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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

Creative Commons

Creative Commons

Creative Commons Search

Creative Commons Informational Flyer

Creative Commons – What, How, Why by Ivan Chew

Creative Commons in Our Schools by Jessica Coates

An Introduction to Creative Commons

A Shared Culture:

Prof. Lawrence Lessig Explains Creative Commons Licensing:

Creative Commons – Get Creative

Creative Commons for Educators YouTube Playlist

Filed under: copyright, creative commons

Finding Podsafe Music

Assorted Stuff has an excellent list of resources (scroll to the bottom) of music that can be used in podcasts.

Filed under: podcasting

Finding Images to Use in Education

Assorted Stuff has an excellent resource for finding images for the classroom.

Filed under: flickr, images

Twitter/Microblogging

Twitter in Plain English from CommonCraft.com:

Twitter

Wikipedia article on Microblogging

How Twitter Works

From Here to Tweeternity: A Practical Guide to Getting Started on Twitter from Stepcase Lifehack

Newbie’s guide to Twitter from Cnet’s Webware

TinyURL.com – shorten long URLs

6 Tips for Using the @ Sign in Twitter

How to Use Twitter:

Twitter Search in Plain English from CommonCraft.com:

Filed under: microblogging, social media, twitter, web2.0

Social Bookmarking

Social Bookmarking in Plain English from CommonCraft.com:

Social Bookmarking article in Wikipedia

Delicious

Simply Del.icio.us! by David Muir (a how-to guide)

Social Bookmarking Tools from TeachingHacks.com

David Warlick’s Del.icio.us Guide

Becoming a Delicious Power User

Social Bookmarking with Del.icio.us:

Filed under: delicious, social bookmarking, social media, web2.0

Social Media Revolution

Just discovered Eric Qualman’s video on YouTube called Social Media Revolution. It’s awesome – check it out!

Filed under: social media, web2.0

Blogging

Blogs in Plain English by CommonCraft.com:

Wikipedia article on Blogging

How Blogs Work

Starting a blog? 12 ideas for blog posts

Find Great Blogs:

Sign up for your own blog at WordPress.com

Filed under: blog

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

Bloglines

Technology Evangelist’s How to Use Bloglines

Filed under: rss

Photo Sharing Resources

Online Photo Sharing in Plain English from CommonCraft.com:

How Photo Sharing Works

Flickr

Newbie’s Guide to Flickr

How to Use Flickr: Basics and Beyond

How to Use Flickr (video)

How to Use Flickr Groups

How to Edit Photos in Flickr:

BigHugeLabs – Home of Flickr toys – make motivational posters, magazine covers, Andy Warhol-type images, and much more with your Flickr images!

Filed under: flickr, photo sharing

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