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Presentation search

A site called SlideFinder makes it eerily easy to search for Powerpoint presentations on the web.  Considering the time and effeort people put into creating Powerpoint presentations, it might be a bit unsettling.  But the usefulness of such a tool … Continue reading

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Language Map

The Modern Language Association has a great interactive map showing the distribution of  languages spoken across the United States.  Results can be viewing for the entire country or for an individual state. MLA Language Map

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The inherent pedagogies of CMSs

Here is an interesting article from Lisa Lane, featured in First Monday, urging us to break away from the curriculum structure prescribed by the defaults of the Course management system course website. Insidious pedagogy: How course management systems affect teaching

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Text as an mp3

Copy text from a webpage and paste it into VozMe.com.  The site converts the text into audio files. Spanish, English, Italian, Hindi, Portuguese, and catalan are supported. http://vozme.com/index.php?lang=en

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NPR covers clickers

NPR gives a story and a podcast about using clickers in the classroom. http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=101343866  

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