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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 - Locate libguides A-Z at 4799 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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