Tool Box

The Basics

Offered Workshops

(One to one, or small group. Contact Tobias or Caleb)

  • Courses (Moodle)
  • Effective Teaching with PowerPoint
  • Uploading Documents
  • Cool Online Tools & how to use in your course
  • Web Site Design
  • Managing Email / Inbox Zero
  • Helpful Web sites
  • Introduction to MS Access (Databases)
  • iTunes

Online Tutorial Resources

Presentation Skills


Web Design/Usability/SEO

Photo and Video Skills

Technology News and Culture

Efolios, Blogs

Web Conferencing/"Webinar"

  • Skype (Mac/PC) (Free) Small conference call, video/voice office hours, supports screen sharing
  • WiZiQ (requires registration; communicate with Caleb) Webinar/Synchronous Web meetings within Moodle
  • Adobe Connect (Free; communicate with Caleb or Tobias) Webinar/Synchronous Web meetings outside of Moodle.
  • Ustream. Live streaming.  Contact Academic Technology to use for streaming live events with video, audio and chat
  • GoToMeeting  (Subscription based)

Photo/Graphic Editing

  • Picnik (Mac/PC) Online photo editing
  • Picasa (PC) (Free) Photo organizer/editor from Google
  • iPhoto (Mac) (Free) Photo organizer/editor
  • Graphics Converter (Mac) (Free) Open-source organizer/editor
  • IRFANVIEW (PC) (Free) Open-source organizer/editor

PDF - Reading & Notetaking

Video Production

  • Marlboro's YouTube channel
  • Test your QuickTime Support page for Apple's Quicktime
  • YouTube Editor (Free) Online video editing through YouTube
  • Lightworks (PC) (Free) Professional quality video editor, open-source, currently still in beta
  • MovieMaker (PC) (Free) Video editing software bundled with Windows
  • iMovie (Mac) (Free) Video editing software bundled with OSX
  • MPEGStreamclip (Mac/PC) (Free) Excellent video compression/conversion tool
  • YouTube (Free) Hosting for videos shorter than ten minutes  
  • Vimeo (Free) Hosting for videos longer than ten minutes  

Audio Production

  • Audacity. Open source music editor.
  • SmartMusic, software and the "world’s largest accompaniment library for all ages and skill levels." 

Screen Capture & Recording

  • Jing (Free) Quick simple online screen recording
  • Camtasia (30 day free trial) Editable screencast production
  • CamStudio (Free) Screen capture tool
  • iShowU (Mac) Good, inexpensive screencast software
  • Skitch (Mac) (Free) Screen capture and annotate/draw 

Instructional Design Tools

  • Captivate (Costly) e-learning authoring program 
  • Articulate (Costly) Suite of e-learning authoring programs 
  • SmartBuilder (Free community version available) e-learning authoring program 



Text Editors For Programming