Coursera is offering “A Beginner’s Guide to Irrational Behavior,” taught by Dan Ariely, as a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) this spring, and I’ve registered. As preparation, I have been reading a couple of his books: The (Honest) Truth about Dishonesty and Predictably Irrational. (Along the way, I’ve learned that I should have read Predictably […]
For the finest in screencasting software on the market, I always sing the praises of TechSmith’s Camtasia Studio, as the software is simple to use and includes bells and whistles that now make it an extraordinary video-editing tool as well. However, if you simply can’t afford this fine software (it’s not cheap, though educators get […]
Instructors often link to or embed videos from YouTube in their online courses, and certainly YouTube houses some great videos from great organizations on just about any topic. However, instructors need to be aware that, if they are willing to search a bit further, they can increase their offering of extraordinary videos to their students […]
After literally hours of attempting to figure out how to embed my Pearltrees into my WordPress site, I think I’ve finally done it! More on this later, but I’m so pleased that I was able to hack code from another site to do it!
Earlier this week I wrote an article about ThingLink, an online tool that creates a story inside one image using rich media. While I’m on the subject of using story for instruction, I want to mention another online tool I discovered a few months ago that is easy to use, incredibly versatile, and quite elegant […]