Friday, November 12, 2010

Google Lit Trips: Using Pre-Existing Code








This video introduces a creation method for Google Lit Trips that relies on pre-existing HTML code. Google Lit Trips are the brainchild of Dr. Jerome Burg. For teachers in the Teaching American History Grant module titled Slavery/Integrated Social Studies, this website will assist with developing your Lit Trips.

Saturday, March 20, 2010

Accessing Video Content through OnePlace

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This video introduces teachers in Clark County School District to the basic method of searching for video content in Discovery Streaming. Teachers in the district access the content through OnePlace, a website managed by Las Vegas' PBS station, KLVX.

Creating Embed Code for Discovery Education's Videos

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This video introduces the process of locating a video segment in Discovery Streaming, downloading that segment, uploading it to MediaShare (within Discovery Streaming), and procuring the embed code needed to link to the video.

Monday, December 7, 2009

Creating a Blog

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This video introduces the basics of procuring a Blogger account. It teaches viewers how to create a blog and is nicely coupled with the video titled "Introduction to Blogger." For novice blog users, I recommend starting by reviewing the content at the "'How To'—Navigating Blogs" website.

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Flickr Toys


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This video teaches the use of Flickr Toys at Big Huge Labs to create movie posters/book covers and trading cards.

Monday, March 23, 2009

Google Docs Basics


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This video introduces the basics of using Google Docs including creating a new document, sharing a document, editing documents across users, and deleting a document. I recommend viewing the video Google Docs in Plain English before watching this brief tutorial.

Tuesday, March 4, 2008

Audacity Basics

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This video introduces basic of Audacity, audio editing software available for free online. The video demonstrates features such as adding sound effects from downloaded files, adding audio files recorded using iTalks on iPods, and using basic features of Audacity such as the envelope and time shifting tools.

Sunday, February 3, 2008

Extracting Audio from iMovies

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This is a very brief video that demonstrates creating a simple video in iMovie and then extracting the audio from the movie. It then shows how to transfer the audio into iTunes and covert it into MP3s.

Monday, December 17, 2007

Using, Posting, and Commenting in Blogs

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In addition to introducing use, post, and commenting within blogs, this video differentiates between public and password-protected blogs.

Thursday, November 29, 2007

Using and Creating Forms in Microsoft Word


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This video introduces the use and creation of forms in Microsoft Word.

Building Rooms for Virtual Museums in PowerPoint

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This video introduces a method of creating virtual museum "rooms" using PowerPoint.

Monday, November 26, 2007

Using Self-Made Templates to Design Static Webpages

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Using Drawing Tools in Word

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Using Microsoft Word, this video introduces "Drawing" tools. Note that these tools are consistent across all Microsoft applications.

Using Virtual Museum Templates


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This video teaches the process of using a virtual museum template to create a virtual museum. The focus of the video is on using tools to insert pictures and create non-linear hyperlinks within PowerPoint.

To access templates, see the blog titled Educational Virtual Museums.

Bundling Tags in Delicious

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This video introduces a method for creating tag bundles within a Delicious account and briefly addresses using bundles for grading purposes.

Procuring a Delicious Account


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This video introduces the method for procuring a new Delicious account for personal or educational use.

Using Paint Tools in PowerPoint


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This video introduces "Painting" tools within Microsoft PowerPoint. Note that these tools are consistent across all Microsoft applications.

Introduction to PowerPoint


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This video introduces the basic tools of Microsoft PowerPoint.

Using NetStorage to Post Web Resources


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Adding Anchors in Netscape Composer


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Developing a Webpage Using my.ccsd.net


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Note: This video was designed and produced by Heather B. Rampton.

Using AppleWorks to Convert Pictures


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Using Mail Merge in Word and Excel


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Features of Word

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Introduction to Microsoft Word

Introduction to unitedstreaming


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This video introduces basic use of unitedstreaming via VEGAS PBS (http://streaming.discoveryeducation.com/index.cfm?location=klvx).

Note: Clark County School District has a site license for teachers to use this service. CCSD personnel should see the ECS at your school to obtain a username and password to access the service.

Introduction to Social Bookmarking

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This video is an overview of use of social bookmarking using Delicious.

Introduction to Blogger


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Introduction to Inspiration


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Designing an ePortfolio for the Web


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Using Netscape Composer II

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Using Netscape Composer I


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