Digital Citiz-wait, what?

I have a confession to make. I’m … a Millennial. I grew up with the internet, I learned how to use AOL as a kid, I have had private email since I was ten years old, and I can maintain 4-5 separate chats like a boss.…

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Stereogranimator: Makin’ GIFs With Some Old School Pics

A stereogram courtesy of the Boston Public Library: http://flic.kr/p/4zNi8E

A stereogram courtesy of the Boston Public Library: http://flic.kr/p/4zNi8E

The New York Public Library recently introduced one of the niftiest tools I’ve seen on the web in a while. It allows you to take “stereograms“, those side-by-side images that look almost exactly the same and when viewed together create a sense of depth, and turn them into animated GIFs.…

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Making GIFs makes me feel like …

 

Just watched the GIF Variety Show for #etmooc and felt inspired to make this. I call it How Making GIFs Makes Me Feel. Brent DanceBased on this clip from the British version of The Office, and created using PwnYouTube, MPEG Streamclip and Photoshop’s Animate feature.…

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Rhizomes vs. Games

I finally had the chance to do some catching up in #etmooc and watch David Cormier’s session on rhizomatic learning. Lately I’ve also been doing a lot of reading on gamification and educational games, and it struck me that these are two completely opposing approaches to teaching.…

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The Adventures of Bob the Cat

I used to have a cat named Bob (he had a bobtail and the name was supposed to be a placeholder, but then he started answering to it, c’est la vie). Last summer he sadly ran away and I moved a few months later.…

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Social Curation Socially

 

Bookmark Award Entries 2004 (c) Dublic City Public Libraries

During a recent workshop on using Instructure’s Canvas, we were discussing the web services that you can integrate with your account – things like Google Docs, Twitter, Delicious and Diigo. In looking at the list of possible integrations, one attendee asked, “What’s Delicious?” to which I replied, “It’s a lot like Pinterest.” And she knew exactly what I meant.…

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#etmooc Self Introduction

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Hi there! I’m Emily Strong. I work in academic technology at Emmanuel College in Boston, and I’ve been in this field for about seven years now, beginning with a work study job back in college.

Once upon a time I took a graduate course in ed tech.…

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