ISTE SIGilt SIGms Cool Tools for Education

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Slides from the ISTE SIGilt SIGms 1 Tool at a Time Webinar on Cool Tools for Education on February 20, 2013 by Cynthia Calongne, aka Lyr Lobo.

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ISTE SIGilt SIGms Cool Tools for Education

  1. 1. Cool Tools for Educators Dr. Cynthia Calongne, Colorado Technical University ISTE SIGilt SIGms - 1 Tool at a Time Webinar February 20, 2013
  2. 2. Our Chatbot Session is Postponed Until Pandorabots.com is back online!
  3. 3. Mars Expedition Learning Center
  4. 4. Visit Croak.itCreate & postshort podcasts fast!
  5. 5. Animoto.com http://ctusoftware.blogspot.com/2012/08/highlights-from-33-classes-with-lyr.html
  6. 6. http://www.ImageChef.com
  7. 7. Visit LibriVox.org -- public domain audio books
  8. 8. Why Should We Try New Tools?Benefits Strengthens• Strengthens communication • Vision & creativity• Engages the senses • Immersion & retention• Digital literacy • Andragogy – Cross platform tool use – Activity-based learning• Social nature of learning • Knowledge sharing• Active participation • Socio-technical skills
  9. 9. Determine Before Using in ClassPotential problems Cautions• Ongoing access? • Public vs private access?• Digital rights • Content loss?• Changes to terms of use • Vital to curriculum? – Changes to privacy policies – Support for student needs?• Tech requirements • Equal opportunity for all?• Persistence of content • Long lived or short term?
  10. 10. References and ResourcesCroak.it – create and share short audio podcasts at http://croak.it Example at: https://croak.it/hear/cid5125313ff1c7aAnimoto – create music videos at http://www.animoto.com Example at: http://ctusoftware.blogspot.com/2012/08/highlights-from-33-classes-with-lyr.htmlLibriVox – listen to public domain audio books http://librivox.org/ImageChef – create word mosaics & visual poetry http://www.imagechef.com Examples at http://www.imagechef.com/user/8342121/Calongne, C. (2013). Lyr Lobo’s Slideshare http://www.slideshare.net/lyrlobo/presentationsCalongne, C. (2013). Emerging Media and Innovation. Education Research by Lyr Lobo - Blending Innovation and Emerging Media with Virtual Worlds and Augmented Reality. https://ctusoftware.blogspot.com
  11. 11. Cool ToolsFor Educators Questions? Contact Cynthia CalongneSIGilt Communications ChairColorado Technical Universityccalongne@coloradotech.edu

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