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  • As you can see, Google can definitely give you detailed information on a wide variety of topics, but Google isn’t the only web search tool out there. Wolfram Alpha will help you get statistical information. You can gain information about statistics (population, weather, etc…), math, conversions, and more. The wolfram alpha title is linked to an example search page. Give a brief demonstration using the following searches: Internet users in Europe Fort Wayne crime heart disease risk 50yo male (provides a calculator) Tonsillitis (notice the ICD-9 code) 5x - 6 = 3 x - 8 
  • Run search for “childhood obesity”. Demonstrate timeline.
  • The fully automatic bibliography maker that auto-fills. It's the easiest way to build a references page. And it’s absolutely free! Demonstrate: Book: One Minute Manager
  • Discover, create and share documents with your friends, coworkers, and classmates on Facebook. For free!
  • Have you ever wanted to convert files without the need to download software ? Demonstrate: Word file to PDF Demonstrate: PNG to JPG
  • Make flashcards to study with, or FIND flashcards to study with. Demonstration: Make fruit flash cards, play “Scatter” Demonstration: Medical terms You can run through them on the website, print the list, or print the cards.
  • is a screen-sharing site that basically anyone can use. It‘s ridiculously easy! Screen sharing Conference numbers Share control of your screen Several participants at once
  • Xtranormal is a site where you can make your own movies! Link to demonstration video. The site is not completely free, but you can make a movie or two before a subscription is needed.
  • Prezi “The zooming presentation editor” is an alternative presentation tool to PowerPoint. Demo video on the next slide.
  • Demonstrate real prezi:
  • PollEverywhere allows you to poll your audience during your presentation, with instant feedback. They can use their cell phones or a computer to respond. If there is time, demonstrate how to make a poll. If not, move on to poll example on the next slide.
  • Press F5 or enter presentation mode to view the poll If you like, you can use this slide as a template for your own voting slides. You might use a slide like this if you feel your audience would benefit from the picture showing a text message on a phone. In an emergency during your presentation, if the poll isn't showing, navigate to this link in your web browser:
  • This interface would allow you to interact with your camera, phone, computer amongst other items with ease.

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  • Free and Fabulous! Web-based Technologies for Students
  • IS OFFICE ENOUGH? The most common mandatory computer literacy course covers Microsoft Office for the most part. Is that enough, given today’s digital collaboration, communication, social media, and information?
  • RESEARCH TOOLS View slide
  • WolframAlpha View slide
  • Google Timeline
  • Zamzar
  • Quizlet
  • Xtranormal
  • Prezi
  • Prezi
  • Poll Everywhere
  • Let’s do a poll!
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