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June 5, 2012

Here is an updated list of online resources our faculty members have found helpful. Most are free. Feel free to add your favorites by posting a reply with the name and web address.

screen cast-o-matic for lecture capture.

Khan Academy is a great resource for free videos.

Live scribe pens are a great inexpensive tool.

Soft chalk for enhanced interaction.

Capture to Cloud – Capture to Cloud, capture any content, share it and discuss it with anyone — ow.ly/beQui

 

Wordlehttp://www.wordle.net

Xtranormalwww.xtranormal.com

Periodic Table of Videos: http://www.periodicvideos.com

Google – http://www.google.com/edu/teachers/

10 Reasons to use Google +http://ow.ly/bhG7F

Google Images – Ben West and Felix Heyes’ book Google contains the first Google image search result for every word in the dictionary – unfiltered and uncritical. http://ow.ly/bdaPH

Capzels – Create rich multimedia timelines with videos, photos, music, blogs and documents; Free and great for education — http://ow.ly/biy1i

Memorize.com – Create learning material for yourself and others! — http://ow.ly/beU9I

 

Study Blue – StudyBlue – Flash Cards — http://ow.ly/bea96

Edshelf – edshelf is a directory of digital tools for educators. Discover new tools; See what other educators use; Rate and review your favorite tools. http://ow.ly/bdbx6

@infogram – a new and innovative way to build infographics online — http://ow.ly/b84X3

Infographics are 30 to 40 times more likely to be viewed and shared vs. text. — http://ow.ly/aTi2q

 Anibal’s Tools – Great resources – http://www.diigo.com/list/anibalpachecoit/anibals-toolbox

Jing http://www.techsmith.com/jing.html

Screenr http://www.screenr.com/

Livemocha –language www.livemocha.com

Help

Piazza www.piazza.com

Open Study – openstudy.com

Free technology for Teachers http://www.freetech4teachers.com/

Discovery educationhttp://web2010.discoveryeducation.com/web20tools.cfm

 Edudemic.com

http://edudemic.com/2010/07/the-35-best-web-2-0-classroom-tools-chosen-by-you/

Open educational resources (OER) are “digitized materials offered freely and openly for educators, students and self-learners to use and reuse for teaching, learning and research.”

OER include different kinds of digital assets. Learning content includes courses, course materials, content modules, learning objects, collections, and journals. Tools include software that supports the creation, delivery, use and improvement of open learning content, searching and organization of content, content and learning management systems, content development tools, and on-line learning communities. Implementation resources include intellectual property licenses that govern open publishing of materials, design-principles, and localization of content. They also include materials on best practices such as stories, publication, techniques, methods, processes, incentives, and distribution.

Open Educational Resources websites:

http://florida.theorangegrove.org

http://oerconsortium.org/

http://www.archive.org/details/education

http://openeducation.zunia.org/

http://opencourselibrary.org

http://oerwiki.iiep.unesco.org/index.php/Main_Page

http://www.aascu.org/programs/redballoon/

https://openeducationalresources.pbworks.com/w/page/24836860/What-are-Open-Educational-Resources

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