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Tech Tuesday: More Photo and Image Editing Tools

List of Free Photo Image Editors

eLearning Industry has just compiled a nice alphabetized list of 30 free photo and image editing tools for educators. A few of these tools do more than just edit images and are available on both desktop, laptop, and mobile devices. Since it’s summer, we felt you might have time to play with some of these …

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Tech Tuesday – Vialogues

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Create, invite, interact and share! “Vialogues is a free service that allows you to build online discussions around videos hosted online and videos that you have saved on your computer.” (Source: Free Tech for Teachers) With Vialogues, you can upload a video or use YouTube videos, invite people to the discussion, add comments, surveys, and …

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Tech Tuesday – ThingLink

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Make your images come alive with video, text, images, music and more with ThingLink! Create interactive images and videos for the web, social, advertising and education channels. Teachers and students can sign up for free accounts. ThingLink works on all modern web browsers as well as iPad, iPhone and Android. Hover over the image below …

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Bloom’s Taxonomy for Course Planning, Web 2.0 Tools & Gamification

There are several useful Bloom’s Taxonomy tools online to help guide you when planning your course objectives and assessments, choosing the appropriate Web 2.0 tools to match those objectives, and how to best incorporate game elements into your courses using the different levels of Blooms. Here are a few of our favorites: Bloom’s Taxonomy: Teacher …

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Tech Tuesday – Google Toolkit

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Tech Tuesday – QR Codes

A QR code (Quick Response) is a readable bar-code that contains more or additional information than you want to have displayed on your web site, presentation, eLearning course, poster or handout. The code can be read using a free app and your phone’s camera. A simple search for QR codes in the app store will …

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Tech Tuesday – Free Image Editing Tools

A few weeks ago at iTeach in Juneau, we discussed finding and using images in eLearning. But once you find the right image, how can you edit it? Not everyone has access to Photoshop or maybe you prefer something simpler to use. Here a few free and basic alternatives worth trying out. BeFunky Photo Effects …

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Tech Tuesday – Teaching Professor Tips App

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Get a daily teaching tip delivered to your smart phone or tablet with the new Teaching Professor Tips app. Brief and to the point, each tip provides a nugget of wisdom regarding assignment strategies, student engagement, classroom management, instructional vitality, and much more. The free app lets you: Get one tip every day (365/year) Specify …

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Free Respondus Webinars

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Tech Tuesday: Extreme Blackboard!

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Almost every campus has a love-hate relationship with their learning management system. Blackboard is no exception. While Blackboard has some great features it also has some gaps.  Behind the Scenes Technology points out in Cool Tools You Can Integrate with Blackboard Learn 9.1 that you can overcome many of Blackboard’s deficits by embedding Web 2.0 coolness into …

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