Welcome to Technologies for Teaching and Learning. The links below will take you to further discussions of new software, tutorials, strategies and issues of interest to those who want to use technology to enhance teaching effectiveness and facilitate learning.
MEDIA HIGHLIGHT OF THE WEEK
266. Here are nine presentation apps for the iPad. more...
264. Lots of resources to help with Google Docs. more...
263. FreeMind is a free java-based mind-mapping software. more...
262. Collecting, Annotating and Redistributing Student Work using an iPad, GoodReader, Dropbox (and optionally Jotform). more...
261. A workflow for managing student blogging using iPad and a few good apps. more...
260. 7 Things You Should Know about iPad Apps for Learning. more...
259. Should college students consider buying an iPad to use in place of netbook or notebook computer? Four problems to consider. more...
257. Use twitter with your presentations using free PowerPoint Twitter Tools. ...more
255. Check out MacLearning.org for discussion about using Apple technologies in education. “Our mission is to encourage innovative education through the open exchange of information, solutions, and ideas.”
254. A group of digital humanist have developed Anthologize, a new plugin that will allow WordPress users to gather and organize texts into a single book format. ...more
253. Prezi lets you create amazing presentations that move your audience through ideas and images. ...more
252. An online calendar, like Google Calendar, can make class scheduling easy. ...more
251. Technological literacy needs to mean something more than just knowing how to operate a computer. ...more
250. 7 things You Should Know About Zotero. ...more
249. Aviary is a free suite of powerful online creation tools that allow you to edit photos, audio, music and screen captures. ...more
248. Larry Sanger writes about using the internet for education in “Individual Knowledge and the Internet Age.” ...more
247. ProfHacker is a great blog on technology from the Chronicle of Higher Education. ...more
246. Brian Croxall reflects on his teaching with social media. ...more
245. So you want to twitter/tweet with your student? Here are some suggestions. ...more
244. Do students use faulty technology as an excuse for late work? Here are some sample policies for your syllabus. ...more
243. Great list of social media technologies for educators. ...more
242. “Peeling Back the Petals: Getting to the heart of teaching and learning” is a site by Lisa Young dedicated to “sharing information on instructional design strategies, delivery and facilitation techniques, and instructional technologies.” ...more
241. New at JOLT: “Using the Four-Questions Technique to Enhance Critical Thinking in Online Discussions” ...more
240. Here's the ultimate guide for using Twitter for social learning: building community, communicating, collaborating. ...more
239. Interested in authoring and course development tools? ...more
238. Sharing documents on Google Docs is getting easier. ...more
237. Turn text into visually interesting tag clouds. ...more
236. Education Week explores digital document annotation on various portable computing devices. ...more
235. Here are 50 ways to use Twitter in the classroom. ...more
233. Project Based Learning. A review on CiteseerX. ...more
232. 100 online intro courses from a variety of disciplines. ...more
231. Over 70 Screen Capture, Screencasting and Software Demo Tools. ...more
230. Check out eLearn Magazine, an online resource that puts education and technology in perspective. ...more
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