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Resources for Photo Libraries, Resizing and Cropping images

posted May 18, 2010, 11:58 AM by James Witte

Photo Library and editing software for Windows: http://picasa.google.com
Photo Library and editing software for Macintosh: http://www.apple.com/ilife/iphoto/

Free online "lite" version of Photoshop: http://www.photoshop.com

Jim's favorite graphic utility is "Graphicconverter" for Macintosh: http://www.lemkesoft.com/. It opens any format, and can do "batch" processing of lots of pictures at once.

Embedding Youtube Videos in PowerPoint 2007

posted May 18, 2010, 10:43 AM by James Witte


Google Spreadsheets Example

posted May 16, 2010, 9:21 PM by Brian McNurlen

From the TED talk, an example of how to animate a simple spreadsheet:

Animation, Interaction and Dynamic Excel Charts

posted May 16, 2010, 9:14 PM by Brian McNurlen   [ updated May 16, 2010, 9:18 PM ]

Camoes explains how to create animated charts with the standard Excel application.  This can also be done with Google docs:
http://www.excelcharts.com/blog/animation-interaction-and-dynamic-excel-charts/

No More Bullet Points, No More Clip Art

posted May 11, 2010, 12:03 PM by James Witte

PowerPoint isn't evil if you learn how to use it.

http://www.slate.com/id/2253050/

Tufte: PowerPoint Is Evil

posted May 11, 2010, 10:58 AM by James Witte

Power Corrupts.
PowerPoint Corrupts Absolutely.


http://www.wired.com/wired/archive/11.09/ppt2_pr.html

Is PowerPoint in the Classroom ‘Evil’?

posted May 11, 2010, 10:55 AM by James Witte

We Have Met the Enemy and He Is PowerPoint

posted May 11, 2010, 10:53 AM by James Witte

“It’s dangerous because it can create the illusion of understanding and the illusion of control,” General McMaster said in a telephone interview afterward. “Some problems in the world are not bullet-izable.”

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/27/world/27powerpoint.html

Write Learning Objectives using Bloom's Taxonomy

posted May 11, 2010, 10:50 AM by James Witte

This page includes a helpful list of verbs to use in writing learning objectives.

http://cte.illinois.edu/resources/topics/syllabus/blooms.html

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