Category Archive: Web 2.0

Mar 23

WeVideo

WeVideo is a web-based video editor.  You can upload video, image and audio files, and then optionally add in text, transitions, effects or a recorded narration using its built-in recording device.  WeVideo allows you to collaborate with other people on a video project and also lets you easily post your video creations to Facebook, Twitter …

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Mar 16

KeepVid

KeepVid is a website that allows you to download videos from YouTube, Vimeo and other popular streaming video sites.  Simply type in the URL of the video in the blue box and click on the Download button (also in the blue box).  You can also optionally search for a keyword and then click on the …

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Feb 20

Pinterest

Pinterest allows users to collect images around a theme by uploading their own pictures or by “pinning” images that they find on the web. What results is a single website with all your pictures collected together for others to view; you can even add text annotations if you like. Just install the Pinterest bookmarklet and …

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Feb 13

Screencast-O-Matic

Screencast-O-Matic is a free web-based application that allows you to record your computer screen and microphone or webcam and then optionally add annotations to the recording (commonly called a “screencast”).  Screencast-O-Matic is entirely web-based and runs on Java, which means that as long as you have Java installed on your computer, nothing else needs to …

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Jan 13

Myna (Aviary Suite’s Audio Editor)

Myna is a web-based audio editor that is included in Aviary’s collection of media-editing applications.  Using Myna, students can record and edit their voices and optionally add in music and sound effects.  Students do need to register for a free account to be able to save their recordings or “mixdown” (i.e. download) them to their …

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Jan 06

Ge.tt

Ge.tt

Ge.tt is a great way to publish and share files.  Simply select the file(s) you want to share and then copy the URL that Ge.tt creates.  That’s it!  Ge.tt is great for sharing large files that do not contain sensitive information.  It allows you to share files quickly and easily without having to clog up …

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Dec 12

LiveMinutes

LiveMinutes is a free web conferencing platform that allows students to share a document (.ppt, .xls, .doc) or a virtual whiteboard and discuss it in real-time using in-browser audio and video or Skype.  Users can also optionally upload documents straight from their Dropbox or Box accounts. After the meeting is complete, LiveMinutes creates a PDF …

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Dec 05

Projeqt

Projeqt

Projeqt is an innovative presentation tool that can be used for digital story telling.  Its ability to combine and structure dynamic content sources such as live RSS or Twitter feeds with photos, videos, audio and text from some of the most popular web services (e.g. Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Soundcloud, Flickr, etc.) allows students to abandon …

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Nov 28

Scoop.it

Scoop.it

Scoop.it is an online tool that allows you to create a public collection of articles from the web.  All you do is define a topic (e.g. electronic textbooks) and whenever you see something related to that topic, you click on a little bookmarklet in your browser and the item is added to your Scoop.it page …

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Sep 23

Reel

Reel

Reel is an online presentation tool that is simple and straightforward to use. The site allows you to upload images, PPT PowerPoint files or PDF files which you can then arrange in any order you see fit. Enter in a title and description for each slide if you wish and then click on the “Share …

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