Faculty Resource Room ~ We <3 Supporting Faculty!

"We did not evolve to lie in front of a flat screen and just watch it, even if what it's spewing at us is informative or entertaining." – Patricia Kuhl

ELI’s 7 Things You Should Know Series

Awesome series of two-page information sheets on a variety of current tech applications and concepts put together by the Educause Learning Initiative.  Learn about VoiceThread, Skype, LuLu, Flickr, Second Life, and more!

7 Things You Should Know About…

If you have trouble accessing pages at the above link (I did), you can view all of the info sheets at the following link as well.

ELI 7 Things You Should Know – 52 Resources


Filed under: blog, microblogging, photo sharing, podcasting, rss, social bookmarking, social media, web2.0

What is RSS?

Wikipedia definition of RSS

RSS in Plain English from CommonCraft:

What is RSS on USA.gov

How RSS Works

RSS Feeds: Using Google Reader with RSS, Atom, & XML Feeds:

Turn your RSS feeds into a downloadable pdf file with Tabbloid


Technology Evangelist’s How to Use Bloglines

Filed under: rss

Examples of Using Social Media in the Classroom

The following links illustrate how others are using social media in their classrooms (at all grade levels):

Filed under: blog, rss, social media, twitter, web2.0

RSS The FRR is delicious!

  • An error has occurred; the feed is probably down. Try again later.

FRR Tweets

Flickr Photos