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  1. 1. ATC Workshop<br />Carolyn Poe<br />Chair, Computer Information Technology<br />Lone Star College - Montgomery<br />
  2. 2. Take out your cell phone and hold them up …<br />Now let’s talk about them …<br />Cell Phones<br />
  3. 3. State of Texas allows only 6 drops from Freshman to Senior year in college<br />Get a plan, work your plan<br />Why is this important?<br />Workforce vs. Academic courses<br />Six Drop Rule<br />
  4. 4. FERPA<br />Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act <br />Federal Law<br />No information can be given out about the student without the students permission – PERIOD. <br />I do not care if they are only 16 or 17 years old and the parent is paying for it. <br />Drop Date<br />Syllabus is a contract <br />If you do not accept late work, put it in the syllabus<br />If the final is mandatory, put it in the syllabus<br />If Cheating is not allowed, put it in the syllabus<br />If the college offers an LMS, use it! (i.e. Blackboard, Angel, Moodle).<br />Important Need to Know Stuff<br />
  5. 5. The following slides will present sites that may be helpful in your classroom.<br />For the most part, all or free and free is good.<br />The more you can engage your students in “their world” the more they will learn.<br />Free Sites <br />
  6. 6. Posterous: Shared Documents<br /><br />Posterousis a web publishing agent that ties some of the best elements of innovation into one site.<br />
  7. 7. Evri: Discovery Engine<br /><br />Evriis another entry into the ‘semantic search’ space and has recently opened up a beta site with the slogan Search less, understand more.<br />
  8. 8. Xtranormal: Movie Making<br /><br />Xtranormalis a website where users may use cartoons to make movies of their taste. They may publish their movies. Then, other users may watch the movies.<br />SHARING A WORLD OF INFORMATION<br />
  9. 9. Google Wonder Wheel: Finding your topic<br /><br />Google Wonder Wheel is a new great feature from Google which allows you to see relevant search results to your query in a unique semantically relevant and  graphically design way.<br />DIGITAL RESEARCH<br />
  10. 10. Google Timeline: Defining your Research Topic<br /><br />Google news timeline is a web application that organizes search results chronologically. It allows users to view news and other data sources on a browsable, graphical timeline. <br />DIGITAL RESEARCH<br />
  11. 11. Wordle: Word clouds<br /><br />Wordle is a toy for generating “word clouds” from<br />text that you provide. The clouds give greater<br />prominence to words that appear more frequently<br />in the source text.<br />THE WORLD AT OUR FINGERTIPS IN WEB 2.0<br />
  12. 12. Ustream.TV: Live streaming video<br /><br />Ustream is a website which consists of network of diverse channels providing a platform for lifecasting and live video streaming of events online.<br />THE WORLD AT OUR FINGERTIPS IN WEB 2.0<br />
  13. 13. ToonDoo: Creating comics<br /><br />ToonDoo is a cool, comic-creating tool that allows you to create your own cool comic strips with just a few drag 'n drops 'n mouse clicks!<br />THE WORLD AT OUR FINGERTIPS IN WEB 2.0<br />
  14. 14. Yola: Build a web site<br /><br />Yola is the website builder and hosting service that helps small businesses stand out on the web.<br />Web Design and Graphics<br />
  15. 15. ColorHunter: Find Color Palettes<br /><br />Color Hunter is a place to find and make color palettes created from images.<br />Web Design and Graphics<br />
  16. 16. SumoPaint: Online image editing<br /><br />SUMO Paint is a free image editing software that gives you the opportunity to create and edit images online<br />Web Design and Graphics<br />
  17. 17. PollEverywhere: Audience Response System<br /><br />Audience response system that uses mobile phones, twitter, and the web.<br />Get Info Anywhere at Anytime<br />
  18. 18. Zamzar: File Conversion<br /><br />Zamzar is a web application to convert files. It allows user to convert files without downloading a software tool.<br />Get Info Anywhere at Anytime<br />
  19. 19. Slideshare: <br />Upload and share presentations<br /><br />A place where people can share documents, presentations, and information Powerpoints.<br />Get Info Anywhere at Anytime<br />
  20. 20. Get Info Anywhere at Anytime<br />Duolingo: Language Translation<br /><br />Duolingo is a translation and language acquisition website that allows you to learn a new language.<br />
  21. 21. Google Translate: Web Page Translator<br /><br />Free Online web page translator service.<br />What’s New in Google Tools<br />
  22. 22. Google Latitude<br /><br />Google Latitude is a location-aware mobile app developed by Google. Latitude allows a mobile phone user to allow certain people to track their location.<br />What’s New in Google Tools<br />
  23. 23. ooVoo: Video Chat and Conferencing<br /><br />ooVoo is an audio and video instant messaging client for Windows. Calls can be recorded in real time.<br />Video Chatting and Communication<br />
  24. 24.<br />video talk for free<br />students use to complete homework <br />Skype<br />
  25. 25.<br />Virtual<br /><br />A WORLD of information on any subject!<br /><br />The best database search engine there. <br /><br />Students need to learn how to make a biblography<br /><br />Video mail<br />Really Great FREE Websites<br />
  26. 26.<br />helps you use the internet effectively<br /><br />video chat<br /><br /><br />Web Reference and Design tutorials<br /><br />Create learning materials with Merlot<br /><br />turn words into action<br />Free great websites for classroom use<br />
  27. 27.<br /><br />A little fun stuff about computers:<br /><br />DID YOU KNOW …<br />
  28. 28.<br />A WORLD of information:<br />Illustrator:<br />AutoCAD<br /><br />Animation<br /><br />Word<br /><br />Web Programming<br /><br />YouTube <br />
  29. 29. Computer Concepts<br /><br />How to cut an avocado<br /><br />Repair Sprinkler System<br /><br />In other words, if it interest you and you wish to learn something, it is free and on the web.<br />
  30. 30. JAWS (Job Access With Speech) Screen Reader:  Students who are blind can use any computer to access the internet to find information.  The screen reader will read all information on the screen.<br /> Artbeyondsight. (2009, Feb 5). JAWS Screen Reader-Hear an Example.  retrieved from<br />Jaws<br />
  31. 31. United Streaming Discovery Education): Students can view educational videos with closed captioning.<br />Closed Caption (click)<br />United Streaming Discovery Education<br />
  32. 32.  <br />Kurzweil 3000 (Text to Speech) :Students with a hearing impairment will have the specified text read aloud.  This program will also highlight the text and allow for note taking.  The program offers a Picture Dictionary to enable the student to connect a picture to a specific word.  The clip of the program spans from 1:31- 4:08.<br />sfsu4access. (2010, Aug 26.) Adaptive Software Demo: ZoomText, JAWs, and Dragon.  Retrieved from<br />Hearing Impared<br />
  33. 33. Edmodo is a free, secure, social learning platform for teachers, students, schools and districts.<br />Edmodo provides teachers and students with a secure and easy way to post classroom materials, share links and videos, and access homework, grades and school notices.  Teachers and students can store and share all forms of digital content – blogs, links, pictures, video, documents, presentations, and more. There are also special institutional features for schools and districts that can be accessed for free by administrators<br /><br />
  34. 34. Sign up as an instructor so students can make longer presentations.<br />Use PowerPoint to jpg to Animoto<br />Create Presentation in Animoto<br />Learn how to use:<br /> search for Animoto<br />Animoto<br />
  35. 35. Learn how to use a wiki<br /> search for “create wiki”<br />Create for free @<br /><br />Blogger:<br />How To:<br />Wiki or Blog<br />
  36. 36. Augmentation is conventionally in real-time and in semantic context with environmental elements, such as sports scores on TV during a match. With the help of advanced AR technology (e.g. adding computer vision and object recognition) the information about the surrounding real world of the user becomes interactive and digitally manipulable. Artificial information about the environment and its objects can be overlaid on the real world. <br />Augmented Reality<br />
  37. 37.<br />Students use for answers to EVERYTHING<br />Cha ChaWhat are people asking<br />