Archive for November, 2010

Tools we use – Social Bookmarking

Filed in Interesting Technologies, Miscellaneous, Showcase by on November 29, 2010 1 Comment

With the incredible proliferation of online tools, tips, resources, and technologies available for teaching and learning today, we at the Technology for Teaching and Learning group often find ourselves playing the role of technology testers and commentators. We would like to take a few minutes every now and again to share a technology that we’ve put […]

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Guiding Self and Peer Assessment – Two Technologies

Filed in In the Classroom, Miscellaneous, Tools for Teaching by on November 22, 2010 0 Comments

Self and Peer writing assessments can be very powerful tools in the classroom.  This type of an assignment can aid students in improving their editing and writing skills.   Through Peer Assessment students learn to collaborate and provide constructive peer criticism. However implementing this type of review assignment in a classroom setting can be a rather […]

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YouTube becomes more Social…Media

Filed in Cool Links, Interesting Technologies, Multimedia by on November 3, 2010 0 Comments
YouTube becomes more Social…Media

Have you ever posted a YouTube video and wished you could control its playback for students watching it at the same time?  SocialVision has recently rolled out a new feature (free!) that allows you to watch YouTube videos synchronously with others.  Called YouTube Social, this new element allows the person who initiates a social invite […]

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