Posts Categorized: Video

Video in the Classroom

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If you have a smart device and a YouTube account, then you are a walking production studio and you may not know it. This summer in Destinations, we will be discussing digital tools you can use to easily and freely make videos with your students in your classroom. First things first, are you iOS or […]

Intel Compute Stick

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Will new technologies like the Compute Stick change the way faculty and students use technology around the college? First there was a migration away from desktops to laptops; then many of us jumped to the tablet, in large part because tablets were cool but also because we didn’t want to lug around 4 lb laptops with heavy adapters. […]

My Favorite No

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While not originally intended as a quote for teachers, Donald Rumsfeld once said, “There are known knowns. These are things we know that we know. There are known unknowns. That is to say, there are things that we know we don’t know. But there are also unknown unknowns. There are things we don’t know we […]

Jing for Video Feedback

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Special Update: This is no longer the Circles Recommended tool for making screencasts. We would recommend you try Screencastify. Unfortunately, because Flash in no longer a recommended file format and Jing makes it easy to create Flash Files, it is simply better to use a different tool. Unless, of course, you want to try to convert […]

How to Embed Academic Twitter Feeds into Online Courses

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Social media. Is it the bane of our students’ attention span? Have you ever wanted to use it for good rather than for evil? Maybe you’ve considered trying Twitter. Maybe you are constantly finding great resources that you’d like to post on the fly from your mobile device, but your students will never see because […]

Safe Share TV

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Have you ever wanted to share a video in your classroom or in front of an audience but didn’t because you were afraid of what advertisements might pop up? Or worse yet, have you ever been embarrassed by inappropriate pop up messages or adds while showing a video to students? Well, the people at SafeShareTV […]

Mashups and Embedding Content in Blackboard

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Today’s learners have spent the majority of their formative years living and learning in a world of Mashups. For those of you not familiar with the term, digitally speaking a mashup is a combination of two or more data forms in a unified interface, usually creating something unique through the combination (sounds more complicated than it […]

FSA, I’m Gonna Rock

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I recently had an opportunity to Partner with the Community, give back a little, and share some of the skills I have learned while at Valencia. Last week I worked with the wonderful students, faculty and staff at Bentley Elementary School in Seminole County on a Music Video designed to help motivate the kids as they […]