Web tools that can be embedded There’s a gazillion cool online tools nowadays and many provide code that you can use to embed what you’ve found or created into your blog posts, pages or added to text widgets in your blog sidebar. Refer to the following instructions to embed: Below’s a list of tools to get you started: Audio Hosting Websites Here’s some of the popular site used by educators who want to embed their audio within embedded players rather than uploading them directly to posts as links: Brainstorming Tools AnswerGarden – is a word cloud site that collects words and phrases. Comic and Cartoon Tools Poll and Survey tools Presentation Tools AuthorStream - - A site where you can host your presentations and share with others. Slide Show Tools BookR – Super easy slide show maker.Flickr – Flickr is a PhotoSharing website for hosting and sharing your photos online. Quiz Creation tools Video Creation Tools Animoto – great site for quickly creating professional looking videos from your images. Video Hosting Websites
aLearning Blog 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. Anyway, this post is not about attacking or supporting the idea of EduGames to facilitate Higher Learning. In short, this article (or post) is about exploring and discovering free educational games that could be useful to embed within or across courses (and programs) to spark more engagement, challenge, mystery, exploration, collaboration, problem-solving, decision making, imagination, fun and thinking into the learning process. EDUGAMES SITES? Serious Games InitiativeIs focused on uses for games in exploring management and leadership challenges facing the public sector.Serious GamesA web portal to serious games news, resources and companies. 102 FREE EDUGAMES!
E-learning Examples — Interactive Graphics, Visual Journalism and Multimedia Storytelling I Came, I Saw, I Learned... PDFs are everywhere, and forms are still one of the most popular PDF types. Whether you are creating a form from scratch or updating an existing one, I bet I can show you a few things you didn't know about PDF forms. This is the first in a series of articles that I'm planning on building and getting creative with PDF forms. Creating a New PDF Form Regardless of which application you use to create the initial document, you can make it into a form in Adobe Acrobat. I use Adobe Illustrator to create my documents and then I save them as PDFs. We will review both those methods, but let's start with using Word to create the document. These are examples I will use throughout this article series: at the top, I simply typed my text in a Word document and exported it to PDF. Setting up a form in Microsoft Word To create a PDF with Word, you either print to PDF or import a Word document into Acrobat, (which automatically creates a PDF). In the example below, I set up a simple Word document.
Readability-Score.com - Free Online Readability Calculator - Flesch Kincaid, Gunning Fog and more ... Where Learning, Technology, and Marketing Meet If you work for a membership organization, we need your help. We’re launching the survey that will form the basis for our upcoming white paper on the use of social technologies for learning among associations, due out in June. The purpose is to better understand how associations are and aren’t using social technologies (blogs, wikis, networking sites, etc.) to deliver learning products and services. Your participation is very important—even if you do not currently use or plan to use social technologies as part of your learning products or services and regardless of the size or budget of your association. [click to continue…] I’m working on a new survey (on social technologies for learning—keep an eye out for its release in the coming days), I’ve been spending some time in SurveyMonkey, and I came back across a tiny survey we did before our Assessing Your Market for Education Products Webinar in February. 1. [click to continue…]
iKnowthat.com Essential PowerPoint Features That really is a great resource! Sorry i missed the input stage. For what it's worth, my current favourite is cut, right click paste special, image. When we convert slides with tonnes of text (public companies with safe harbor / disclaimer statements of 30 lines of 6pt text) it [rightly] takes ages for Articulate to render through each of the characters. Before being taught the above tip at [plug] www.betterpresenting.com/summit we would shift f5, alt print screen, escape, paste, format pic, crop, resize..... With the above tip it is now just ctrl-a(ll), ctl-x, right click paste image. This might not sound like such a big deal, but when you are processing a 50 presentations a day at a conference with similar slides, you work out the time saving! Cheers Rob