August 13, 2013

Mashups

Mashups: Integrate Visually Engaging Content

You can easily integrate rich media learning content using Web 2.0 resources from Youtube, Slideshare, and Flickr.
This tool allows you to deliver engaging course content in a convenient and powerful way by searching, finding,
and inserting in a few clicks.
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Blackboard has added an accessible wrap around the YouTube player to make it accessible to everyone.

August 13, 2013

Wikis

Wikis: Promote Active Collaboration

Wikis enable active collaboration around course content and group projects. Users collaborate on a document using only a web browser.
As an instructor, you can see the process and evolution of the work and can also participate.
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You can also see each participant’s contributions and grade accordingly.

Blackboard Learn is a new platform. Many of the functions you use in CE Vista 8 will still be available to you, but some have changed.

August 12, 2013

Screensync

SyncSpaceSync Space

Sync Space for iPad provides a zoom able drawing space that can be shared in real-time over the net a sort of shared whiteboard. Turn on synchronization and send a link to the document to others who will be able to see your drawing and also make changes using Sync Space.

The resulting drawings can be posted to Twitter, 37 Signals' Campfire and Face book or emailed as a PDF.

lt’s the perfect whiteboard replacement for distributed teams. See a demonstration video a tour web site.

August 12, 2013

WebCapture

webcaptureWebCapture (free)

WebCapture is a small utility application for your iPhone/iPod touch to help you capture screenshots of websites.

The app takes screenshot photos of the website alone - no status or toolbars are shown in the screenshots taken therefore no cropping or editing it needed making the job of creating screenshots much easier.

August 12, 2013

Encore B2B

gotoEncore B2B (free)

Encore B2B a full featured mobile video conferencing tool.This tool lets you connect with students and control multi-way video meetings, view content, chat, record, switch layouts, along with a number of conference controls.

August 12, 2013

Readability

readabilityReadability (free)

Readability turns any web page into a clean view for reading now or later on your computer, iPhone or iPad. With the Readability app, you can catch up reading what you've saved with the free Readability add-on for your web browser.

To start saving articles from the web to Readability, visit www.readability.com using your favorite browser and install the free Readability add-on.

August 12, 2013

Flipboard

FlipboardFlipboard (free)

Beautifully designed for iPad and iPhone, Flipboard creates a personalized magazine out of everything being shared with you. Flip through your Facebook newsfeed, tweets from your Twitter timeline, photos from Instagram friends, sounds from SoundCloud and much more.

August 12, 2013

Screenchomp

ScreenChomScreenChomp

A simple doodling board, markers, and one-click sharing tools make spreading your ideas and know-how easy and fun! Just - Record It. Sketch It. Share It. - to create a sharable, replay-able video that tells your story clearly.

Why share to ScreenChomp.com? Because…

It serves up a short URL that’s easy to share anywhere.

You can download your video as an MPEG-4 file.

There’s a Twitter sharing button.

There’s no account to manage. Just post and go (perfect for schools and teachers)!

August 12, 2013

Dropbox



Dropbox (free)

Educators with notes and files scattered about different computers will love this application. By synching with other machines sporting Dropbox, users do not have to fear misplacing important documents - it even boasts the ability to read a number of different common file formats, too! Anyone with an iPhone may save their photos and videos directlyto the application as well. Teachers who come across great bits of online multimedia to enhance a lecture can save their valuable findings for future offline viewing and organize them into specific galleries.