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Louise Robinson-Lay's insight:
Some great tools for working with video.
Wibbitz is a text-to-video platform that can automatically turn any text-based article, post or feed into a short video. Using Wibbitz almost any article, post or feed on the web can be instantly turned into a short video clip.
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EmbedPlus is a significant tool for educators, because it lets you easily edit, watch, and share videoclips from YouTube with enhance playback and annotations as listed below.
Chapter buttons, click these to skip to marked times. Use the wizard to mark notable parts like game highlights, changing performers, and lecture sections.
Crop, Cut, Splice, Chop. Play the interesting part of a video you decide.
Instant Replay / Loop
Sweet Spot Marking
Helps you catch the best parts of a video by revealing the scenes that are generating the most buzz by other viewers. You can also use it for your creative/marketing efforts or just for your curiosity.
Slow Motion On-Demand
Discussions about a video occur in many places. Optionally enable this button to show viewers the latest Internet reactions, right inside the player.
Third Party Annotations
Add your own timed annotations to any video. Use it to display titles, captions, scene labels, and side comments during playback.
EmbedPlus could be a game-changer because the tools offer affordances that can add learning opportunities in to almost any video clip. (See also the Dial-e framework for further discussion). The tools are straightforward to use, simply copy and paste the embed code on your (Wordpress), site, blog or post as directed.
More info: http://www.embedplus.com/
Post adapted from the original by @robingood - thanks!
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Anyone who has used the Prezi platform would know that creating a Prezi and uploading it to Prezi.com is easy enough, however when it comes to converting it to a YouTube video, there seems to be no native method of doing so...
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Louise Robinson-Lay's insight:
Robin Good: eMeet.me is a new web-based online meeting service offering free videoconferencing, VoIP, screen-sharing, whiteboarding and text chat for up to 5 people.
Key features include:
-> Text chat
-> Statistics and reports
-> Private or open meetings
The Pro version which allows you accomodate up to 20 participants per meeting costs $9/month.
eMeet.me is accessible via any type of dekstop computer or tablet device.
Pricing detail: http://emeet.me/plans.html ;
More info: http://eMeet.me
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Diigo ~ more than a research tool - a knowledge sharing community. Easy-to-use and so powerful... Check it out!
Social bookmarking with Diigo blends many web 2.0 powertools into on comprehensive program that 'lives in the cloud' making it accessible from any computer. It's a great way to manage and share information. This video tutorial will give you a solid conceptual overview of Diigo.
Via Dennis T OConnor, Howard Rheingold, Donna Murdoch