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Online Course Management System - FREE. Would you use it?

Started by ddeubel in Teaching and Methodology. Last reply by Mitchell Lee Feb 12. 7 Replies

I'd like to know how many teachers would use a completely free course management system , if offered here? Meaning, you can create a course there,…Continue

Tags: atutor, technology, online, ecourses, elearning

SITE OF THE DAY - HUNDREDS OF THE "BEST" - Teaching Recipes

Started by ddeubel in Websites / links / access to new resources / communities.. Last reply by Nadeem Nawaz Jul 16, 2019. 102 Replies

We are now in our 3rd edition of "Site of the Day"! Hundreds of the best sites for teaching/learning. See #1 and…Continue

Tags: collection, list, web 2.0, resources, websites

ABCs - Alphabet Resources or Ideas?

Started by NEWS NOW in Teaching and Methodology. Last reply by Amelia Meirizka Jun 20, 2019. 73 Replies

I guess the alphabet is our bread and butter.Got any good ideas for teaching it or using it…Continue

Tags: children, abc, kids, phonics, reading

Learning Designs

Started by Elise in Teaching and Methodology Mar 27, 2019. 0 Replies

I was wondering what you all thought of learning designs pertaining to English language teaching? What are the ways in which you design your lessons to achieve better learning in your students?Continue

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Present.me is a real cool, "new" way to share your teaching online. It is simple and effective. I've been testing it out and it works like a charm! A really exciting tool.

 

What is it?

 

It is just a simple power point  set beside a video recorded through your webcam. That's it! Record up to 90 min free and save up to 10 lectures/lessons free. (and I'd just keep deleting as needed unless you really want to get into this). You don't even need a cam, just use audio if you wish (though you'd be under utilizing it). The only one wrinkle I see is in not allowing private settings for free members. I think this shouldn't be part of a pricing model.

 

The functionality is superb. Takes a little time for the power point to convert but you can use a clicker to advance the slides - this means you can get away from the monitor/computer and step back when recording the video.

 

I'll be giving a a lecture at this weekend's Kotesol National conference by skype. But I'll be sure to record on Present.me for all who can't attend. Still in beta - I can't wait until it is "out there". All sorts of great uses enabling teachers to reach a much wider audience and those students who can't/couldn't attend classes. Try it, you'll like it. Just don't be camera shy!

 

[ all this comes on the heels of just reading this article - how many schools / professors/teachers are shy of sharing video lessons/lectures for what I believe are at the end of the day, poor reasons. ]

 

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