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All About Tedv3

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TED in the classroom.

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All About Tedv3

  1. 1. By Paul Valach, MBA Mesa Community College 06/03/09 www.ted.com
  2. 2. <ul><li>Inspired talks by the world's greatest thinkers and doers </li></ul>06/03/09 www.ted.com
  3. 3. <ul><li>It started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from those three worlds. Since then its scope has become ever broader. </li></ul>06/03/09 www.ted.com
  4. 4. <ul><li>“ We believe passionately in the power of ideas to change attitudes, lives and ultimately, the </li></ul><ul><li>world.”* </li></ul><ul><li>* www.ted.com/index.php/pages/view/id/5 </li></ul>06/03/09 www.ted.com
  5. 5. <ul><li>Play video in class from the TED site </li></ul><ul><li>Insert videos right into webCT or Blackboard </li></ul><ul><li>Assign a video and have a Google search afterwards </li></ul><ul><li>Start class of with Reves! </li></ul><ul><li>10-15 minute lecture filler </li></ul><ul><li>Amaze the class with others’ skills, abilities and knowledge </li></ul>06/03/09 www.ted.com
  6. 6. <ul><li>Introduction to a new topic </li></ul><ul><li>Ice breaker for controversial topics </li></ul><ul><li>Brings experts into your classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Great discussion topics for boards and blogs </li></ul>06/03/09 www.ted.com
  7. 7. <ul><li>TED brings together the world's most fascinating thinkers and doers, who are challenged to give the talk of their lives in…. </li></ul>06/03/09 www.ted.com
  8. 8. <ul><li>Entertainment </li></ul><ul><li>Business Science </li></ul><ul><li>Culture </li></ul><ul><li>Arts </li></ul><ul><li>Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Design </li></ul><ul><li>Science </li></ul><ul><li>Global issues </li></ul>06/03/09 www.ted.com
  9. 9. <ul><li>Brian Greene on string theory </li></ul><ul><li>Paul Stamets on 6 ways mushrooms can save the world </li></ul><ul><li>Paul Ewald asks, Can we domesticate germs? </li></ul><ul><li>Al Gore's new thinking on the climate crisis </li></ul><ul><li>Craig Venter is on the verge of creating synthetic life </li></ul><ul><li>Just a few of the talks on TED. </li></ul>06/03/09 www.ted.com
  10. 10. <ul><li>This site makes the best talks and performances from TED available </li></ul><ul><li>All for free </li></ul><ul><li>200 talks + </li></ul><ul><li>More added each week </li></ul><ul><li>Released under a Creative Commons license </li></ul><ul><li>They can be feely shared and reposted. </li></ul>06/03/09 www.ted.com
  11. 11. <ul><li>Copy and Paste </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Embeded MP4 videocode </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Embeded MP3 Audio code </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Link code </li></ul></ul><ul><li>HI RES MP4 file </li></ul><ul><li>If you can copy and paste YOU can add to </li></ul><ul><ul><li>webCT </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bogs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Websites, e-mails , and more… </li></ul></ul>06/03/09 www.ted.com

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