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    LEARN ONLINE TEACHING:

    The following links provide educators with all sorts of resources for online teaching: including tips on converting existing classes - streaming audio/video, slides, graphics - Learning Management Systems - courseware options - holding online meetings - testing - facilitating a class - finding free resources - capturing a multi-media session, etc.

    TEACHING ONLINE: TIPS & TUTORIALS:

  1. Preparing and Teaching Online Courses - ODU
  2. Fifty-One Competencies for Online Instruction (PDF) - The JEO
  3. Podcast Index to Teaching with Technology - Most topics deal with online teaching - Palomar College
  4. E-learing articles - Also see E-learning Standards from elearning india
  5. Teaching Online: Tips and Advice - See important tips and links here
  6. Online Teaching - 27 links including introduction, skills needed, etc.
  7. Teaching an Online Course - By Joyce Morris, Ed. D.
  8. Tips for Teaching Large Classes Online
  9. Lessons Learned Teaching Online - By George Siemens
  10. Teaching Online - Palomar College Academic Technology Resource Center
  11. Impact of the Internet on Learning and Teaching - By Hossein Arsham via USDLA Journal (see archives)
  12. Distance Learning (for K-12 Teachers) - extensive links from Teach-nology.com™
  13. The Teachers' Internet Use Guide (RMC)
  14. Distance Education Clearinghouse
  15. Starters & Strategies- Teaching Online (.com)
  16. Online Course Design - Via Teacher Tap
  17. Teaching Students to Effectively Use the Internet - Teacher insights too
  18. Online Teaching and Learning : Teacher Resources - Yahoo!® Directory
  19. Ten Years of Internet Teaching - How to survive teaching on the Internet
  20. Illinois Online Network: Online Education Resources - Design Tutorials and resources
  21. Teaching via Computer - Also see Teaching Tips via Univ. of Virginia Teaching Resource Center

    WEB 2.0 ONLINE TOOLS:

  22. Teaching ONLINE Tools - Outstanding tools & tutorials listed here
  23. 300+ Awesome Free Internet Resources You Should Know - TNW
  24. Netvouz - Online Social Bookmark Manager - free replacement for diigo
  25. Bob Jensen's Summary of Distance Education Tools - Many selections
  26. Consolidated Tools for Administrators, students, and Teachers - Presented in 3 parts
  27. Online Pedagogy links
  28. 100+ Resources for Teaching Without Textbooks
  29. 101 Web 2.0 Teaching Tools - See 101 tools listed at OEDB
  30. Education 2.0 - Modern online tools
  31. Technology Tools - Open Source WEB 2.0 Technology - Via edu-cyberpg.com
  32. Online Teacher Resources - From teAch-nology.com
  33. Cool Tools for Teaching Online New Media/Web 2.0 - PDF
  34. 100 Web 2.0 Ideas for Educators - PDF summary of Web 2.0 tools from Teaching Hacks
  35. Learning Management System - A wikipedia article
  36. Free Learning Management Systems - Information from wikipedia
  37. Moodle - A free software package to create an online teaching and learning environment
  38. ScreenToaster - Online screen recorder - capture videos - post on blogs
  39. Learning Management Systems - Short Listing - Socialsourcecommons.org
  40. Learning Management Systems: Open-Source and Commercial - From e-learning india
  41. Learning Management Systems: See Comparisons - Edutech wiki
  42. Online Education, Degrees, Colleges & Universities
  43. 100 Hand-picked Freebies for Learning
  44. Free Tools - Via eLearning Learning
  45. 29 Free eLearning Tools - Capterra Blog
  46. Top 10 Free E-Learning Authoring Tools

    COLLABORATIVE SITES:

  47. Tapped In - Now closed but see tips in Archive
  48. Web 2.0 Backpack: Web Apps for Students - List of web apps teachers can expect students to use
  49. Curriculum Collaboration Toolkit
  50. Merlot - Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching materials
  51. Social bookmarking tools - Focus on delicious.com and furl.com
  52. Snagfilms - Watch free films here and even import to your web site

    BLOGGING INFORMATION:

  53. Create Your Own Blog - See tutorial on site
  54. Blogging in The Classroom: How to Get Started
  55. Discussion Tools & Technology-Rich Learning - Links from Teacher Tap
  56. How To Start a Blog - wikihow.com
  57. How to Start a Blog in 5 Steps

    PODCASTING:

  58. How to Podcast - Tutorial using Audacity - free software
  59. HOW-TO GUIDES has much more information of podcasting

    ONLINE PRESENCE:

  60. WiZiQ - Free site for live teaching and learning - must register
  61. Edmodo - Edmodo is a private communication platform built for teachers and students
  62. Google Sites tutorial - Set up easy web site via Google
  63. Google Sites tutorial
  64. Slideshare - Upload your presentations for all to see
  65. edu 2.0: the free, easy way to teach and learn online
  66. Larry L. Burriss' Home Page: Take it to the Net:
    Putting and Keeping Your Course On Line
  67. Teaching Online - Resources to create a web site - tutorial
  68. Redesign Your Website To Become Web 2.0 : Quick Tips
  69. Web Development Tutorials - Notable web coding selections
  70. Claroline Connect - Build free online e-learning courses & manage learning & collaborative activities on the web

    TEACHER'S UTILITIES:

  71. 5 Quiz Generators for Online Teachers - Several are free and time savers
  72. Checkwithmom.com - Create online tests plus other teachers links
  73. Robert's Online Spreadsheet (Can be modified)
  74. Developing Online Tutorial questions via source code from Carleton University
  75. Twitter As a Learning Tool - Really - Article by ASTD
  76. Search the Web for Sounds
  77. The World Clock - See Time Zones sorted by city names, country, or time zones
  78. 8 Online notebooks
  79. Online Notes with www.yourdraft.com
  80. Online Notes with www.my-notepad.net
  81. Create Free Professional Charts And Graphs From Any Data - Various choices
  82. How To Record Streaming Video Content Easily From Desktop - See related articles at AddictiveTips
  83. The Best Open Source Document Management Systems - LERA BLOG
  84. IHMC CmapTools version - Free (OSS) for schools, universities, commercial uses
  85. GanttProject is a free Gantt chart based project scheduling and management tool - OSS Download site
  86. Finest online painter software online with layers - Can download also
  87. ONLINE TOOLS & PRODUCTIVITY SECTION has essential information
  88. TECHNOLOGY & COMMUNICATIONS:

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    GENERAL COMMUNICATION LINKS:

  1. Tech Communications - topics via eserver.org

    VIDEO TOOLS & TUTORIALS:

  2. Conferencing on the Web - David R. Woolley
  3. NetMeeting101.htm - Free Via meetingbywire.com
  4. Video 101 for Educators
  5. Video University - 100 pages of expert articles, guides, and handbooks
  6. Using Movie Maker - Short tutorial plus see related tutorials on sidebar
  7. Record Screen action with Jing - See video tutorial on site
  8. Digital Video Tutorials - listed by Cinestream™
  9. Streaming Audio/Video FAQ - See more info at About.com®
  10. Orbitdownloader.com: How to record streaming media - Use Orbit Downloader as Streaming Media Recorder for free
  11. Digital Video Primer - Rather dated material but still has useful portions - Adobe focus
  12. Video Production Notes - Used with Hot Potatoes Editor below
  13. Record Streaming Video - See related video tutorials at eHow™
  14. Free Webcam Screen Capture Software to Record Video from Webcam, Screen or Devices Easily! - Replace Debut Software
  15. All streaming media recording software - See freeware and pay versions at All Streaming Media.Com
  16. Streaming Video Freeware - From My Music Tools
  17. How to record streaming flash video, edit and save as AVI, MP4, FLV,etc. - From VideoHelp
  18. How to record real video streams, capture real audio - Gromkov's Software
  19. Online Video Recorders | How to Record & Upload Webcam Videos to the Internet - WebTVwire Links
  20. Free Video Editing Software listing - About.com
  21. List of commercial and free Video Editing software - With download sites via Wikipedia
  22. VideoLAN - VLMC, open source video editor"> - Free replacement for VideoPad
  23. Digital Video - Also see worthwhile links on sidebar at Via Teacher Tap
  24. How To Utilize Video Conferencing in the Classroom
  25. HOW-TO SECTION has extensive links

    TECHNICAL TUTORIALS:

  26. Audio & Video Tools & Tutorials - Extensive list via Gromkov.com
  27. How to save Streaming Media - Inside tips and tools
  28. JavaScript tutorials, examples, and links from About.com
  29. Windows Tips Archive - From AddictiveTips
  30. ONLINE TUTORIAL SECTION has a long list of helpful tips
  31. RELATED INFORMATION:

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  32. Punished by Rewards - Rewards fail in the long run
  33. Online Resources for Faculty Development
  34. Web 2.0 Tutorials - Focuses on the equalization of user, client and big corporations
  35. Web 2.0 & Latest Web Technologies Articles - HubPages Technology
  36. How Web 2.0 Works - Connecting everyone online or marketing ploy used to hype social networking sites?
  37. Citation Machine
  38. 101 Ways to Deal with Stress
  39. Stress - Management tips
  40. Teach Tips Index - Helps in preparing coursework
  41. Computer Care Tips - Via librarysupportstaff.com
  42. School Library Resources
  43. File-Extensions.org - Large file extensions and file types resource website
  44. The Supply of workplace learning - Learning is shifting away from schools and universities! (PDF)
  45. Distance Education References - UMN
  46. Free eLearning books - Via eFront Blog

    WEB 2.0 & DISTANCE EDUCATION GLOSSARIES:

  47. Web 2.0 Glossary - Understanding the New Media Jargon
  48. Online Teaching Glossary
  49. Distance Education Glossary
  50. Distance Learning College Glossary
  51. Glossary: Web Tools for Teaching
  52. Teach-nology Glossary
  53. E-Learning Glossary
  54. Glossaries for Distance Ed. and others
  55. Glossary of Instructional Strategies
  56. Interactive Elearning glossary
  57. Online Learning 101 - Glossary
  58. Glossary of Online Learning Terms - The elearningcoach
  59. What is Distance Education? - Glossary for Online Learning

    SPECIAL GLOSSARIES:

  60. Giant Blogging Terms Glossary: Need a Blog Dictionary?
  61. Podcast Glossary
  62. Video Conferencing Glossary
  63. Digital Video Glossary
  64. Glossary of Audio Terms
  65. Audio Glossary A-1
  66. Multiple Teaching Strategy Glossories - Including Special Education, Gifted, Literacy, etc.
  67. Internet Glossary
  68. Online Glossaries - Focus on Assistive Technologies
  69. List of Glossaries - List from encyclopedia4u.com
  70. List of Reference Tables - List by encyclopedia4u.com
  71. Welcome to the world’s biggest audio video and photography glossary
  72. Pro Audio Glossary of Terms
  73. Desktop Music Handbook - Glossary of MIDI and Digital Audio Terms
  74. Multiple Multimedia Dictionaries
  75. Lexical and Classification Resources - Mix of Dictionaries
  76. Glossaries for Public Service Interpreters - Extensive listings
  77. LD Online Glossary
  78. Netvouz : Glossaries - Wide selections - site lets you access bookmarks from any PC
  79. IET Glossary
  80. Network Security Glossary
  81. RELATED FREE SOFTWARE

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  1. Web-based Quiz Generator software - Hot Potatoes™ Homepage - NOT FREEWARE but free for educational use (see details)
  2. Quiz generation software listings in German and English (Wode)
  3. Video Streaming Recording - See many freeware listings at videohelp.com
  4. NoteTab - Libraries (add-on's to the popular FREE editor)
  5. DIRECTORY OF LEARNING TOOLS - Index Page - OSS, freeware, and more - C4LPT
  6. ShortKeys™: Windows Macro Utility, Lite Version - free
  7. Free PhotoPlus 5 - fully functional version - From serif.com
  8. 9 Best Free Image Editors - From Mashable
  9. Audio Recorder for Free - Easy, Free Recording - From Audio Toolbox
  10. Freeware CAD Program 'CadStd'
  11. Artifice DesignWorkshop Lite Design house layouts and more
  12. Free Object-Relational Database Management system by Konstantin Knizhnik
  13. WinSQL Lite - Database from Synametrics Technologies (must register free copy)
  14. A free spreadsheet is included in 602Pro PC SUITE 2001
  15. See Star Office and other free suites which have word processors, spreadsheets, etc.
  16. A Java-based spreadsheet code for input into HTML document from The Java™ Boutique
  17. Free Image Processing: Includes QV: the graphic viewer/converter for JPEG, BMP, GIF...
  18. HandBrake: Open Source Video Transcoder (Converter)
  19. A Quick Guide to the 5 Best Open-Source Video Editing Software - Wolfcrow
  20. Tutorials on DVD, Video Convert Guides
  21. WMA-to-MP3 Converter
  22. Crimson: Free programming editor fits on disk - many advanced features
  23. Free Computer Software Program Downloads - from A1B2C3.com
    (many which check, improve, and compress web page contents)
  24. Giveaway of the Day.com - Check in with this site because decent licensed software is given away free for a limited time!
  25. 65 Open Source Tools That Replace Popular Education Apps - Datamation.com
  26. Free software for Education - Many categories by SchoolForge.net
  27. The Free Software Directory - See categories which might be useful in student and professional endeavors
  28. Old Version Website: Find last known free versions of software titles
  29. FreewareTop Reviewed Free Software
  30. heart/diskBob Bowman's FREEWARE & OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE
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    - For home, office, and school
  31. WHERE TO FIND MORE INFORMATION:

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  32. LibGuides Community Site - Use Menu Symbol to find libguides' subjects at over 4700 libraries worldwide!
  33. See INDEX for ENGINEERING, REFERENCES, TECHTOOLS, etc.
  34. Search the Internet using various engines and strategies listed in INDEX
    under HOW-TO GUIDES, and WEBTOOLS (for SAFE SEARCHING), etc.. - e.g.:

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