Web 2.0 tools

Do you want to capture your lecture, animate it, and make a video of it to post online? Jing is the software program that can help you make a short video easily.

Learn how easy it is to use this online screen-recorder to create your own screencasts for your classes. You will also learn how to record audio with your video and how to add captions to it.


Zoom unifies cloud video conferencing, simple online meetings, and group messaging into one easy-to-use application. In this workshop, you learn to start a meeting (free for 25 participants) with crystal-clear, face-to-face conversation, high quality screen sharing, and instant messaging – anytime, anywhere, on your Android device.

In this workshop, you'll learn how to use the free program to teach an online class. You'll practice using different Skype features to communicate with your students through internet.
Google Hangout
Free group video calls with media sharing. Available as a browser plugin.
Twitter & Facebook
Social networking and microblogging sites usable from the web or phone.
This workshop presents a free program that allows you to share PowerPoint slides, Word document, or PDF files publicly or privately online.
Learn to use this audience response system to create polls that your students can respond to through their cell phones, rather than using clickers.
In this workshop you will experiment with a new way of designing your PPT presentation. You can also import your existing PPT file into Prezi to give your presentation a new look and new features.
Create custom avatars to use with recorded audio. Used the Voki Classroom management system to enhance your course. Avatar is free. System is paid.
it can be embedded nicely (fills up the entire frame), can be used with an iPad because it doesn't use Flash, supports voice, permits file uploads (to annotate), has no space limitation, and is free if you are an educator.
Vyew has a slightly slick interface too, especially when bringing in documents and annotating them, although it also runs Flash. The free version is ad supported, too.
Google Site
Come learn the basics of using Google Sites to create your ideal website, without the need of learning HTML.
Google Scholar
Learn the tips and tricks of using Google Scholar for your research and education needs.

Google Blog & Gmail
In this workshop we will explore the ways to use Google Blog and G-mail in education.
YouTube Video 1
In this workshop, you'll learn some general methods to find and download YouTube videos. You'll also learn how to add YouTube videos to other programs such as ANGEL and PPT.
YouTube Video 2
We'll shoot, edit, and publish our own YouTube videos in this workshop.
YouTube Video 3
This workshop introduces methods to create a short movie using Window's movie maker, convert it to a YouTube, and post it on ANGEL or other programs.

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