Google’s photo hosting service is/was called Picasa. Picasa is both a program you can download and the name for their online storage space. You can also access your photos in Google+ or from any Google interface by clicking ‘More/Photos’. In order to post a slideshow of your photos on a blog, you’ll need to access … Read more
Chat Tools Chat can be a useful in a variety of ways for langauge learners. It can allow them practice their writing skills and overcome the affective filters that can be part of using their L2 to interact with others. There no formal assignment for this Training page, but feel free to blog about any … Read more
Social Networking From Wikipedia: A social network service focuses on building online communities of people who share interests and activities, or who are interested in exploring the interests and activities of others. Most social network services are web based and provide a variety of ways for users to interact, such as message boards, e-mail, instant messaging, and live audio/video interaction. Screencast Guide Here One of … Read more
Language Learning Sites Download Video Tools Editing Video Screencapturing/Screencasting Watching TV & Movies YouTube Tips Some of these resources are now out of date. Visit the Updated Video Guide for more current resources. Video Sites for Language Learning Ted Talks – Cutting edge presentations from the ‘TED Conferences’ around the … Read more
When creating a new post or editing old posts, add labels (separated by commas) in the bottom right where it says ‘Labels’. Then Add a Gadget called ‘Labels’ to your Sidebar. Configure and save.
From your Blogger Dashboard, click Design Make sure your on the ‘Page Elements’ Tab Click ‘Add a Gadget’ on the side bar Look through the different categories, select gadgets of interest Adjust settings if deisred. Then Click ‘Save’. Click and drag the gadget into the order you want. Click Save again in the upper right.
How-to Video Add a placemark to the PUFS TTP 2011a Map(your home, school, favorite vacation spot, etc. ) Here is a the TTP in Sacramento Map View TTP in Sacramento in a larger map
To record a Skype Call, go to Download MP3 Skype Call Recorder and install it.Site here Download File here Open the program and selectRecording Mode: monoRecording Bitrate: 128Uncheck both boxes at the bottom left.Press the red button to record.
Creating & Publishing a Google Presentation Login to your Gmail account and click ‘Drive’. A new window will opne up. Click ‘Create new’/ Presentation’ Another new window will open. This is your Google presentation. To create and edit new slides, use the top menu or RIGHT click on slides. You can export your presentation as … Read more
RSS Readers (allow you to subscribe to any site with rss) Google Reader was discontinued by Google in July of 2013. There are a variety of alternatives including Feedly, Bloglines, TheOldReader, and more (listed here). Google reader allows you to view an unlimited number of blogs (or any sites with an RSS feed) on one … Read more