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Three-minute videos from Common Craft to help educators understand the basics of complex subjects.
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An introduction to a new technology that adds a layer of useful information to computer and smartphone camera screens.  Feb 24, 2011, 1:11 PM Carol Cochran
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A short introduction to blogs - how they work and why they matter.  Feb 24, 2011, 12:58 PM Carol Cochran
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A 3 minute introduction to the basics of cloud computing.  Feb 24, 2011, 1:06 PM Carol Cochran
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An introduction to Google Docs  6725k v. 1 Mar 2, 2011, 5:35 PM Carol Cochran
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A short introduction to the concept and features of online photo sharing web sites.  Feb 24, 2011, 4:31 PM Carol Cochran
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A short introduction to Podcasting and how it's different from broadcasting.  Feb 24, 2011, 1:36 PM Carol Cochran
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An introduction to RSS as a way to save time reading web sites.  Feb 24, 2011, 4:35 PM Carol Cochran
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A short introduction to the concept of social bookmarking, using Delicious as the example.  Feb 24, 2011, 1:32 PM Carol Cochran
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An introduction to Social Media via a story about a small town with many flavors of ice cream.  Feb 24, 2011, 1:00 PM Carol Cochran
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A short introduction to the concepts behind social networking websites.  Feb 24, 2011, 4:34 PM Carol Cochran
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A short introduction to the micro-blogging service Twitter.  Feb 24, 2011, 1:07 PM Carol Cochran
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How to get the best results from web searches.  Feb 24, 2011, 4:33 PM Carol Cochran
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A short introduction to wikis that illustrates how they can be used to organize a group's information, in this case, for a camping trip.  Feb 24, 2011, 12:47 PM Carol Cochran
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