Emerging Instructional Technologies
Here is a list of emerging instructional technologies that may be of interest to you. Check out the list of websites below on your own and let us know what you think. Direct links to the sites are provided as well as links to resources for learning the specific applications.
May College links and tools
Flipping the Classroom Prezi: http://prezi.com/39m9zolu9yre/may-college-2013/?kw=view-39m9zolu9yre&rc=ref-40507563
Prezi is an interactive multimedia presentation tool. Go to Prezi.com to sign up for a free education account. View the three basic tutorial videos and the other resources for learning the application.
Bringing audio into your classroom is quick and easy with Audioboo. All you need is a microphone. You can record from your desktop or laptop computer. View the information on the Getting Started with Audioboo page.
Voicethread is a multimedia presentation tool. It is also good for collaborative work. See the following links to get started.
Missing DimDim? Have a look at Joinme. Joinme is a wonderful free web conferencing tool that you can use in conjunction with Skype (for audio). With a free account, you can host up to 250 viewers, share your screen, send files, share control of the Web conference, and more. While sharing your computer screen, you may need to increase the size of your screen so that viewers can see it more clearly. To enlarge your computer screen, hold down the control key on your keyboard and click the plus symbol. As you continue to click the plus symbol, your screen will enlarge. To decrease the size of your computer screen, hold down the control key on your keyboard and click the minus symbol.
Diigo (Bookmarking tool): http://www.diigo.com/
Dipity (interactive timeline): http://www.dipity.com
Dropbox (file share): https://www.dropbox.com/
EyeJot (Video Journaling): http://corp.eyejot.com/
Glogster (Interactive Poster): http://www.glogster.com
Jing (Image/video capture): http://www.techsmith.com/jing.html
Photofunia (Online photo editing tool): http://photofunia.com/
Screencast-o-matic (online screen recorder): http://www.screencast-o-matic.com/
Scribblar (Online whiteboard): http://www.scribblar.com/
Skype (video Conferencing): http://www.skype.com/intl/en-us/home
Snag-it (Screen capture): http://www.techsmith.com/snagit.html
ToonDoo (create your own comics): http://www.toondoo.com/
Voki (Create Customized Avatars): http://www.voki.com/
Wordle (word clouds): http://www.wordle.net/
Xtranormal (Animated movies made easy): http://www.xtranormal.com
Zoomerang (online surveys): http://www.zoomerang.com/