Tour of Tools

A “short-list” of digital tools that we will be using in the management of this course

G-Mail: www.google.com  Google’s free email service

Blogger: www.blogger.com  Google’s free blogging site
  (or one could try Wordpress: www.wordpress.com
   or Edublogs: www.edublogs.com)

Delicious: http://del.icio.us Social Bookmarking

Diigo: www.diigo.com Social Bookmarking Plus!

GoogleDocs: http://docs.google.com Free collaborative office documents

Bloglines: www.bloglines.com RSS Aggregator

WikiSpaces: www.wikispaces.com Free wiki collaboration
(or www.pbwiki.com)

.Mac trial: Free 60-day .Mac trial will assign you an active iChat address forever

Skype: www.skype.com Sign up for a free account and then download and install the client software.

Twitter: www.twitter.com MicroBlogging; networking tool

Facebook: www.facebook.com Social networking site

YouTube: www.youtube.com Video gallery

TeacherTube:  www.teachertube.com Youtube safe for education

iTunes: Podcast Aggregator

iTunesU: download and install iTunes software for free at www.apple.com/itunes Then go to the iTunes Music Store and click on iTunesU.

Flickr: www.flickr.com Online photo sharing gallery

UStream: www.ustream.tv Live, interactive broadcasting.

Slideshare: www.slideshare.net embed slideshows on your website or blog

Box.net: www.box.net store and embed files online

Second Life: www.secondlife.com virtual, online, 3D world

 

More to follow…