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  • 1. Engage Your Students With Free Web 2.0 Tools Collaboration and Networking Britt Watwood, Ed.D. Virginia Commonwealth University
  • 2. Collaborating Networking and
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    • If not already logged in to Google Reader….
    • You can also jump from Google Reader to Docs…
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  • 9. How Might Wikis Be Used in Your Classes???
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  • 11. USB microphone and headset Windows: Sound Recorder Mac: Garage Band Open Source: Audacity
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  • 13. Using Audacity If you’re planning on exporting to mp3, make sure to download the plug-in
  • 14. Insert Audio into Blogpost
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    • Navigation is simple
    • Capturing is easy
    • For videos, there is a 5 minute limit.
    • When you’re done, saving is a breeze.
      • You can save on (2 GB storage) and share the URL by posting it in your class or emailing it.
      • Save to your computer or your server
  • 17. Once you download the free Jing software at , you can open the software. Jing opens at the top of your screen as a little yellow bubble/sun. The first bubble is to capture. The second shows your history. The third is “more” to find help and log off the software.
  • 18. After you click “capture”, you’ll select the area you’d like to capture.
  • 19. Then you’ll select to capture an image, video, return, or cancel.
  • 20. If you click video, you’ll get a 3 second count down and the software will tell you if your mic is on or on mute. You can use the nav in the upper left to stop, pause, mute/unmute mic, redo, or cancel. Your video has a 5 minute limit.
  • 21. After you capture the video, you will be asked to save: to (free 2 GB storage), the Jing folder on your computer, other place on your computer, or to cancel. You can see that each step only has a few buttons to choose from –it’s easy!
  • 22. If you ever need to go back, you can click on the “history” bubble to see what you’ve created. Click the eye to change how you want to save the presentation.
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  • 24. What Does this All Mean Instructionally?
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  • 29. How Can Polling Be Used Instructionally?
  • 30. Thoughts About Web Tools In YOUR Classes?
  • 31. Next Steps? Our Website: http ://