Web 2.0

A few faculty were trying to decide a way to share a number of locations on a map with students.  I investigated Google Maps and found a way to create custom maps.  Here is the example I created, you can go to my map Where I’ve Lived to see the places I’ve pinned, or interact […]

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Matt on April 26, 2010

After hearing great things about the site http://prezi.com I finally had an opportunity to put it to the test. My favorite part is the non-linear brainstorming. I was able to jot down ideas then try to connect them. I realized I missed some point and could easily add them later. It has some limits and […]

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Matt on March 1, 2010

I’ve been playing around with Slide Share (http://slideshare.net).  In the embed below, you can see a presentation I uploaded for a presentation at the Faculty Learning Community Institute.  Draw back to this method is that video is not supported within slideshare.  Prezi handles video, but it’s not powerpoint. Here is my presentation stream on SlideShare.

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Matt on April 9, 2009

If you’re an educator, you can get a free account with Animoto.  Their software processes your pictures with fancy transitions, adds music, and then share (download .mov, YouTube, embed, email, etc.).  Here’s an example:

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Matt on April 9, 2009

Issuu is a Web 2.0 tool for publishing and sharing magazine type media.  Click the thumbnail below to see:

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Matt on April 6, 2009

At the Tri-IT Conference on March 25, 2009, I facilitated a breakout session called “Avenues for Wiki Collaboration.”  In the session I demonstrated a Wetpaint wiki, a powerful, web collaboration tool. Participants were challenged, through a couple of thought-provoking activities to see how the wiki might be applied for academic purposes. To see the results […]

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