How students teach themselves By William Cronje
 
Overview <ul><li>My toolkit </li></ul><ul><li>How I find resources </li></ul><ul><li>Useful tools for YOU </li></ul>
My Toolkit <ul><li>Open office </li></ul><ul><li>Google </li></ul><ul><li>Youtube </li></ul><ul><li>Real Player </li></ul>...
Open Office
<ul><li>It is free </li></ul><ul><li>Supports almost all formats </li></ul><ul><li>Can save to read in office  </li></ul><...
Google Do you know how to use google?
<ul><li>The basis of teaching yourself </li></ul><ul><li>Leads to ebooks and pdf’s (gold) </li></ul><ul><li>“How to” tutor...
YouTube
<ul><li>Perfect for learning about practical subjects. </li></ul><ul><li>Photoshop , illustrator, javascript etc. </li></u...
<ul><li>Watch an example of a youtube online tutorial  </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vy60HPQJZBw&featur...
Real Player
<ul><li>Can play most formats  </li></ul><ul><li>Has video converter  </li></ul><ul><li>YouTube downloader </li></ul>
VLC
<ul><li>Can add codecs to play all formats.  </li></ul><ul><li>Take screen shots to use later </li></ul><ul><li>Everyone k...
Forums
<ul><li>Place where you can ask questions.  </li></ul><ul><li>Look for similar questions that were asked before. </li></ul...
AVC
<ul><li>Easiest, most convenient video converter.  </li></ul><ul><li>able to put video files on different devices so that ...
How I find resources
Practical research <ul><li>Look for youtube videos </li></ul><ul><li>Download with real player to watch later </li></ul><u...
Theoretical research <ul><li>Google keywords </li></ul><ul><li>look for audiobooks, ebooks, pdf’s =Gold </li></ul><ul><li>...
Useful tools for  YOU <ul><li>Screen recording software </li></ul><ul><li>Common drive </li></ul><ul><li>Student forum </l...
Screen recording  <ul><li>Perfect for practical computer based lessons. </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to use  </li></ul><ul><li>F...
 
 
<ul><li>Share resources. </li></ul><ul><li>Works well conjunction with real player downloader. </li></ul>The Common Drive
Class Forum <ul><li>Share ideas, resources and learning techniques. </li></ul><ul><li>Good for co-ordinating projects. </l...
 
Last notes
<ul><li>Engage with students to instil an attitude of self teaching. </li></ul><ul><li>Adapt lessons to facilitate self te...
<ul><li>For more info/resources visit: </li></ul><ul><li>www.maven.comule.com </li></ul><ul><li>Follow me on twitter @Will...
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My presentation on 2 November 2011Showing how I teach myself on the internet and giving useful tools and tips to ease the process.

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How students teach themselves

  1. 1. How students teach themselves By William Cronje
  2. 3. Overview <ul><li>My toolkit </li></ul><ul><li>How I find resources </li></ul><ul><li>Useful tools for YOU </li></ul>
  3. 4. My Toolkit <ul><li>Open office </li></ul><ul><li>Google </li></ul><ul><li>Youtube </li></ul><ul><li>Real Player </li></ul><ul><li>VLC </li></ul><ul><li>AVC Free </li></ul><ul><li>Forums </li></ul>
  4. 5. Open Office
  5. 6. <ul><li>It is free </li></ul><ul><li>Supports almost all formats </li></ul><ul><li>Can save to read in office </li></ul><ul><li>Load it on multiple computers. </li></ul>
  6. 7. Google Do you know how to use google?
  7. 8. <ul><li>The basis of teaching yourself </li></ul><ul><li>Leads to ebooks and pdf’s (gold) </li></ul><ul><li>“How to” tutorials and forums </li></ul>
  8. 9. YouTube
  9. 10. <ul><li>Perfect for learning about practical subjects. </li></ul><ul><li>Photoshop , illustrator, javascript etc. </li></ul><ul><li>another resource: Khan academy </li></ul>
  10. 11. <ul><li>Watch an example of a youtube online tutorial </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vy60HPQJZBw&feature=grec_index </li></ul>
  11. 12. Real Player
  12. 13. <ul><li>Can play most formats </li></ul><ul><li>Has video converter </li></ul><ul><li>YouTube downloader </li></ul>
  13. 14. VLC
  14. 15. <ul><li>Can add codecs to play all formats. </li></ul><ul><li>Take screen shots to use later </li></ul><ul><li>Everyone knows about it </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to install on other computers </li></ul>
  15. 16. Forums
  16. 17. <ul><li>Place where you can ask questions. </li></ul><ul><li>Look for similar questions that were asked before. </li></ul><ul><li>look for them by using key phrases in google. eg. “how do I” </li></ul>
  17. 18. AVC
  18. 19. <ul><li>Easiest, most convenient video converter. </li></ul><ul><li>able to put video files on different devices so that I can access them on my phone etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Extract audio from video files </li></ul>
  19. 20. How I find resources
  20. 21. Practical research <ul><li>Look for youtube videos </li></ul><ul><li>Download with real player to watch later </li></ul><ul><li>Google keywords (look for forums) </li></ul><ul><li>“step by step”, “how do I”, “what is the best place to find” </li></ul>
  21. 22. Theoretical research <ul><li>Google keywords </li></ul><ul><li>look for audiobooks, ebooks, pdf’s =Gold </li></ul><ul><li>ask forums where to find the best resources </li></ul>
  22. 23. Useful tools for YOU <ul><li>Screen recording software </li></ul><ul><li>Common drive </li></ul><ul><li>Student forum </li></ul>
  23. 24. Screen recording <ul><li>Perfect for practical computer based lessons. </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to use </li></ul><ul><li>Free! </li></ul><ul><li>Cam Studio </li></ul><ul><li>BB flashback express </li></ul>
  24. 27. <ul><li>Share resources. </li></ul><ul><li>Works well conjunction with real player downloader. </li></ul>The Common Drive
  25. 28. Class Forum <ul><li>Share ideas, resources and learning techniques. </li></ul><ul><li>Good for co-ordinating projects. </li></ul>
  26. 30. Last notes
  27. 31. <ul><li>Engage with students to instil an attitude of self teaching. </li></ul><ul><li>Adapt lessons to facilitate self teaching. All we need to know is the direction. </li></ul><ul><li>Essential to staying on top of respective fields, as they are always changing. </li></ul>
  28. 32. <ul><li>For more info/resources visit: </li></ul><ul><li>www.maven.comule.com </li></ul><ul><li>Follow me on twitter @WilliamCronje </li></ul><ul><li>Email: [email_address] </li></ul>

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