Friday, September 30, 2005

Using Technology to ImplementSeven Principles of Good Practice

As stated on this page, "The "seven principles" are the best known summary of what decades of educational research indicates are the kinds of teaching/learning activities most likely to improve learning outcomes."

Using Technology to Implement
Seven Principles of Good Practice

Thursday, September 29, 2005

learninginhand.com - Create Podcasts

This is a nice place to look at regarding podcasting in education. It is some very practical pieces of information.

learninginhand.com - Create Podcasts

Sunday, September 25, 2005

TiddlyWiki - a reusable non-linear personal web notebook

Want your own wiki - Go to this site and download the file to start your own client-side (local) wiki. This file can then be uploaded to your server. Many people have created variations (adaptations) of the tiddlywiki. Here are some other related sites:

GTDTiddlyWiki - your simple client side wiki

Here's a neat client side wiki. If you want to use it with Safari, you will need to download the plug-in for this. See the section on Supported Browsers for more information.

GTDTiddlyWiki - your simple client side wiki

Wednesday, September 14, 2005

Exploiting the educational potential of podcasting

Need to generate some ideas on how podcasting can be used in education? Check out this site.
Exploiting the educational potential of podcasting: "Exploiting the educational potential of podcasting"

iPodcast directory for educators, schools and colleges

If you would like to find podcasts on topics appropriate for classes, check out this site (from the UK).

iPodcast directory for educators, schools and colleges

Podscope

Need to find podcasts on certain topics? Check out this site.

Podscope

Tuesday, September 13, 2005

PeanutButterWiki

This is probably a site to check out to see if you can create your own wiki and use it within a classroom setting since the wikis created at this site are private and not open to the public.

PeanutButterWiki

Tuesday, September 06, 2005

Daypop - a current events/weblog/news search engine

If you are using an RSS reader (or bloglines) to subscribe to RSS feeds, check out this site to find RSS feeds in areas of interest to you.

Daypop - a current events/weblog/news search engine

Saturday, September 03, 2005

Journal of Educational Technology & Society

This is the home page of the Journal of Educational Technology and Society. This journal may be worth looking at periodically.
Journal of Educational Technology & Society

Educational Technology & Society (ISSN 1436-4522) 5(1) ) January 20021

Here's a site worth looking at periodically.

Educational Technology & Society (ISSN 1436-4522) 5(1) ) January 20021

iPods with GPS software

My 12 year son suggested that Apple look into the idea of putting GPS devices into iPods. Then as a student walked around a campus, he or she could hear and see a lesson dealing with that particular item on the campus. The item might be the reference room of the library. A tutorial on the use of the reference section of the library could either be pre-installed on the iPod or possibly there could be a computer in the library that contains the tutorial files that could be downloaded onto the iPod. Or maybe the item is part of the outdoors such as a pond, where the student could learn about the ecology of ponds.

Stephen's Web ~ Papers ~ An Introduction to RSS for Educational Designers

This article is probably a little too deep for most instructors but for those who are instructional designers or instructional technologists, this article is worth reading.

Stephen's Web ~ Papers ~ An Introduction to RSS for Educational Designers