Entries Categorized as 'video'

Technology Tools with Bryan Alexander Friday, February 5, 2011.

Date February 4, 2011

Bryan Alexander began his keynote with The Complete History of the Soviet Union, Arranged to the Melody of Tetris to show how gaming works to teach. Remixed archival footage, video footage, etc… that anyone can grab and build. The multimedia synthesis is becoming the norm. Trend extrapolation is one key of futurism that includes assumptive […]

Socialnomics Rap (Power to the People)

Date April 30, 2010

For my students independent reading project this quarter, they had to make a video that showcased one of the books from a short reading list that included Socialnomics by Erik Qualman. This group wanted to turn their’s in two weeks early. Here it is.

Socialnomics and social media in education

Date January 14, 2010

Consider the information in the video above. What is the purpose behind the video? If we define the video in terms of the rhetorical situation, there’s certain analysis that is evident albeit if I then explain to you that it’s an advertisement for a paper book, how does that change your consideration for the above […]

Flickr & finding “safe” Creative Commons images

Date February 25, 2009

As part of my work with MaricopaTech, I recently blogged on Flickr and included a video I made of how to search Flickr for Creative Commons license images. Check out my post here.

Science Fiction and Gaming in the High School Classroom

Date December 31, 2008

In Novemember at NCTE I headed into a session where PJ Haarsma, the author of The Softwire series, was presenting on Science Fiction and Gaming in the High School Classroom. I was hoping to have PJ sign his up and coming book The Softwire: Wormhole Pirates on Orbis 3. When I walked in, Jim Blasingame, […]

A Vision of Today’s Students

Date October 23, 2008

Michael Wesch spoke last year at MaricopaTech, and our visions of what “students” means mesh nicely. I, obviously, struggle on a smaller level what he struggles to accomplish on a grander level.

Colbert does Shakespeare

Date October 14, 2008

Political standings aside, here’s a great comparison of Obama and McCain from Stephen Colbert using Greenblatt’s Will in the World, which is a very accessible nonfiction novel about Shakespeare. Colbert and his counterpart Jon Stewart are master rhetoricians. What can you find in this short video?

Finally got room!

Date August 26, 2008

Earlier this summer our 9 year old television blew up. We got a 42″ HD LCD 1080P television and naturally we wanted to follow this up with an HD DVR box. We’d gotten a ton of stuff from Cox about recording hundreds of hours of Olympics, so we headed over there. Everything installed just fine, […]

Adding gmail contacts to a mailing group

Date July 20, 2008

Here’s a brief video on how to add gmail contacts to a mailing group. As we all know, Google Apps changes almost daily. As for now this way works! Add Contacts to a mailing group

Thank you, Mr. Adams

Date July 14, 2008

Thank you, Mr Adams from Devon Adams on Vimeo. My students “borrowed” my MacBookPro and made me an “End of the Year” video in May 2008. I found it today. 🙂