Conversations in the cloud Ken Tothero · University of Texas at Austin VoiceThread conversations are media-centric, which keeps the discussions focused. They also provide an opportunity to reflect, resulting in higher quality input. And finally, the system just plain works. Ken Tothero from the University of Texas at Austin shares his experience using VoiceThread (3:04 Min) Cole Complese · Penn State
The Ultimate Cheat Sheet for Creating Social Media Buttons Social media is an extremely valuable tool for promoting all your awesome marketing content. But with so many social networks providing their own individual content sharing and follow buttons, it's often difficult to know which social media button to use for what purpose. Be confused no more! We've put together a handy, comprehensive guide to help you understand the differences between the share and follow buttons for the top five social networks (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+, and Pinterest), as well as how to implement them on your website, blog, and other content. You'll never have to Google instructions for individual buttons again!
Seven Top Authoring Tools by Joe Ganci “You choose the tools you need depending on the instructional design you need to implement, the venues to which you need to deliver, your budget and schedule, and other factors. I hope this table helps you to reach your eLearning goals.” Recently The eLearning Guild published a research report written by yours truly, entitled Rapid eLearning Authoring: Top Tools, in which I analyzed the results of the continuous surveys to which thousands of Guild members respond. Using Dropbox in the Classroom When I mention Dropbox to friends and colleagues, I usually get one of two responses – a knowing smile and nod, or a puzzled and quizzical look. Whether you know what the program is, you have likely heard the name. But really, what is Dropbox? Dropbox is many things — a multifaceted tool that’s so powerful, you’ll continue to discover new ways to use it.
- Top 10 sites for Creating Digital Magazines and Newspapers by David Kapuler 0 Comments September 12, 2010 By: Tech Learning Blog Staff Sep 12 Two Great Google Story Telling Tools for Teachers Looking for some digital storytelling tools for your students ? Google has got two wonderful applications which I have already reviewed here in two separate posts. Check them out below : 1- Google Story Builder Story Builder allows you to create mini-movies or video stories with the feel of Google Docs. You can also personalize the videos you create using the characters, story, and even music of your choosing and when you finish you can share your final product with others. 3 Social Media Automation Tools for Marketers Are you drowning in social media tasks? Do you need better tools to help you manage your social media marketing? Automating some of the more repetitive tasks related to social media can help you be more productive and efficient with the execution of your social media strategy.
Selecting a Digital Curation Tool by David Kelly “Most of the digital curation tools available today have robust functionality that is available completely free. There’s no investment (other than time) required to test different tools and find the one that works best for you.” In today’s world of ever-growing digital content there is a seemingly infinite amount of information available. 100+ Google Tricks for Teachers It's Google's world, we're just teaching in it. Now, we can use it a little more easily. With classes, homework, and projects–not to mention your social life–time is truly at a premium for all teachers, so why not take advantage of the wide world that Google has to offer? From super-effective search tricks to Google tools specifically for education to tricks and tips for using Gmail, Google Docs, and Google Calendar, these tricks will surely save you some precious time. Search Tricks These search tricks can save you time when researching online for your next project or just to find out what time it is across the world, so start using these right away.