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“whiteboard screencasting” and “lecture capture” apps: please enter your choices and suggestions

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 24th October 2013

Greg Jorgensen emailed us with his new darling:

Explain Everything - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.morriscooke.explaineverything

and raises a very good question:

What do we know and how do we organize our tools and apps for whiteboard screencasting and lecture capture?

Screencasting
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/E-learning#Screencasting

Screencast
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Screencast

Greg’s choice of the day is atop of a list from the Ed Tech/y and Mobile Learning web site:
http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2013/05/6-useful-ipad-apps-for-creating.html

next on that top-6-list are

Teach

Show Me

Educreations Interactive Whiteboard

Doodlecast Pro

Pixntell

Doceri (http://doceri.com/) is a very promissing app, which Bob Lessinger was pushing to be installed on campuos computers (being free), but it is ONLY iPAD-bound (not even iPHone or iTouch)
In addition to Doceri: Stage : Interactive Whiteboard and Document Camera and Splashtop Whiteboard per: 3 Apps to Turn Your iPad into Interactive Whiteboard ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Here is a neat table about the compatibility (iOS and Android) for several of these apps:
http://www.elcamino.edu/administration/staffdev/training/whiteboardscreencasting.pdf

Here is another good resource from Alaska. The screencasting apps reviewed are the same as above, but other good sources regarding a pedagogy involving the technology.

A broader approach to this issue (Presentation & Screencasting Apps) on Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/itechservices/presentation-screencasting-apps/

More apps and possibilities, as well as “how-to” directions here:
http://castingoutnines.wordpress.com/2011/06/07/how-i-make-screencasts-the-whiteboard-screencast/

Here is an useful blog entry, comparing  ExlpainEverything with Educreation –
http://freebiologyschool.blogspot.com/2013/04/explaineverything-app-better-than.html

More apps:

Lecturnity ( http://www.lecturnity.com )

Tegrity http://tegr.it/

FlySketch http://flyingmeat.com/flysketch/

http://presentationtube.com/
a lengthy review is available here: http://smorgastech.blogspot.com/?goback=%2Egde_2038260_member_5807615489219772416#%21

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alternatives to MERLOT (a repository for learning objects)

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 8th July 2013

I was asked for alternative sites to MERLOT (http://www.merlot.org/merlot/index.htm) after I shared my dissatisfaction with MERLOT high prices, e.g., cost for registration.

Here is what I have, pls feel free to add more, Plamen

I looked for somebody to work with me on Sophia when it started in 2012 (since, differently from Merlot, it is a social tool), but there was no interest on campus:

http://www.sophia.org/

also

http://cnx.org/
http://kylearningdepot.org/

http://kylearningdepot.org/

http://livemocha.com/

 

 

Here is more:

I met him and talked to him in Grand Forks about 10 years ago:

http://www.tonybates.ca/

 

http://ocwconsortium.org/

http://gallery.carnegiefoundation.org/

http://hstar.stanford.edu/

http://labspace.open.ac.uk/

http://teaching-with-technology.wikispaces.com/

http://learning.media.mit.edu/

http://sloanconsortium.org/

 

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