Course Outline for Tools of the Trade

Units may be given over a series of sessions or during the course of 1-2 days. Most courses can be trimmed to 7 hours and expanded to 12 hours. This is a proposed schedule for a 1 day (7 hour) course.
Time Schedule
Unit
Online Resources
8 - 8:15 am
Introductions, Course Registration (online)
- http://www.thenetworkedlearner.com/
8:15 - 9 am
Tools of the Trade (presentation)
- http://thenetworkedlearner.wikispaces.com/Presentation+Tools+of+the+Trade
9 - 10 am
TBA by School (hands on)

10 - 10:15 am
Break

10:15 - 11:30 am
TBA by School (hands on)

11:30 - 12:45 am
TBA by School (hands on)

12:45 - 1:15 pm
Lunch

1:15 - 2:30 pm
TBA by School (hands on)

2:30 - 3:45 pm
TBA by School (hands on)

3:45 - 4 pm
Course Evaluations
- http://thenetworkedlearner.wikispaces.com/Courses
Tools: (other tools may be added to the curriculum)
Aniboom
-watch or create animated cartoons using the online "shapeshifter" tool.
Animoto
-create high production value motion graphics synchronized to every beat of your music.
Audacity
- create and edit audio files
Author Stream
-share PowerPoint presentations and slide shows online. The software also allows you to podcast over your presentation.
Blogger
-a free weblog publishing tool from Google, for sharing text, photos and video.
Chatzy
-create your own free private chat room and invite people by email.
Delicious
-the world's leading social bookmarking service.
Elluminate
- distance learning sotware with chat, video, whiteboard and desktop sharing
Flock
-a free social web browser.
Glogster
-use it to poster yourself.
Jing Project
-use it to capture anything you see on your computer screen and share it instantly...as an image or short movie.
Ning
-an online service to create, customize, and share a social network.
Pageflakes
-the easiest way to read, see, discover and share your favorite things on the web.
Pixton
-fast easy way to create comics about class content.
Sketch Swap
-draw cartoons, art, brainstorms, anything.
Teacher Tube
-provides an online community for sharing instructional teacher videos.
Twitter
-a free social messaging utility for staying connected in real-time.
UStream.tv
- a place to chat and broadcast yourself live.
VoiceThread
- a tool to ransform media into collaborative spaces with video, voice, and text commenting.
Webware
-Keep in touch with the latests social media applications.
Wikispaces
- is a fast and easy way to share class content between users.
Zotero
- is a powerful, easy-to-use research tool that helps you gather, organize, and analyze sources and then share the results of your research.
WizIQ
- offers free online e-teaching and e-learning using web conferencing with document and whiteboard sharing, teacher resumes and presentation sharing.