Archive for February, 2010

Media Literacy 2.x: Employing Fair Use Educationally in a Remix Era | EDUCAUSE

Media Literacy 2.x: Employing Fair Use Educationally in a Remix Era | EDUCAUSE.

Digital practices in education—everything from remix assignments to posting of material on Blackboard—provide new challenges to educational copyright policies and stretch far past existing educational and library exemptions. The doctrine of fair use, which permits reuse of copyrighted material under some circumstances, has become an ever more vital tool. The best-practices model pioneered at American University has greatly expanded the utility of fair use for filmmakers, online video makers, media literacy teachers, archivists, and OpenCourseWare makers. Their experience is valuable to librarians as they begin the same process.

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http://www.educause.edu/Resources/MediaLiteracy2xEmployingFairUs/196271

Adobe’s Connect Pro brings Flash to iPhone through back door

Adobe’s Connect Pro brings Flash to iPhone through back door.

Adobe’s Connect Pro Mobile for the iPhone and iPod Touch is a solid, free way to connect to Web conferences on the go, but what’s really interesting is that this is the first app that has shoehorned Flash on the platform. The app was created in Flash Professional CS5 beta and uses Adobe’s Packager converter to work on the iPhone.


Evernote: taking notes to the next level

Welcome to your notable world | Evernote Corporation.

Welcome to your notable world. Use Evernote to save your ideas, things you see, and things you like.
Then find them all on any computer or device you use. For FREE!!!
– Take notes
– Attach files
– Use web-browser
– Downloadable application for offline use
– Search text, images, and pdf’s
– Easy to use and get started
– Organize by notebooks, tags, and searches…
– Share your notes or notebooks with others by email or evernote users!

YouTube – Managing Content From Adobe Connect Server in Moodle

Moodle integration for Adobe Connect Pro 7.x

Moodle integration:

General Public Licence (GPL) is currently offered by “Remote Learner” [Feb 2010]
Custom integraction solutions are currently offered by “Refined Data”

– Integration offers single sign on authentication
– Moodle integration supported by Remote Learner
– Automatic Synchronization of User Accounts, Courses, and Enrollements
– Real-Time Information Updates
– Automatic Secure Log In to Connect Pro
– Display Personalized “My Meeting” Listings for each User
– Direct Editing of Connect Pro Meetings and Content from within Moodle
– Support for Adding Connect Pro Meetings in the Moodle Calendaring System

* Upcoming features – New features are currently being developed to track Virtual Classroom attendance and Presenter Slide-views as graded compliance activities within Moodle.

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Google Buzz in eLearning | Upside Learning Blog

The web is abuzz with talk of Google Buzz. So what is Buzz –
simply put it’s a personal aggregator that is coupled to your Gmail account.

via Google Buzz in eLearning | Upside Learning Blog.

Free mobile SMS service: Bullyproofing schools

“Some parents indicate cyberbullying is the source for their kids suicide”…
Spread the word and let’s get Bullyproof SMS software in schools…
it’s available for free!

How it Works:

Students text a report to a dedicated number and the report is then instantly forwarded to the appropriate person(s) mobile phone so they can respond in a timely manner. The report is also automatically forwarded via email to the school counsellor or principal. The Bullyproof SMS software comes preloaded with a database of tips and strategies for students that can be accessed by sending the keyword ‘bully tip 1,2,3,4 ‘etc to a dedicated number.

via Ignatia Webs: Free mobile sms service getting to grips with bullying in schools: Bullyproof.