ISpring Pro for Course videos

ISpring is software that adds a plug in to PowerPoint that allows you to create embedded, narrated presentations with the option to record webcam video and upload resources with your presentation. I use it and so do my current work colleagues because it is part of the toolkit provided. I’m not endorsing it – just posting some discoveries I’ve made. Version 7 has a couple of nice features that include allowing for video to take…

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Mediating the power dynamics of online spaces

As we mature in our use of social networking and online spaces – could it be that we’re losing touch with why we use them? In his book “Disrupting Class”, Clayton Christensen says that disruptive innovation – such as social media tools – work best when the innovation is competing against non-consumption (that is, it’s better than nothing”. Do your professional social networking spaces work as an innovation for group discussions that cannot occur face to…

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Sweet 16 or so things I need to remember about Articulate Storyline

Another messy blog post that’s all about things I want/need to remember… 1) It caches like STEEL TRAP. If you make changes, you need to click Preview to see them. Just changing, saving and hitting play will not always show your new edits.2) To bring in bullet points one by one, you need to choose an animation type in the animation tab – then select – by first level paragraph.3) Video embedded in the slides…

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Skype premium test

Hi all! I’m on the prowl for an easy to use, low cost webinar tool and thought I’d trial Skype premium. If you’re near your Skype account and Skype device tonight (Wednesday, 11 April) – I’d welcome your participation in a test call to kick the tyres on it.  I’d like to start the call at 6:30pm Adelaide time (see the Event Time Announcer for the time where you are). My Skype name is kerryjskype.…

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