What is Web Design? Web • design Design is the process of collecting ideas, and aesthetically arranging and implementing them, guided by certain principles for a specific purpose. Web design is a similar process of creation, with the intention of presenting the content on electronic web pages, which the end-users can access through the internet with the help of a web browser. Elements of Web Design Web design uses many of the same key visual elements as all types of design such as: Layout: This is the way the graphics, ads and text are arranged.
Legal Music For Videos Many musicians choose to release their songs under Creative Commons licenses, which give you the legal right to do things like use their music in your videos. What is Creative Commons? Creative Commons is a new system, built upon current copyright law, that allows you to legally use “some rights reserved” music, movies, images, and other content — all for free. The HomeNet Project: Publications and Press Releases Internet Uses and Depressive Affect Different ways of using the Internet seem to have different effects on low-grade depression. Going online to meet new people is associated with increases in depressive affect, and this effect is largest for those with the most off-line social resources. ExplainingComputers.com: Cloud Computing Cloud Computing Cloud computing is where software applications, processing power, data and artificial intelligence are accessed over the Internet. Many private individuals now regularly use an online e-mail application such as Gmail, as well as sharing photos and video on social networking sites like Facebook. However, these types of cloud computing activities are just the beginning. Indeed, it is likely that within a decade the vast majority of personal and business computing will be Internet based. According to IDC, cloud computing was a $47.4bn industry in 2013, and will be worth $107bn by 2017 (IDC).
Social constructivism Social constructivism is a sociological theory of knowledge that applies the general philosophical constructivism into social settings, wherein groups construct knowledge for one another, collaboratively creating a small culture of shared artifacts with shared meanings. When one is immersed within a culture of this sort, one is learning all the time about how to be a part of that culture on many levels. It is emphasised that culture plays a large role in the cognitive development of a person. Its origins are largely attributed to Lev Vygotsky. Social constructivism and social constructionism
WordPress Resources: WordPress Resources WordPress Resources We've found some great resources you can use to get started with WordPress. WordPress is a tool used to create and manage websites. More than 60 million sites use WordPress, ranging from personal blogs to full-fledged company websites. Media Watch: They're back: media reforms 2016 (01/02/2016) But now to more weighty matters and the latest episode in a long-running saga which never quite reaches the climax. Media reforms on their way — The Australian, 13 January, 2016 Yes, it’s happening at last. After many false alarms, Communications Minister Mitch Fifield told ABC Radio a couple of weeks ago that he’s finally going to take the jump. MITCH FIFIELD: I’m keen to introduce into the parliament, in the first part of this year, media laws which will reflect the world we currently live in ...
Six Stealthy Energy Hogs: Are They Lurking in Your Home? Does your smartphone use more energy than a refrigerator? A recent report by the Digital Power Group claimed that an average iPhone uses more juice for battery charging, data use, and wireless connectivity than a medium-sized, ENERGY STAR refrigerator. But an iPhone's power requirements vary dramatically depending on how it's used for video, gaming, and other apps. And estimates for just how much data the average owner uses a month also vary widely, so the controversial study has drawn critics who claim that the comparison is greatly overstated. Blogs Explained by Common Craft You've seen the word, you've seen the web sites and you may even have one. But have you ever wondered: What's the big deal about blogs? To make sense of blogs, you have to think about the news and who makes it. We'll look at news in the 20th vs. the 21st century to make our point. In the 20th century, the news was produced professionally. When news happened, reporters wrote the stories and a tiny group of people decided what appeared in a newspaper or broadcast.
7 Stories From Educators About Teaching In The Flipped Classroom Informed articles and commentary on this powerful and often misunderstood concept. The University of Wisconsin’s Stout School of Education publishes a great Tech Tips newsletter. The last few issues of this newsletter have been packed with resources focused on topics near and dear to us here at EmergingEdTech, and we strongly recommend signing up for this free publication. I spent a good deal of time reading and appreciating the resources shared in a recent Tech Tips newsletter focused on the concept of “the flipped classroom”. Below I have shared several of the articles listed in the newsletter, along with a few more that I searched out, and I’ve provided a little insight into each of them. (Click image to access a Flipped Classroom Infographic from Knewton.com)
Web Design Vs. Web Development: What's the Difference? What do you do? For Patrick Haney, that question is a little more complicated. “By day, I’m a designer and developer hybrid working on client projects through Hanerino, a two-person, design studio his wife began two years ago,” he says. “We take on a wide range of work including web design and development, user experience design for apps and mobile as well as many other design projects.” When he is not working on contract projects he teaches web development and graphic design classes as an adjunct instructor at the CDIA.
'Media Interests' snapshot The Media Interests snapshot below provides an overview of the main interests in major commercial television and radio networks and associated newspapers. From this snapshot, you can click through to maps showing the location and details of the relevant media operations. The snapshot and maps will be updated as required. Important information: The Media Interests snapshot and associated maps (the infographics) are provided for indicative purposes only.