29 Essential Social Media Resources You May Have MIssed We're back with a cause-themed weekend roundup in anticipation of the Mashable Social Good Summit this Monday, September 20. Below you'll find a section dedicated to our recent slew of Social Good resources including apps, trends, and several surveys of modern fundraising. We've also got all the classics in our Social Media section with resources on how Digg can survive, details on fashion week, and the future of social media journalism. Tech & Mobile has iPad apps for Twitter power users, and some guides on Internet Explorer 9.
eXe The eXe project developed a freely available Open Source authoring application to assist teachers and academics in the publishing of web content without the need to become proficient in HTML or XML markup. Resources authored in eXe can be exported in IMS Content Package, SCORM 1.2, or IMS Common Cartridge formats or as simple self-contained web pages. eXe grew out of the New Zealand Government Tertiary Education Commission's eCollaboration Fund and was led by the University of Auckland, The Auckland University of Technology, and Tairawhiti Polytechnic. It was later supported by CORE Education, a New Zealand-based not-for-profit educational research and development organisation. It has also been greatly assisted by a global group of participants and contributors.
Over 1000 Free eLearning Resources Free eLearning Resources for eLearning Professionals One of the challenges that I had when I begun my eLearning career was to find useful and effective eLearning resources for eLearning course design and development. I am fun of Free eLearning Resources and of course Free Educational Technology Tools. At the following list you will find over 1000 free eLearning resources that I highly encourage you to share with professionals interested in the eLearning field! ZaidLearn: 102 Free EduGames to Spice Up Your Course! "Engage Me or Enrage Me" - Marc Prensky (2005) "Never play a video game that's trying to teach you something." - Justin Peters (2007) Terms like educational games, game-based gaming, and social impact games don't sound too bad.
45+ Free Online Tools To Create Charts, Diagrams And Flowcharts Charts and graphs are the best ways to represent information and relationship between two interlinked entities. Not only do charts and graphs inform visitors about the trend or relationship you want to show them but also add a visual connection with the visitors. Several online tools are available that help you create comprehensively designed flowcharts and graphs that worth a thousands words. Work With Me Writing this blog has given me the opportunity to work with some great people in the education community. I cannot accept every invitation that I receive, but I do give serious consideration to all invitations. If you are interested in having me speak at your school or conference please use the contact form below or email me directly at richardbyrne (at) freetech4teachers (dot) comServices I offer: *Workshops for your faculty. Let's roll up our sleeves and get immersed in learning about ways to use technology in our classrooms. You can choose from the list of topics at the bottom of this page or I will work with you to develop a custom day of workshops for your faculty. *Keynote for your conference.
Wink - [Homepage] Here is a sample Flash tutorial created by Wink. Click the green arrow button to start viewing it. --------> Top 100 Tools for Learning 2013 Below is a list of the top 100 web tools compiled from a survey run by Centre for Learning and Performance Technologies ( C4LPT). Votes of over 500 learning professionals (from education and workplace learning) from 48 countries were collected and analyzed to come up with this final selection. Here are some of the highlights taken from C4PLT: 50 Ways to Use Twitter in the Classroom Many critics of Twitter believe that the 140-character microblog offered by the ubiquitous social network can do little for the education industry. They are wrong. K-12 teachers have taken advantage of Twitter’s format to keep their classes engaged and up-to-date on the latest technologies.
Web 2.0 Tools for Teachers Web 2.0 is different: Speed - Broadband connectivity and high speed wireless and mobile connectionshave enabled much of the changes that have occurred.• About The quickest way to share text with other people Why JustPaste.it is so special? Easy to use text editor with text formatting feature Just paste text from other webpage or word processor.
Tools JeLSIM Builder The JeLSIM Builder toolkit is a FREE toolkit for producing educational simulations. The tools are written in Java and allow the user to create Java applets which can be delivered through a standard web browser. Creating simulations requires experience of the Java programming language to create a numerical model of the system/concept being simulated. Once the model has been written, simulation interfaces can be developed by teachers and content developers who have no knowledge of Java. Using the tools is little more difficult than using a drawing package.