Google Docs CheatSheet

30 04 2012

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Google Docs is a free online office suite by Google. It allows users to create, edit and store on office documents online. In addition it allows real-time collaboration on documents with other users.

See on www.makeuseof.com





Great resources for Conversation Classes

26 04 2012

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  Here’s a menu of lesson ideas, lesson plans, warmers, fillers, prompts, and more for EFL / ESL CONVERSATION CLASSES.

See on www.tesoltraining.co.uk





Capture, Annotate and Organize Content Into Collages, Books or Flows with Surfmark

26 04 2012

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Robin Good: Surfmark is a new content curation service introducing some innovative and forward-looking features.

 

Surfmark in fact provides not only standard capabilities to easily capture, collect and organize content from any web page, but it adds intelligently alternative display formats to allow the exploration of such collections in multiple ways.

 

Another key innovative feature of Surfmark is its ability to generate bibliographies and summaries of content collections.

 

Surfmark allows social collaborative curation, history of all edits made, and the ability to share publicly or keep a collection private.

 

Collections can be downloaded in PDF or text formats and all pages saved in a collection are fully preserved with all the formatting and links intact so that you can refer back to exactly what you saw. 

 

Free to use. 

 

FAQ: http://blog.surfmark.net/surfmark-help

 

Try out and more info: http://www.surfmark.com

 

(thanks to Ana Cristina Pratas for discovering this) 

See on www.surfmark.com





Socrative in Education

24 04 2012

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Socrative is a free, web-based evaluation tool, which can be used on both PC, Mac and smartphones.

See on www.edidaktik.dk





Using the Facebook group as a learning management system

24 04 2012

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The Facebook group has the potential to be used as an LMS. It has pedagogical, social and technological affordances, which allow putting up announcements, sharing ideas and resources, and implementing online discussions. Using the Facebook group as an LMS, however, has certain constraints. It does not support other format files to be uploaded directly, and the discussion is not organized in a meaningful structure.

See on onlinelibrary.wiley.com





The Ultimate Twitter List Curation Tool: TwitChimp

23 04 2012

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TwitChimp.com is a web application that leverages the Twitter API to provide curated lists of Twitter users. The application is still in a beta testing period but is open to any who would like to try it in this early stage of development.

 

The purpose of TwitChimp.com is to enable any Twitter user to create and curate directories of Twitter users. 

Curated lists are important because they can help reduce the signal to noise ratio in Twitter.

 

Here are some features:

– An ability to easily create and curate feature-filled lists of twitter accounts on any topic you desire.
– Summation of top concepts/words and hashtags in tweets for an entire list, and a hotlinking of those words to Twitter searches.
– Generation of statistics for lists and users in lists.
– An ability to discover lists by category.
– Search tools enabling lists to be found by keywords in the list or by bios of users.
– User profile pages with stats, bios and links.
– An ability to embed lists on any site on the Internet…”

 

Read more here: http://twitchimpblog.com/2012/04/latest-twitchimp-list-curation-search-and-discovery-features-announced/
 

Try out it now: http://twitchimp.com

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Prezzip – PreziU

21 04 2012

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See on www.prezzip.com