Friday, September 4, 2009

Wild and Wacky Friday: Video appears in paper magazines

The first-ever video advertisement will be published in a traditional paper magazine in September.

The video-in-print ads will appear in select copies of Entertainment Weekly. The slim-line screens – around the size of a mobile phone display – also have rechargeable batteries.The chip technology used to store the video – described as similar to that used in singing greeting cards – is activated when the page is turned. Each chip can hold up to 40 minutes of video.

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Thursday, September 3, 2009

100+ Smart Ways to Use LinkedIn

Good resources for folks using LinkedIn and for newbies.

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Communicate Visually

SmartDraw is used to create business graphics such as flowcharts, organization charts, Gantt charts,tinelines, mind maps, floorplans and other diagrams.

SmartDraw is also available in two industry-specific solutions: the SmartDraw Legal Edition and the SmartDraw Healthcare Edition.

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Wednesday, September 2, 2009

What Is Creativity?

Using Play-Doh and the Apple iPod as examples, Robert Sutton, Co-Director of the Center for Work, Technology, and Organization at Stanford University, explains that often creativity is simply making new things out of old ones.

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Monday, August 31, 2009

Open Educational Resources

Open Educational Resources are teaching and learning materials that you may freely use and reuse, without charge. OER often have a Creative Commons or GNU license that state specifically how the material may be used, reused, adapted, and shared. Include Interactive mini-lessons and simulations about a specific topic, such as math or physics.

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