April 2011 archive

Apr 29

Audioboo

AudioBoo

Audioboo allows you to record or upload audio from the web or selected mobile devices (Android and iPhone).  You can also upload a photo and indicate a location on Google maps for each recording (aka “boo”).  Recording time is limited to 5 minutes per “boo,” but the great thing about Audioboo is that it creates …

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Apr 22

ViewPure

ViewPure

Ever wanted to show a YouTube video without any of the comments, suggestions or related videos that show up on the YouTube page?  ViewPure lets you do just that.  Simply paste in the URL of the YouTube video you want to show, press the “create” button, and ViewPure creates a new page with just your …

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Apr 18

Present.me

Present.me

Present.me is a tool that lets you upload a PowerPoint file and record your webcam to go along with it.  This is an easy way to do personal capture (as opposed to lecture capture), and it’s free and saves to the “cloud.”  The basic account has ads, doesn’t have any privacy settings and is limited …

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Apr 12

Presentation: Colleen Coffey

Coffey

Tuesday, April 19th at 4-5 pm in 4074 Wescoe Colleen Coffey, of the Virtual Dual Immersion Project at the International Jesuit Network, will speak about the Virtual Global Language and Cultural Exchange Program at Marquette University, which recently won a multi-year Mellon Grant for its work.   The program, which seeks to develop language skills and cultural knowledge …

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Apr 01

Join.me

Join.me

Join.me is a free screen sharing and online meeting tool.  The host needs to download and run the application, and then others can join in by simply clicking on a link and visiting a website.  Up to 250 people can be in a meeting that has screen sharing, chat, remote control, and file transfers … …

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Apr 01

Hulu – The Criterion Collection

Hulu Criterion

The complete Criterion Collection is coming to Hulu.  You have to sign up for Hulu Plus account for $7.99/month, but Hulu does offer a 1-week free trial if you want to try before you buy. It currently has 150 titles from its collection, and plans to have over 800 titles in the next few months. …

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