Wednesday, 17 October 2012

Moodle Tool Guide for Teachers

By Joyce Seitzinger. Presents ease of use for the main Moodle tools and relates these to pedagogy

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Saturday, 9 October 2010

The Crisis of Credit Visualized



Part 2

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Sunday, 17 January 2010

Teaching College-Level Science and Engineering, video MIT lectures



Course Description

This participatory seminar focuses on the knowledge and skills necessary for teaching science and engineering in higher education. This course is designed for graduate students interested in an academic career, and anyone else interested in teaching. Readings and discussions include: teaching equations for understanding, designing exam and homework questions, incorporating histories of science, creating absorbing lectures, teaching for transfer, the evils of PowerPoint, and planning a course. The subject is appropriate for both novices and those with teaching experience.

Topics covered:

General principles of teaching

Instructor:

Dr. Sanjoy Mahajan

Web page


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Friday, 1 May 2009

Twitterlearn

Twitterlearn is a new service from the Radio Lingua Network to receive regular quizzes via twitter, allowing you to test your knowledge of Spanish, Italian and German, with French coming soon.

Each of the series are linked to their podcasts and the content being tested in the regular quizzes is based on the content of their podcasts.

More here: http://www.twitterlearn.com/
http://twitter.com/learnspanish
http://twitter.com/learngerman
http://twitter.com/learnitalian

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Thursday, 16 April 2009

Images

  1. Commons A database of 1,598,332 freely reusable media files to which anyone can contribute
  2. Image Bank and Sounds CNICE
  3. Pict.com Unlimited space.
  4. Flickr The best online photo management and sharing application in the world
  5. Flickr Toys Toys and amusements for your digital photografs
  6. Morgue File Contains photographs freely contributed by many artists to be used in creative projects by visitors to the site
  7. Freefoto The largest collection of free photographs on the Internet

  8. Optical Illusions
  9. Customize images
  10. Google images
  11. The Face Game Build a face in a few easy steps. Powered by National Geographic Channel
  12. Official Gimp User Manual

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Monday, 17 November 2008

Top 100 Tools for Learning 2008

This list was compiled from the Top 10 Tools list shared by over 220 learning professionals worldwide at the Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies

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Wednesday, 12 November 2008

Teaching videos

  1. MITTechTV
  2. Digital Videolibrary (Xtec)
  3. Commons
  4. The Archive
  5. The Periodic Table of Videos
  6. Ubuntu videos
  7. Youtube search "Education"
  8. Convert all videos direct to your PC
  9. Animoto for education (referral code: amsqeiw)

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Thursday, 16 October 2008

Software


  1. Edubuntu An excellent education tool, officially supported derivative of Ubuntu customised for Education use. Screencasts
  2. Official Ubuntu documentation
  3. Free alternatives Relations between proprietary applications and its free replacements
  4. Linkat The educative distribution of GNU/Linux that offers the Department of Education of the Generalitat of Catalonia, with the aim to provide an operating system completely frees.
  5. Linux Frequently Asked Questions
  6. PalmCAT Handeld software
  7. ClicZone A set of free software for the development of multimedia educational activities.
  8. Computer Science Learning Software
  9. Softcatalà
  10. Support tools
  11. Comparison of reference management software
  12. Convert any media file format (Documents, Images, Audio, Video & Archives) without buying or installing anything on your PC. Free!

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Friday, 16 May 2008

Hacks and gadgets, DIY

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Sunday, 27 April 2008

Easy Java Simulations


Easy Java Simulations software tool for the creation of computer simulations

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Sunday, 20 January 2008

Improved searchplugin for >100k articles Catalan Wikipedia

Last Friday 18th January, Catalan Wikipedia (la Viquipèdia), has reached its 100.000 articles and so becomes the 17th language in worldwide Wikipedia top, just before Turkish and after Romanian.
Catalan is a Romance language with 9-10 milion speakers around the world, approximately 88th in worldwide ranking, and only fully official in the tiny sovereign country of Andorra.

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Wednesday, 16 January 2008

How to mount the Burr Puzzle

This video has been done with GNU software

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Tuesday, 25 December 2007

Electronics

  1. How stuff works
  2. Picaxe microcontrollers
  3. Tuxgraphics avr microcontroller electronics

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Saturday, 21 July 2007

TiddlyWiki ShowCase

This video shows some of the TiddlyWiki version 2.2.X features.

How this video has been made:
Software:
TiddlyWiki: http://tw.pacoriviere.cat
FlickSlidr: http://flickrslidr.com
Ubuntu, Firefox, RecordMyDesktop and Kino

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No sound version released. Pls feel free to edit it, prepare dub sound versions and/or add titles in every language you like!

Attribution-ShareAlike Creative Commons licensed.

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Thursday, 19 July 2007

Photo Hosting Websites

Perils and tips to host your pictures and photos:

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Saturday, 14 July 2007

Tim Berners-Lee on the Semantic Web

The inventor of the World Wide Web explains how the Semantic Web works and how it will transform how we use and understand data.

From: http://www.technologyreview.com/

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Monday, 2 July 2007

Web page creation

  1. TiddlyWiki A popular free MicroContent WikiWikiWeb created by JeremyRuston and a busy Community of independent developers.
  2. mobiSiteGalore Build your own Mobile Website in minutes FREE!
  3. Xiclets A service for the creation of small web pages (xiclets) in a simple and fast manner.
  4. Web tutorials at Lehigh University
  5. With Word Build a web page with Microsoft Word
  6. XTEC guidelines
  7. University Carlos III guidelines
  8. Button generator and library

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