Friday, September 25, 2009

Wild and Wacky Friday: Microsoft's secret tablet

It's not a tablet, it's a booklet. The dual 7-inch (or so) screens are multitouch, and designed for writing, flicking and drawing with a stylus, in addition to fingers.

Click the video to see how the device could be used. I want one.

Check it out:

Thursday, September 24, 2009

Tweet this! Using Twitter and Social Media to Promote your Project and Yourself

Wednesday, September 30, 2009 at 10a.m. PT / 1p.m. ET.

Visit for complete details.

At this Webinar, you will learn:
  • How to extend your film's narrative into social media
  • How platforms like Facebook and Twitpic can become part of your plan
  • How to sell your work without looking like a salesperson
  • Using Twitter to increase traffic to your Web site
  • Monitoring what's being said about your work online
  • Who to follow and how to attract followers
  • Strategies for becoming part of online conversations
  • Reaching out to the media - including the critics
  • Connecting with collaborators
  • Using Twitter tools and resources The difference between self-promotion and conversation

Capture stuff. Find it using any computer or phone

Evernote is ready to collect all of your ideas, experiences, thoughts, and memories into an always-accessible place.

  • Take down your inspirations and ideas as they happen
  • Capture interesting webpages you see, images and all
  • Snap photos of everything from whiteboards to wine labels

Then, find it all any time from your computer, phone, or the web!

Check it out:

Using Evernote as a learning tool with Screenr videos:

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Corporate Learning Trends 2009

Three days of online dialog on Convergence in Corporate Learning. Free.
Time: November 17, 2009 to November 19, 2009
Organized By: Jay Cross, Tony Karrer, George Siemens

Office Live Workspace - Address the classroom challenge of H1N1

Microsoft is encouraging teachers to use Office Live Workspace to hand out work and assignments to children with H1N1. Microsoft's Office Live Workspace is a free web-hosted service (currently in beta) available in many countries that lets users publish and share Word documents, Excel spreadsheets, and PowerPoint presentations.

Check it out:

Blog (VP, Microsoft Education):

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

The Benefits of Adobe eLearning Suite for Adobe Captivate users

Webinar - Wednesday, September 30, 200910:00 AM - 11:30 AM US/Pacific

In this session you will learn about:
  • Using Adobe Soundbooth for recording and editing pristine audio for inclusion in Adobe Captivate projects
  • Leveraging the power of Adobe Flash for supplementing Adobe Captivate projects with animations, as well as for creating and customizing existing Flash Widgets
  • Designing in Adobe Photoshop for including high-impact layered images in Adobe Captivate projects
  • Using the Emulator in Device Central for testing mobile learning projects developed in Adobe Captivate
  • Supplementing informational-based eLearning in Adobe Presenter with Adobe Captivate content
  • Expand your eLearning delivery options using Adobe Acrobat and Dreamweaver
Check it out:

Monday, September 21, 2009

Amazing Food Detective Game

Read a good blog article reviewing a fun learning game. The game emphasizes on the importance of healthy eating habits for youngsters. After playing the game for a while, you are stopped and asked to take a break - to do push-ups or other exercises. Interesting.

Check it out:
Blog article -

The game -