V<br />Cool Tools 2<br />Carol McQuiggan & Kristin Bittner<br />Faculty Center for Teaching & Instructional Technology<br ...
Objectives<br />Increase awareness of new technology tools<br />Locate resources to learn/do more<br />Open a dialogue wit...
Agenda<br />What is it? <br />How does it work? <br />How is it being used? <br />Show me! <br />Learn more <br />
Go to www.slideshare.net<br />In the Search field type Cool Tools 2 and then click the Search button<br />Select Cool Tool...
Slideshare – What is it?<br />A presentation sharing website where users can upload, view, and share presentation files<br...
Slideshare – How does it work?<br />
Slideshare – How is it being used?<br />To share presentations<br />To store presentations online<br />To aggregate presen...
Slideshare – Show me!<br />www.slideshare.net<br />
Slideshare – Learn more<br />Take a Slideshare tour http://www.slideshare.net/tour<br />
Go to creativecommons.org<br />
Creative Commons – What is it?<br />An alternative to traditional copyright<br />Allows copyright owners to determine whic...
Creative Commons – How does it work?<br />Website explains license choices and provides tool<br />HTML code provided to ad...
Creative Commons – How is it being used?<br />To promote climate of openness and sharing<br />To increase opportunities fo...
Creative Commons – Show me!<br />To choose a license<br />Go to creativecommons.org<br />Select “License”<br />Walk throug...
Creative Commons – Learn more<br />Creative Commons Wiki - wiki.creativecommons.org/<br />Educause’s 7 Things You Should K...
Go to docs.google.com<br />
Google Docs – What is it?<br />A free, Web-based word processor, presentation,spreadsheet, and form application<br />Docum...
Google Docs – How does it work? - Google Docs Dashboard<br />
Google Docs – How is it being used?<br />Work collaboratively online on team projects, papers, presentations (manage revis...
Google Docs – Show me!<br />docs.google.com<br />
Google Docs – Learn more<br />Educause’s 7 Things You Should Know About Google Apps http://www.educause.edu/ELI/7ThingsYou...
Review<br />Slideshare<br />Creative Commons<br />Google Docs<br />
Go to www.flickr.com<br />
Flickr – What is it?<br />Photo-sharing website where you can upload and tag photos<br />Browse/find photos<br />Add comme...
Flickr – How does it work?<br />Free accounts – can upload 2 videos and 100MB of photos each calendar month; displays 200 ...
Flickr – How is it being used?<br />In Penn State Harrisburg’s AM ST 105 online course, students share photos of a commerc...
Flickr Group<br />
Annotation<br />& Comments<br />
Flickr – Show me!<br />www.flickr.com<br />
Flickr – Learn more<br />Educause’s 7 Things You Should Know About Flickrhttp://www.educause.edu/ELI/7ThingsYouShouldKnowA...
Go to voicethread.com<br />
VoiceThread – What is it?<br />A collaborative multimedia slideshow that holds images, documents, and videos<br />Allows p...
VoiceThread – How does it work?<br />Create account<br />Create:<br />1. Upload<br />2. Comment<br />3. Share <br />
VoiceThread – How is it being used?<br />6thgrade Language Arts<br />Digital Storytelling http://voicethread.com/share/462...
VoiceThread – Show me!<br />voicethread.com<br />
VoiceThread – Learn more<br />Educause’s 7 Things You Should Know About VoiceThreadhttp://www.educause.edu/ELI/7ThingsYouS...
That’s all 5 Cool Tools!<br />Slideshare<br />Creative Commons<br />Google Docs<br />Flickr<br />Voicethread<br />V<br />
Questions?<br />Thanks for your time!!<br />Upcoming Faculty Center event :<br />Talking about Teaching, Friday, December ...
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This presentation was used at a faculty/staff workshop designed to introduce 5 "cool tools" to: increase awareness of new technology tools,
locate resources to learn/do more, and
open a dialogue with colleagues about emerging technologies and their implications for teaching, learning, and collaborating. The five tools introduced were Slideshare, Creative Commons, Google Docs, Flickr, and VoiceThread.

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  • Students can use this to work collaboratively on team projects, papers, or even just share with someone else to proofread it. You don’t even have to use it for collaboration, it also works great as an online storage place. I keep a spreadsheet of my Christmas List ideas here so when I think of an idea for someone, I can quickly jot it down and can access it from anywhere I have an internet connection.
  • Photos easy to share; enables conversation around a photo; visual resources
  • (With students IDs located under the photos deleted from view)
  • If you’re not logged into flickr, choose Explore. Scroll to the very bottom of the screen and, in the Explore choices, choose Creative Commons. Choose See more next to the license category in which you want to search. Now you’ll be able to do a Creative Commons search within the license category.
  • http://teacherleaders.typepad.com/the_tempered_radical/2007/11/using-voicethre.html
  • PSU Roman Archaeology CourseIn this screenshot, you can see what the VoiceThread will look like after a class of students has entered their comments. They can add them either as video posts, an audio recording, text, or even over the phone.
  • Cool Tools 2

    1. 1. V<br />Cool Tools 2<br />Carol McQuiggan & Kristin Bittner<br />Faculty Center for Teaching & Instructional Technology<br />Penn State Harrisburg<br />Faculty/Staff Workshop, November 12, 2009<br />
    2. 2. Objectives<br />Increase awareness of new technology tools<br />Locate resources to learn/do more<br />Open a dialogue with colleagues about emerging technologies and their implications<br />
    3. 3. Agenda<br />What is it? <br />How does it work? <br />How is it being used? <br />Show me! <br />Learn more <br />
    4. 4. Go to www.slideshare.net<br />In the Search field type Cool Tools 2 and then click the Search button<br />Select Cool Tools 2<br />Click the Download button located at the top of the Cool Tools 2 presentation<br />Open it and start the slideshow to follow along<br />
    5. 5. Slideshare – What is it?<br />A presentation sharing website where users can upload, view, and share presentation files<br />PowerPoint<br />Word<br />Adobe PDF<br />OpenOffice<br />Share publicly or privately<br />Create slidecasts by syncing audio with your slides<br />
    6. 6. Slideshare – How does it work?<br />
    7. 7. Slideshare – How is it being used?<br />To share presentations<br />To store presentations online<br />To aggregate presentations (tagged by conference, etc.)<br />Search sloancaln<br />Search educause09<br />To embed slideshows into your blog/website<br />To eliminate the need for paper handouts<br />
    8. 8. Slideshare – Show me!<br />www.slideshare.net<br />
    9. 9. Slideshare – Learn more<br />Take a Slideshare tour http://www.slideshare.net/tour<br />
    10. 10. Go to creativecommons.org<br />
    11. 11. Creative Commons – What is it?<br />An alternative to traditional copyright<br />Allows copyright owners to determine which rights they want to retain and which they want to release – not all-or-nothing<br />All licenses require attribution<br />Goal is to increase access to and share intellectual property<br />
    12. 12. Creative Commons – How does it work?<br />Website explains license choices and provides tool<br />HTML code provided to add to web page, includes CC logo<br />License options:<br />Attribution<br />No Derivatives<br />NonCommercial-NoDerivatives<br />Share Alike<br />
    13. 13. Creative Commons – How is it being used?<br />To promote climate of openness and sharing<br />To increase opportunities for collaborative work<br />Learning material repositories<br />MIT’s OpenCourseWare<br />Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.5 license<br />May copy and distribute work and make derivative works as long as it includes attribution, is not for commercial purposes, and assigns same license<br />Connexions – only requires proper attribution<br />Other content directories for photos, music, art, videos, etc.<br />
    14. 14. Creative Commons – Show me!<br />To choose a license<br />Go to creativecommons.org<br />Select “License”<br />Walk through selection tool<br />To find licensed works you can share, remix, or reuse<br />Go tosearch.creativecommons.org/<br />Using Mozilla Firefox, use dropdown to search for CC<br />Using Google’s Advanced Search -&gt; Usage rights<br />
    15. 15. Creative Commons – Learn more<br />Creative Commons Wiki - wiki.creativecommons.org/<br />Educause’s 7 Things You Should Know About Creative Commons http://www.educause.edu/ELI/7ThingsYouShouldKnowAboutCreat/156826<br />Additional Educause resources on Creative Commons (publications, podcasts, blogs) http://www.educause.edu/Resources/Browse/CreativeCommons/30636<br />
    16. 16. Go to docs.google.com<br />
    17. 17. Google Docs – What is it?<br />A free, Web-based word processor, presentation,spreadsheet, and form application<br />Document changes are saved automatically<br />Access from anywhere you have an Internet connection<br />Collaborate with multiple people on the same document – no need to email revisions back and forth<br />
    18. 18. Google Docs – How does it work? - Google Docs Dashboard<br />
    19. 19. Google Docs – How is it being used?<br />Work collaboratively online on team projects, papers, presentations (manage revisions)<br />Peer review<br />Create surveys or polls <br />Import PowerPoint presentations or create new ones<br />Publish to an online audience or directly to your blog<br />
    20. 20. Google Docs – Show me!<br />docs.google.com<br />
    21. 21. Google Docs – Learn more<br />Educause’s 7 Things You Should Know About Google Apps http://www.educause.edu/ELI/7ThingsYouShouldKnowAboutGoogl/162758<br />Google Docs in Plain English http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eRqUE6IHTEA<br />Google Docs for Educators http://www.google.com/educators/p_docs.html<br />
    22. 22. Review<br />Slideshare<br />Creative Commons<br />Google Docs<br />
    23. 23. Go to www.flickr.com<br />
    24. 24. Flickr – What is it?<br />Photo-sharing website where you can upload and tag photos<br />Browse/find photos<br />Add comments and annotations to photos<br />Create photo sets and collections<br />Create groups<br />
    25. 25. Flickr – How does it work?<br />Free accounts – can upload 2 videos and 100MB of photos each calendar month; displays 200 most recents photos<br />Pro accounts – Unlimited photo and video uploads<br />Registered accounts - Upload photos, assign tags, make photos public or private, select copyright, and more<br />Create groups<br />Constantly changing collection of photos<br />
    26. 26. Flickr – How is it being used?<br />In Penn State Harrisburg’s AM ST 105 online course, students share photos of a commercial version of a formerly hand-made object and add a commentary<br />They also post aphoto and/or recipe of traditional food they would contribute to a virtual “pot luck” supper, with explanations of its significance in their traditional experience<br />
    27. 27. Flickr Group<br />
    28. 28. Annotation<br />& Comments<br />
    29. 29. Flickr – Show me!<br />www.flickr.com<br />
    30. 30. Flickr – Learn more<br />Educause’s 7 Things You Should Know About Flickrhttp://www.educause.edu/ELI/7ThingsYouShouldKnowAboutFlick/162592<br />FAQ on Free account vs. Pro account http://www.flickr.com/help/limits/#65<br />
    31. 31. Go to voicethread.com<br />
    32. 32. VoiceThread – What is it?<br />A collaborative multimedia slideshow that holds images, documents, and videos<br />Allows people to leave comments using voice, text, audio, or video<br />
    33. 33. VoiceThread – How does it work?<br />Create account<br />Create:<br />1. Upload<br />2. Comment<br />3. Share <br />
    34. 34. VoiceThread – How is it being used?<br />6thgrade Language Arts<br />Digital Storytelling http://voicethread.com/share/46225/ and http://voicethread.com/share/124281/<br />Hear and practice foreign language pronunciation<br />Provide critiques in creative arts classes<br />PSU Roman Archaeology Course<br />
    35. 35.
    36. 36. VoiceThread – Show me!<br />voicethread.com<br />
    37. 37. VoiceThread – Learn more<br />Educause’s 7 Things You Should Know About VoiceThreadhttp://www.educause.edu/ELI/7ThingsYouShouldKnowAboutVoice/173329<br />Voicethread 4 Education wikihttp://voicethread4education.wikispaces.com/<br />VoiceThread Tutorials http://voicethread.com/#c28<br />Ideas for using VoiceThreadhttp://voicethread.com/library/<br />
    38. 38. That’s all 5 Cool Tools!<br />Slideshare<br />Creative Commons<br />Google Docs<br />Flickr<br />Voicethread<br />V<br />
    39. 39. Questions?<br />Thanks for your time!!<br />Upcoming Faculty Center event :<br />Talking about Teaching, Friday, December 4th, 2:00-3:00, W205 Olmsted<br />Remember lynda.com technology training available at its.psu.edu/training/lynda<br />

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