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Intro to Business resources. How to Google like a boss - Become a master of Google search with these little-known tips. No doubt about it, Google Search has revolutionized the way we do research.

How to Google like a boss - Become a master of Google search with these little-known tips

Gone are the days when we need to reside in the library for days-on-end just to finish work we’ve set ourselves to do. What is great about Googleling for research is that you can do it in your favorite cafe while sipping cups of your choice brew. Join me as we peruse this resource I found while I Googled like a boss at Tribeca Coffee, Ilocos Norte. I was adding finishing touches to posts at The Write Freelance when I discovered this treasure. Meantime, let me assure you, when you apply these little-known tips revealed in the infographic, you will surely master the art of using Google Search.

'Suicide Is My Retirement Plan' Image: Debra Leigh Scott.

'Suicide Is My Retirement Plan'

(Photo by Deb Boardman) Ask Debra Leigh Scott how she plans to make ends meet after her teaching career is over, and her answer is direct. “Suicide,” she says, “is my retirement plan.” Of course, she doesn’t want to kill herself. Canvas: Teach More Effectively, Save Hours of Valuable Time. LATEST COURSE UPDATE: November 05, 2014 Over 800 students enjoying this course!

Canvas: Teach More Effectively, Save Hours of Valuable Time

What is this course about? Boise State Mission Possible Instructional Design - Google Slides. Ipadio - Reach the Hard to Reach. Why I Hate School But Love Education. Real Time Search - Social Mention. Content Curation Tools: The Newsmaster Toolkit by... Jog The Web. 15 Outstanding Tools to Collect, Organize and Share Your Web Experience. WeVideo - Online Video Creation. Journalist's Resource: Research for Reporting, from Harvard Shorenstein Center. CC Search. Carla's Workshop Resources.

Magazines and Books Free. Download ebooks free page 1 ePub Bud - Publish, Convert, Store, and Download free children's ebooks online for the iPad and nook color! Share Book Recommendations With Your Friends, Join Book Clubs, Answer Trivia. eBook Releases by Category. Welcome to Tuebl.

Resources: PLE. This section includes a collection of links by topic targeted to faculty, instructors, K-12 educators, and instructional designers looking for ideas, inspiration and/or skill development specific to online or blended learning and instruction.

Resources: PLE

The resources are carefully selected; I’ve included only those that I refer to consistently, are of high-quality and support knowledge and skill development. Legend for icons associated with resources Resources [links] are organized by topic—categorized by specific skill set or knowledge area. And, resources within each topic category are identified by type with an icon that describes the format of the resource. Though there are a plethora of available resources specific to skill development for teaching online, I’ve chosen resources to share here, targeted to educators that are in the developmental phase of teaching blended or online courses. 1. 2.

Personal Learning Environment: Janson Hews. PLN how to build one! (english version).wmv. Lessons Worth Sharing. Blogswikisdocs - home. New Resources - FREE Teaching and Learning Resources. FREE Features These features originally appeared on the features blog.

New Resources - FREE Teaching and Learning Resources

The features highlight resources and ideas related to holidays, awareness months, anniversaries and seasonal topics. January February March April May June July August. 2039183682_5f748411c1.jpg (JPEG Image, 448 × 500 pixels) PEST Analysis - Problem-Solving Training from MindTools. Identifying "Big Picture" Opportunities and Threats (Also Known as PESTLE, PESTEL, PESTLIED, STEEPLE, SLEPT and LONGPESTLE) Learn how to use PEST Analysis to identify the threats and opportunities in your business environment.

PEST Analysis - Problem-Solving Training from MindTools

Knowledge Letter: Issue 154 - April 2013. Gurteen Knowledge Letter: Issue 154 - April 2013 Contents Introduction to the April 2013 Knowledge Letter If you want ACTION, don't write.

Knowledge Letter: Issue 154 - April 2013

Go and tell the guy what you want. Some sound advise here from David Ogilivy. Best Free Podcasts. 99 Resources to Research & Mine the Invisible Web. College researchers often need more than Google and Wikipedia to get the job done.

99 Resources to Research & Mine the Invisible Web

To find what you're looking for, it may be necessary to tap into the invisible web, the sites that don't get indexed by broad search engines. The following resources were designed to help you do just that, offering specialized search engines, directories, and more places to find the complex and obscure. Search Engines Whether you're looking for specific science research or business data, these search engines will point you in the right direction.

EduFire. Moovly - Create Animated Content like a Pro. The Discussion Forum is Dead; Long Live the Discussion Forum. There are better forums for discussion than online discussion forums.

The Discussion Forum is Dead; Long Live the Discussion Forum

The discussion forum is a ubiquitous component of every learning management system and online learning platform from Blackboard to Moodle to Coursera. Forums have become, in many ways, synonymous with discussion in the online class, as though one relatively standardized interface can stand in for the many and varied modes of interaction we might have in a physical classroom. The rhetoric of a physical classroom — its pedagogical topography — can certainly dictate how we teach within it: where the seats are, which direction they face, whether they’re bolted down, what kind of writing surfaces are on the walls, how many walls have writing surfaces, whether there are windows, doors that lock, etc.

The same is true of the virtual classroom: is it password protected, what kind of landing page do we arrive on when we enter the course, how many pages allow interaction, can students easily upload and share content. Thomas P. Blogswikisdocs - home. Upload & Share PowerPoint presentations, documents, infographics. Piktochart: Infographic and Presentation Tool for Non-Designers. PhotoPeach - Fresh slideshows to go!

Turn your photos into visually stimulating presentations. Soo Meta - A Nice, New Way to Create Multimedia Presentations. Soo Meta is a new digital presentation tool from the same people that developed the YouTube remixing tool Dragon Tape .

Soo Meta - A Nice, New Way to Create Multimedia Presentations

Soo Meta allows you to combine videos from YouTube, pictures from the web or from your desktop, text, and voice recordings to create a presentation. For Websites - DISQUS. We know that comments can sometimes be pretty bad. That’s why Disqus is all about encouraging quality discussions over one-dimensional comments. A smart voting system surfaces the best content on the page. The community can vote up the best and down vote the bad—all while an even smarter system helps to prevent the silencing of different ideas. Beyond the discussion, Disqus helps websites understand and build a better community. Navigate over to the community view to see a glimpse of a website’s active audience. Seamless everything is built into the Disqus system so that your visitors never have to leave your website. Elearning (444) Ingredients for effective teaching.

Diagram Software to draw Flowcharts, UML & more Online. Extending YouTube. 20 Great Youtube Features And Tricks You Need To Know With over 3 billion Youtube videos watched every single day and 48 hours of footage uploaded every single minute to the world’s most popular video sharing website we wanted to produce a useful guide for getting the most out of the service. You’ll struggle to find somebody who uses the web and who doesn’t watch Youtube videos on a daily basis but there is so much more to Youtube than just little funny videos of cats. The list also provides tips and tricks for publishers who are the people who make the site what it is today. Make a Video Quickly and Easily. Wideo - Make animated online videos free. Create your own animated video.

EduCanon. Zaption - Interact & Learn with Video Lessons.