Archive for 'Web 2.0' Category

Audio Comments

10 August 2006

I just came across this site that has an application which gives visitors to your blog the opportunity to leave audio comments. It is $45 dollars a year and has a 2 min limit on messages. I haven’t looked into this any further but it has interesting possibilities for K-12. A couple of teachers I […]

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Virtual You

9 August 2006

Originally posted 3/6/06
I just heard this story called “The Virtual You” this weekend. It was one of those stories that makes you go hmmmmm. The Virtual Reality Lab at Stanford University has been conducting studies on whether your digital self can impact your behavior. Characteristics of the “digital self” that were manipulated were things like […]

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Read This!

9 August 2006

Originally posted 2/1/06 (Remember these are posts copied from a blog I was using for a course I was teaching)
Sometimes I wish that the comments would show along with the post. Sandy, Pat, and Katrina have made some excellent points about safety and the Internet. The issue of Educational Leadership (Click on this link to […]

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Internet Use by Teenagers (Blogs -Online cheating and More!)

9 August 2006

Originally posted 1/16/06
I was perusing the newest issue of Technology and Learning Magazine at the TechLearning site the other day when I came across an interesting article in the News & Trends section. http://www.techlearning.com/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=175802882 (P.S Those of you who use Blackboard might be interested in the merger between Blackboard and WebCT). You might have to […]

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Tech News from MSU!

9 August 2006

Originally posted 11/7/05
The College of Education here at MSU has recently made some large investments in technology. They want to create an environment on the cutting edge of technology use in education. For those of you in the area they have created two new “high tech” classrooms. Also, they now have a smart board […]

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Information Management

9 August 2006

Last April on the Ed Gordon show on NPR had a piece on information overload. The rise of the Internet has opened the flood-gates of information. The issue is further complicated when it becomes increasingly difficult to ascertain the quality of the information. For example, check out this story about podcasting that was linked […]

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