Monthly Archives: January 2008


Showbeyond is a multimedia slidecast creator, online publishing platform, and story sharing community. It lets you create, share, search for, and embed multimedia presentations. I think Showbeyond is quite easy to use and you can create a decent multimedia slideshow … Continue reading

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MECA 2008 Conference Presentations

I am now attending the MECA (Mississippi Educational Computing Association ) 2008 Conference in Jackson, Mississippi. MECA celebrates the silver anniversary this year with a recorded participants over 1,100. I have been attending the MECA conference since 1995 and have … Continue reading

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The GNU Image Manipulation Program (GIMP) is a very popular free alternative to Photoshop. However, Photoshop users have a hard time to switch to GIMP because of the difficulty to locate Photoshop’s features in the GIMP. Fortunately, the GIMPshop developed … Continue reading

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Top 10 Tools for Learning 2008

I was recently invited by Jane Hart, Head of the Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies in UK, to share my Top 10 Tools for Learning with her. Jane has done an excellent job of compiling the Top 100 Tools … Continue reading

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