Blogging: The Anatomy of a Blog

The Anatomy of a Blog from iMake on Vimeo.

Here’s another blogging screencast; this time, it’s about the various parts of a blog.


Facebook Timeline

facebook like button

If you haven’t already updated your Facebook profile to the new timeline, then soon, Facebook will be forcing you to do it.  The forced change will happen over the next few weeks.  It’s a big change and one that you need to understand fully to ensure that your online identiy does not cause you problems in the future, for example, when trying to get a job.  This article on the BBC News Beat website clearly explains the changes and what you need do regarding your privacy settings.

Image details: Facebook Like Button by Sean MacEntee, via Flickr

What is Prezi?

Prezi is an alternative presentation tool.  It’s very different to PowerPoint.  I have used it in a few lessons now and rather like it.  I get the sense that my students prefer it to PowerPoint too (although I’d be grateful if my students could post their honest feedback on this blog post!)  It’s more dynamic than PowerPoint and more visually stimulating.

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An App for Everything

App Store

Image details – App Store by Christiano Betta, via Flickr

Mobile phone apps – it’s not just Angry Birds and Facegoo you know!  There are actually some great educational apps out there that are worth a look.  Check out these links:

Whilst the apps might not be relevent to the course you are studying, it’s important to keep learning regardless.  Pick an app to help you learn something new…