How was digital video used in Higher Education during 2008?

How video was used in Higher Education during 2008  This article highlights some of the ways web video was used by higher education during 2008. The Texas A & M grass roots video project is interesting. I like how they are letting students be creative with a simple rule that video must be in good taste. (delicious […]

Creating an ePortfolio with WordPress

How to create an ePortfolio with WordPress  In this link, ePortfolio guru Hellen Barrett explains how to create an electronic portfolio with Word Press. I like how her portfolio can be used both for demonstrating competency as well as to create a showcase of best work.  I’m starting to believe that a blog might be […]

Avoiding isolation in an online course

How To Avoid Feeling Isolated in Your Online Course (link to website) The link above leads to a list of suggestions to help online students feel like they are part of an online community when taking an online course. Many students report feeling isolated when learning online.  I especially like the idea of using group […]

Free Online University

Israeli Entrepreneur Plans a Free Global University That Will Be Online Only (link to article) Web entrepreneur, Shai Resher is planning a free online university that will utilize open technologies like iTunesU for content. Students will pay a small registration fee based on individual ability to pay. There will be no per-credit cost.  I applaud this effort and hope […]

Ten Free Web-based Alternatives to Photoshop

10 Free Web-based Alternatives to Photoshop (link to site) Here’s a list and quick review of ten web-based programs that can be used to edit digital images. I’m a big fan of Picnik but I’m looking for a program that does a better job with red eye. Anyone have a favorite? (delicious tags: free K12 highered […]

Ten Free Web-based Alternatives to Photoshop

10 Free Web-based Alternatives to Photoshop (link to site) Here’s a list and quick review of ten web-based programs that can be used to edit digital images. I’m a big fan of Picnik but I’m looking for a program that does a better job with red eye. Anyone have a favorite? (delicious tags: free K12 highered […]

Taking a “lit trip” with Google Maps

http://www.googlelittrips.org/ Here’s a link to an interesting mashup idea where great literature is combined with Google Maps to provide students with a reading road-trip. The site contains resources for both K-12 and Higher Ed. (delicious tags: K12 Education free higher_education literacy literature maps online reading Resources teaching Technology web2.0)