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Instructional Design and Technology in Education

August 19, 2016
by Heidi Olson
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Interactive presentation using Smithsonian Learning Lab

The Smithsonian Learning Lab is an interesting website where you can create interactive collections using media from the Smithsonian archives (over a million items) along with adding your own images or files (various image file formats as well as word … Continue reading

November 4, 2014
by Heidi Olson
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Lessons learned from Hangout on Air Presentation

Getting ready for a presentation delivered using Google Hangouts and recorded and viewed on Youtube takes some prep time. Presenting with two others on Oct 16 in an eLearning Teaching Tips Live session, was a great experience and I learned several … Continue reading

December 24, 2013
by Heidi Olson
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SoundingBoard Application

This application seems like a good tool for learning language or increasing vocabulary using your mobile device, currently compatible with iPod,iPhone, or  iPad. Create a collection of items, add images to individual items within the collection, and then record an … Continue reading

November 6, 2013
by Heidi Olson
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Auto-Graded Google Form

I think Google Forms are a great course room tool for collecting information. I’ve written about them before in a Teaching Tip called Collecting Information with Google Forms and on iTeachU in the Grow Skills section. Here is a video … Continue reading