Category: <span>learning</span>

Make a Quick Video…

Keynote/QuickTime/YouTube steps: Make your slides. Add your voice (Play menu > Record Slideshow…) figure one Save your work. Export it to QuickTime (File menu > Export To > QuickTime) This brings up a Creating Movie announcement that shows you the progress of saving your work asa MPEG-4 movie.  figure two Open QuickTime. Open …

Fast and easy presentation tools

When asked what tools an instructor or student might use for online presentations I could respond at length. However, here is a brief list of ones you might try: Jing (Techsmith) Screencastify (Google Chrome plugin) VCASMO (online tool, slides and video) Keynote (I love this!) Prezi (think carefully, you can have …

Google Screencastify

www.screencastify.com Where do I find the embed code when I make a screencast using Screencastify? Follow the link to where the screencast is stored Choose More… from the menu and select Embed If you are using WordPress you have to enter this information on the “Text” editor tab.

Tech free challenge!

Let’s play with fiber, yarn, needles, … or maybe wire and snips?! Baskets! – advice here – http://www.craftyarncouncil.com/desert2.html Getting started Coiled Baskets You need scissors and willingness to have fun. All other supplies are provided. If this turns out to ‘be your thing’ I got many of the supplies locally. Ask …

Article review: Stop Talking …

Marissa Carl Acosta posted to Google+ about Stop Talking: Indigenous Ways of Teaching and Learning and Difficult Dialogues in Higher Education. I saw it and immediately wanted to read parts of it. Grabbing a random chapter, I dove in. This text, by evidence of chapter five: Into Our Classrooms, has lessons …

Methodology

Taking this opportunity to drop in another paper I wrote for ED603. Let me know if you find it helpful! Introduction This paper discusses the evaluation of methods for a research project that involves attempting to measure building community interaction among first-time users of Blackboard while capturing the participants’ opinions …

Bias? What bias?

I’ve done some of the assignments out of order (in ED603). This is another one of those assignments I liked so much I wrote it twice. Introduction This paper discusses addressing several forms of bias while conducting research. Researchers need to be aware of, and counteract the possible introduction of, …

Road map

Okay, so this is one of those ‘I just love easel.ly’ moments. Doing a session on screencasting today. Here’s my thoughts on how it should go… ROAD MAP I should log back in later and tell you how it really went. (The best laid plans…) The link above is in …

I think I can – OOPS!

Let’s not forget that part of knitting is unknitting. I know I did. On Saturday I made two errors… okay mid Saturday and super late Saturday… late enough to call it Sunday. First I did a second round of increases (almost the full round) and had to pull them out …

Tech Free Challenge

It can be challenging to spend up to two hours doing something new or different. This is especially true if you’ve got deadlines looming. At UAF eCampus, the designers meet about every six weeks to do something different. On Tuesday of last week we got creative with paper, ribbon and …

A few mobile links for WordPress

How do you make your WordPress site mobile friendly? Earlier today I spent a little bit of time downloading and testing a WordPress plugin designed to detect mobile devices and switch the view of your WordPress site to accommodate whatever tool the user was using (within reason). [Mobile detection plug …