New Learning

June 25, 2010

Bury Workshop

The following video is of a Pecha Kucha presentation I delivered at Bury College about various elearning ideas.

The links below should provide further information on some of the topics covered.

Pecha Kucha
Presentations that consist of twenty slides, which are each on screen for only 20 seconds
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pecha_Kucha

Snippy
Application that can run from a USB stick which is used to capture any onscreen image
http://www.bhelpuri.net/Snippy/

Wordle
Online tool for creating wordclouds
http://www.wordle.net/

Bitstrips
Online tool for creating cartoon strips (No longer free)
http://www.bitstrips.com/landing

iPadio
Create and publish online audio my making a phone call
http://www.ipadio.com/

Glogster
Create interactive online posters
http://edu.glogster.com/

EduApps
Dozens of free applications that can be downloaded and will run from a USB Stick
http://www.rsc-ne-scotland.ac.uk/eduapps/

CamStudio
Free programme that will capture anything that is happening onscreen and create a video from it
http://camstudio.org/

Audacity
Free downloadable application for editing and creating audio files
http://audacity.sourceforge.net/

Freemind
Free mindmapping software
http://freemind.sourceforge.net/wiki/index.php/Main_Page

MUVI Camcorders
Tiny camcorder that can be clipped or attached to almost anything (Accessories may be required)
http://www.veho-us.com/product.aspx?id=59

MoleTV
Educational alternative toy youtube which allows cideos to be downloaded in a wide range of formats
http://www.moletv.org.uk

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June 14, 2010

ScienceGames.WordPress.com

Science Games is a new blog that lists online, mobile and console games as well as virtual worlds, which can be used to help learners get to grips with science subjects.  The games have been categorised according to which science they refer to and the suitable age range.  The blog includes photos and videos of the various games and currently includes games for the iPhone, Android phones, the Wii as well as various online games.

The Blog can be accessed from http://sciencegames.wordpress.com/

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