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  More and more people are using the YouTube caption tool in the belief it offers information in an alternative format but it doesn’t. If it wasn’t so serious, you could say it offers a laugh – like the example above which shows the caption for all Student’s Unions, Associations and Guilds – and there are many […]

banned!

August 7, 2009 | Leave a Comment

[kml_flashembed movie="http://www.youtube.com/v/ExYRBmt4jaQ" width="425" height="350" wmode="transparent" /]  Sarah’s Story is a 90 second video designed for television and banned by Clearcast, the television watchdog, as containing images that were ‘too distressing’. The aim of the advert was to raise awareness of Motor Neuron Disease. Thankfully, by banning it, Clearcast have increased publicity of both MND and […]

Esref Armagan

March 9, 2009 | Leave a Comment

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Wordle

September 17, 2008 | Leave a Comment

I like the word cloud effect at Wordle. It’s great fun and useful for highlighting key issues in a document. But beware – the back browser button will take you to the home page and the forward button the create page. If you see a word cloud you like then save it quickly – or […]

70 signs of Intelligent life at You Tube This link may be useful for anyone wanting to look at examples of educational videos on You Tube. The link comes from the Open Culture website which is also worth a visit if you are interested in audio and video on the net.

I’ve been thinking about the best way to approach the issue of Web 2.0 tools – a chunk of text didn’t feel like the answer – so I’ve opted for letting YouTube do the talking in this post (all the links below open in a new window) The Vision of Students today (5.29) by Michel […]