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This is a space for us to share resources related to the course, and to integrating technology into teaching in general.



Technology resources:


Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators - a well-known site with a *huge* amount of links to resources by subject area


Educational Uses of Digital Storytelling - great ideas for using digital storytelling in the classroom, from the University of Houston


Shedding light on Web 2.0 - a resource site put together by Kathy Schrock





Inspiration classroom examples - examples and lesson plans


How-to video - an overview of the main Inspiration features and how to use them


About concept webs and visual learning



Web design and accessibility


Web Style Guide (2nd Ed.) - online book considered an authoritative source on web design


Evaluating Web Sites for Accessibility - resource site from W3C



Assistive technology


What is assistive technology? - part of PBS documentary, Freedom Machines, on assistive technology


Assistive tech and NCLB - a primer of the issues from The Alliance for Technology Access



Writing and research resources:


Instructional technology research resources - site put together by one of COE's reference librarians, Claire Holmes.  Quick links to relevant databases and journals.


TU style guides for APA citation - for all of your citation needs


OWL APA style guide - from Purdue U.; a good starting point for the most common APA needs


Avoiding plagiarism - Cook Library site with great examples of what needs to be cited, when, and how



Copyright and Fair Use resources:


Code of Best Practices for Fair Use - video and text from The Center for Social Media


Copyright and Fair Use in the Classroom, on the Internet, and the World Wide Web - straightforward FAQ from the University of Maryland - University College Information and Library Services



Other resources:


WebDisk essentials (pdf) - A how-to guide for accessing your TU files from the web (if you want to work on files that you saved on your H drive in our classroom computer lab)


OTS SharePoint help documents


Making a screen shot in Windows XP


Making a screen shot in Mac OS X


Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack - download an extension that will allow you to open Office 2007 documents with earlier versions of Office

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