Tuesday, 26 March 2013

This is for A2 Media - New Media and the Arab Spring

Print of & Read the extract below and make notes. Focus on the role that new media has played in the Arab spring...

Monday, 18 March 2013

A few ways to present with creativity...

USE THESE... (There will be more, these are just a few...)

Online storyboard maker

Tagxedo turns words -- famous speeches, news articles, slogans and themes, even your love letters -- into a visually stunning word cloud, words individually sized appropriately to highlight the frequencies of occurrence within the body of text.

SlideShare is the world's largest community for sharing presentations.

Wordle is a toy for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide. The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in the source text. 

Glogster EDU is a free educational service that lets you create interactive posters

Share ideas that matter on beautiful topic pages.
Cut through the noise on Social Media.

Diigo is two services in one -- it is a research and collaborative research tool on the one hand, and a knowledge-sharing community and social content site on the other.

VoiceThread is a service that lets you create collaborative presentations by collecting comments – both text and voice.

A digital documents library that allows users to publish, discover and discuss original writings and documents in various languages

Animoto is a free service that lets you create videos from your images.

SurveyMonkey is the world’s most popular online survey tool. It’s easier than ever to send free surveys, polls, questionnaires, customer feedback and market research. Plus get access to survey questions and professional templates.

Wallwisher is now known as Padlet.  an online noticeboard maker.  Ideal for making announcements, keeping notes and things you can do with Post-its.

lino is a free sticky & canvas service that requires nothing but a Web browser.

It's fantastic for many things: interviews for your website, wonderful ambient sounds, music you've made, your children growing up, even a full-on radio show. 

Voki is a free service that allows you to create personalized speaking avatars and use them on your blog, profile, and in email messages.

Mind map software