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Resource Management Tools

Keeping track of resources when doing projects can be time-consuming and challenging in a collaborative environment. A simple sortable spreadsheet can be used to track member’s progress, schedules, resources, assets, and contacts.  Each member can refer to the document to know the next steps, click on links to shared documents or document their own contribution. 

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Learn iBooks Author – YouTube playlist

Ran across this great resource from Sean Jenkins who tweeted about this YouTube playlist on Twitter.  The playlist is from Emerson’s College Journalism Department and is a series of 26 short videos to teach you how to use iBooks Author.  I was very interested in the resource because the mobile initiative planning team at my

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You Matter

I love talking to people who are passionate about what they do.  You know the type, you get them talking and they make YOU excited about THEIR topic.  Angela Maiers is one of those people.  I first met Angela through Twitter connections several years ago but when I finally met her face-to-face it was like

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Easy to make Book Trailers

Embedding book trailers on your library web page is a great way to pique interest in your collection.  There are various software programs you could use to make your book trailer:  iMovie, Photostory, MovieMaker, Google Presentations, Prezi, and VoiceThread to name a few. You don’t need any fancy photo editing software to make creative images

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Achieving your dreams: Lessons from Randy Pausch

Carnegie Mellon Professor Randy Pausch, who is dying from pancreatic cancer, gave his last lecture at the university on Sept. 18, 2007. In his moving talk, “Really Achieving Your Childhood Dreams,” Pausch talked about his lessons learned and gave advice to students on how to achieve their own career and personal goals (View entire speech

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Just for fun … Buzzword Bingo

I was inspired by IBM’s commercial Buzzword Bingo to make my own Buzzword Bingo card so I can play along at the next educational technology conference I go to. Make yours and have fun. You might actually pay better attention during the keynote! Thanks to Educational Jargon and Ice Breaker Buzzword Bingo for assistance with

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Top Ten Tools

Thanks to a comment by Larry Ferlazzo I have been checking out the various lists of top ten favorite tools that are listed on Jane’s E-Learning Pick of the Day. You can submit your top ten list of favorite tools (only 10???) and then Jane is compiling all the tools mentioned into one master list

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Podcasting Possibilities

I’ve been scavenging the blogosphere for great resources for podcasting. I’ve bookmarked a few good sites on my del.icio.us page . I saw that Vicki Davis at Cool Cat Teacher Blog had bookmarked Podcasting Toolbox and I found it to be a pretty comprehensive listing of: podcast creation guides, podcast hosting, podcast advertising, audio tours,

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Give Education a Second Life

Tonight our OMET Pepperdine cadre hosted a “Give Education a Second Life” event at the NMC Campus on Teaching2 in Second Life. The event began with a keynote address by Melissa Anderson. Then a video that discusses the theme of choice was shown. Next, we listened to an interview between edtech blogger, Steve Hargadon and

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