Emily talks with Kate Hess, Library Coordinator for Kirkwood's Iowa City campus, about open textbooks.
Links Mentioned in this episode:
Flat World Knowledge
Google Sites provides the tools to create your own websites quickly and creatively. Sites can be collaborative, instructional, informational, fun, interactive and the list goes on. Several sites were visited in the making of this T4LT episode. Links are below.
ePortfilios with GoogleApps
Honors Physics Parish Episcopal School
Foundations of Western Civilization
Mr. A's Class
Group Project - African American Culture on Pop Culture and Stereotypes
I am a fan of clean and simple design. I also like collections of parts of speech. And so thenounproject.org speaks to me. You might also find it to be a nice resource for elegant icons and imagery. Many of the graphics are public domain or available for download and use with a simple attribution to the creator.
Tripline.net combines maps, trip animation, location annotation, pictures, background tunes and all the elements of the social web. It strikes me as a clever and useful tool. I'm using it for the study abroad program I will lead to China this summer. Check it out: