links for 2010-08-23

  • move a whole set of resources from one course to another
    (tags: moodle howto)
  • Free textbooks for the ipad
  • Book trailers are short, two to three minute videos that introduce the basic storyline and in which the story is re-enacted with similar artistic and creative decisions made by a movie director as to what parts of the story are presented in a film he or she is creating. So far we have posted 101 trailers. To find a trailer, just enter its exact title in the search box provided at the top right of this page. Alternatively, you may click on the Browse Books link in the Navigation Bar.
    TEACHERS & PARENTS: If you register for this site, you will have full access to the UB the Director link at the top of this page, which provides our curriculum model, teaches how to visualize the books being read and how to utilize the story invention process to create your own video book trailers.
  • “Your mobile, IM, and online accounts are all a part of you. When someone you’re dating is controlling, disrespecting, or pressuring you in those spaces, THAT’S NOT COOL.”

    The Ad Council, the leading producer of public service announcements in the US, has been tackling the issue of adolescent relationship abuse with their campaign “That’s Not Cool.” With cell phones as ubiquitous as the nose on a student’s face, instant and constant communication can lead to major boundary issues for young people navigating the rough waters of young love.

    Check out these videos from the campaign:

  • Having an all-in-one video and audio converter comes handy especially when there are so many formats and devices available. HD Video Converter Factory is a freeware and powerful High Definition Video Converter and it builds in 150 video format, it can easily support Multi-track HD video M2TS, MKV, AVCHD, HDTV BDAV and MPEG-TS video movies. It also supports converting all the High Definition and HD-Camcorder videos, to both portable and console players, such as iPad, iPod, iPhone, Apple TV, PS3, PSP, Xbox, Zune, PDA, Blackberry, Nokia, Android, Zen etc. You can also extract audio from HD videos or SD videos to M4A, WMA, WAV, MP3, AAC, AC3, APE, MKA, AU, AIFF, FLAC etc. Free HD Video Converter Factory is an ideal choice as a movie converter and a music converter. -LifeRocks2.0
    (tags: video convert)
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