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Web Tools For Students

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Web Tools For Students

  1. 1. Emma Duke-Williams http://userweb.port.ac.uk/~duke-wie/blog http://www.twitter.com/emmadw
  2. 2. <ul><li>As a group… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Research local cinema web sites. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Prepare a report showing local competition </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Design the home page for a new cinema. </li></ul></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>Facebook </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Create a private group. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Twitter . </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Send each other quick updates from phones. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Meebo </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Set up a chat room. </li></ul></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>delicious </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Agree a tag </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Scholar </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Integrates with Victory. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Zotero </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Getting more and more powerful. </li></ul></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>Google Docs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Set it to private </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Zoho </li></ul><ul><li>WetPaint </li></ul><ul><ul><li>For a wiki </li></ul></ul><ul><li>SlideRocket </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A presentation </li></ul></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>Gliffy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Has interface icons (& UML etc) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Thinkature </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ability to add images etc. </li></ul></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>Slideshare </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lots of resources. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use RSS to track them. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Scribd </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reports, as well as slides. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>eBrary </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Search whole text, not just titles. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Google maps </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Check where competitors are. </li></ul></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>Google Docs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Printed as .pdf </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Gliffy Diagram </li></ul><ul><li>Zotero </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Formatted list of references used. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Google Maps </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Directions from University. </li></ul></ul>
  9. 10. <ul><li>OU List </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Aimed at OU students, ongoing. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>RWW list . </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Compiled 2007, most apps still live </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>See also comments. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Common Craft sh ow . </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Look at videos on RSS, Twitter, etc., if not familiar. </li></ul></ul>

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