for virtual classrooms as a platform, the education sector in particular has several broader objectives to contend with. MFL - Let your alter ego out - news. Last Updated:5 October, 2012Section:news Bring languages to life with personalised online characters Ever thought of building a robot and having it do all your dirty work in the classroom?

MFL - Let your alter ego out - news

The Best Language Tools for Geeks. SExpand No matter your command of the English language, we all have trouble defining, pronouncing, or even remembering certain words, which makes writing tough.

The Best Language Tools for Geeks

Here are some of the best tools to help you out.P We talked about online language tools for nerds a couple years ago, and today we're revisiting it with newer and better options. Instagram Photo Gallery Widgets. Posting a YouTube on Pinterest. Pinterest is a social bookmarking tool, and it's taking off like gangbusters. Right now there's a waiting list to be invited, but once you're in, you can create visual bookmarks on virtual pinboards.

You can "pin" items from websites with images, and it turns out you can pin videos from YouTube as well. The handy part about pinned videos is that you don't even need to leave Pinterest to view the video. In order to pin a YouTube video, you need to make sure you use the video's URL rather than the embed code. Don't just copy the URL at the top of the screen. Navigate to the video you want to share on YouTube. Click on the button. Copy the code on the left. Copy and paste that video URL.

Click the link in Pinterest, click on the button, and add the link to your favorite board. Another positive virtual world wave approaching. We can argue about the delineation between types of virtual world, games and social media and their popularity with users, press, business etc.

Another positive virtual world wave approaching

However it does seem there are some interesting developments that feel like a rejuvinating step. For those of us in the industry and still passionate about it it is good news as we can help all the people just discovering all the wonderful benefits, the interesting challenges and sparking new ideas on how to communicate live online. The first biggie is the birth of the web based (Facebook) virtual world. Cloud Party. Croak.it! - speak to the web!

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Twitter – A Teaching and Learning Tool. I think I have found the perfect place to reflect on the way a network, and specifically how Twitter, can impact on what goes on in the classroom.

Twitter – A Teaching and Learning Tool

No mains gas, no telephones, no mobile signal, no internet connection, no possible way to interact with my personal learning network (PLN). Tucked away in the Cornish countryside the location of the cottage we are staying in provokes vocabulary such as: isolated, severed, detached and remote. But similar rhetoric could also be applied to the lack of connection I have with my network. I am removed from the network I want to reflect upon and away from the classroom that it can impact.

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