The site is newspapermap.com and the name pretty much tells you what this website does. The map at newspapapermap.com locates major and not so major newspapers of the world and provides links to these newspapers online. A very nice feature of the site is tthat the markers are color coded according to the language in which the newspaper is written, for the top 8 spoken languages, providing an interesting linguistic map of the world.
I recently came across a Facebook app called Q-Kards. It’s a simple flashcard app that allows you to create flashcards (for any topic like learning a language or text vocab) to help you memorize information. You can share your cards with other groups or your Friends on Facebook. I did not see a place where youc an add an image, for now it’s a text based flashcard creator. Why not use an app in a web service you and your sudents already use? (Like Facebook). Here’s the link to the app if you want to check it out (remember some Facebooks apps require access to your information including Personal data and Friends lists. Use caution whenever using any Facebook apps):
I recently came across a site called Enter The Group. It’s a free site that allows you to create private or public classroom webpages that have great features for students and faculty in regards to project management and collaboration. What’s cool about Enter The Group is that you can upload assignments, use a blog, create discussion boards, add events on a classroom calendar, conduct polls, and you can sign in using a Google account or Facebook. Continue reading
PULSe – the Princeton University Learning Series is a new IT learning opportunity that supports many of the technologies OIT makes available. Faculty, staff, and students – anyone with a Princeton netID – can participate in the live Friday afternoon webinars or access recorded tutorials on available services such as SharePoint, Roxen, and WebSpace. PULSe maintains a presence on Twitter and Facebook where additional resources are shared. In this Productive Scholar session, you will be introduced to the site, its features, and the iLinc web conferencing system that is used to present the weekly webinars.
Lynda.com is a California-based company that offers online training materials on popular software platforms, web applications, and consumer technology. Some are short introductions to a new technology or software package. Others are in-depth instructions on software applications or suites. Continue reading
This presentation is designed for parents with children who have access to the Internet to better understand the current dangers that exist in the world today.
The talk offers offer background information about past and current threats and trends. The focus of the talks will be: Your Child’s Life Online, Internet Predators, Cyberbullying, dangers of mobile devices, Online Gaming, warning signs, Internet Safety Tips, and much more.
Sorat Tungkasiri is currently a Coordinator at the New Media Center. He first joined the Princeton University community in 2004 as a SCAD, then as a web developer for the Educational Technology Center. Sorat is currently seeking a Masters of Arts Degree from Columbia University with the concentration in Communication, Computing Technology in Education. Continue reading