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Random Thoughts on Instructional Design

Cool eBook/iBook Author tool set

Bookry a complimentary cloud-based service for iBooks Author and eBook development provides and great series of interactive widgets that require no knowledge of coding to integrate into digital book designs. … Continue reading

March 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Teaching and Learning Tools: February 2013

The following are a few tools that I tested and in some cases got lost in over the past month. I hope that you find a few of them useful. … Continue reading

March 1, 2013 · 1 Comment

wireWAX Studio Tags and Tracks Objects in Videos

Free! WIREWAX STUDIO employs a heavy dose of video processing magic to let users tag objects and people in YouTube or Vimeo videos. What’s better is how these tags can … Continue reading

February 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Designing Learning Content for Mobile Devices

The following highlights some of the tools and techniques that can be used to develop learning materials for delivery across mobile devices. Designing ePub Materials Tools and Resources SIGIL  Runs … Continue reading

August 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

Exploring the iTunesU Course Manager

The iTunesU course manager allows faculty to create individual courses with restricted enrollment. Using Course Manager you can: Create an instructor profile Create and edit both private and public in-session … Continue reading

August 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

Re-visiting Blooms Digital Taxonomy

About two years ago I posted a series on teaching and learning tools that could be used to design and/or complete learning activities that fell into the learning domains defined … Continue reading

April 5, 2012 · 1 Comment

Amazingly Accurate 3D Molecule Animations

The following TED talk demonstrates some of the scientifically accurate visualizations created by biomedical animator Drew Berry. The link under the video will take you to the Walter+Eliza Hall Institute … Continue reading

January 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

Importance of Applied Math in Education…

Source: The Chronicle http://video.ted.com/assets/player/swf/EmbedPlayer.swf Selected Professional Development Resources There’s CodeYear and Codecademy. Codecademy provides simple, self-guided lessons on programming. Currently there are a number of lessons on Javascript, and there … Continue reading

December 20, 2011 · Leave a comment

Teaching the Ancient Wonders with 3D Modeling Tools

http://video.ted.com/assets/player/swf/EmbedPlayer.swf In this TED presentation Ben Kacyra presents the CyArk methods for generating  fast and accurate 3D points of clouds, which render surfaces at accuracy to within millimeters. “Combined with … Continue reading

November 14, 2011 · Leave a comment

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