How to ‘Chop’ a YouTube video and embed it into PowerPoint Posted on April 11, 2011 by davefoord Addition to this post made on 20/11/12 – if you are wanting to embed a cropped YouTube video into Moodle then visit YouTube is a wonderful source of videos that can be used very effectively within education, but quite often we only want to show a certain part of the video rather than the whole thing. There is now a free and very easy to use method for doing this called TubeChop, and the output from this can be embedded easily into PowerPoint. One of the great things with TubeChop is you don’t even have to create an account on it, so no passwords to remember (or forget!) Here is a screencast showing how easy this is to use.
Bubbl.us: mindmap getting started guide Create a new Mind Map Once you are signed in, click the "New Mind Map" button. A tab titled "New Mind Map" will appear with the editor underneath. Microprocessor Simulator for Students Click the image for a large screen shot view. If you are looking for Neil's simulator for the UK AQA GCE in Electronics, it's here with the documentation here. Download for Win32 - Win95/98/ME/NT/2000/XP/2003/Windows 7 - Not tested with Vista but it probably works. This program does not need to be installed as it makes no regristry changes. Just extract the files into a folder and make your own shortcut to the EXE file.
A Gold Mine of Adobe Illustrator Resources - Noupe Design Blog By Melissa Scroggins What could be better than striking gold? How about a huge list of Adobe Illustrator resources? online graphical dictionary and thesaurus Visuwords™ online graphical dictionary — Look up words to find their meanings and associations with other words and concepts. Produce diagrams reminiscent of a neural net. Learn how words associate. Teacher's Guide on The Use of Podcasting in Education What is a Podcast ? According to the New Oxford American Dictionary a podcast is a " digital recording of a radio broadcast or similar program, made available on the internet for downloading to a personal audio payer." in other words, it is a digital audio file that is created, shared and heard. Podcast can also be in the form of videos streamlined online, however, video podcast is known as vidcast or vodcast. Educational Uses of Podcasts Podcasts can be used for several educational purposes.
Dot: 360º video capture for the iPhone 4 by Jeff Glasse Hey Kickstarter-onians, Thanks for checking out our project! We call it Dot. It’s a stylish, durable and downright pocketable 360º (panoramic) lens attachment and app for the iPhone 4. What does it do? yEd - Graph Editor yEd is a powerful desktop application that can be used to quickly and effectively generate high-quality diagrams. Create diagrams manually, or import your external data for analysis. Our automatic layout algorithms arrange even large data sets with just the press of a button. yEd is freely available and runs on all major platforms: Windows, Unix/Linux, and Mac OS X. How to Make Copies of Google Documents Shared With You As "View Only" Have you ever come across a Google Document or Google Presentation on the web that you wanted to have a copy of for yourself but discovered that it was shared as "view only?" Most of the Google Documents and Presentations that I share on this blog are marked "view only." Even if the document or presentation is marked "view only" you can still create a copy for yourself.
Mozilla Popcorn Maker What is Popcorn Maker? Popcorn Maker makes it easy to create a mash-up of web components. A cloud-based, browser-based multimedia editor that enhances, remixes and shares web multimedia elements including YouTube videos, Soundcloud clips, Flickr images, Google Maps, Wikipedia entries and interactive 3D models. To learn more about Popcorn Maker, visit Mozilla Webmaker - What is Popcorn Maker? Join a global community of webmakers and create your own unique mash-up of web media using Popcorn Maker and find out how easy webmaking can be applied in your courses! Ideas for using Popcorn Maker in your course