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Free-range Thoughts

Marinating in the Mooc

Exploring Tools during the 2014-2015 school year:

  1. Presencing Institutes’ Coaching Circles Platform

Exploring Tools during the 2013-2014 school year:

  1. Moderated in a BlackBoard online global conference: Library 2.013
  2. Padlet (formerly Wallwisher)
  3. QR Stuff (QR code generator)
  4. QR Reader for iPad
  5. MineCraft (re-exploring with a student tutor)

Exploring Tools in the Think-Know Tools course at Rheingold U – Summer 2013

  1. Diigo
  2. Delicious
  3. Cmap
  4. MyBrain
  5. GTD (Get Things Done)
  6. Co-mapping (Collaborative mindmapping)
  7. (allows one to create video lists to share)
  8. Doodle Poll (meeting synchronization)
  9. MindCraft (revisiting with a student tutor)

Exploring Tools in Camp Magic Macguffin:  Summer 2012

  1. Twister:  make fake tweets
  2. TwitterTools (automates tweets from blog platform)
  3. Akismet
  4. Chimpfeedr  (aggregate a list of blogs)
  5. x

These programs I found through my participation in Systems Thinking World: a wonderful wiki and Linked In site for forum conversations.

  1. InsightMaker
  2. DebateGraph

These are programs I am exploring as part of my participation in Journey to the Center of the Internet (Fall DS106 2011) and the Siemens/Downes mooc.

  1. ComicLife
  2. Mpeg Streamclip
  3. GIMP
  4. FUZE audio/video conferencing
  5. Photoshop

These are the programs and activities I have explored so far during my Summer of Oblivion, when I was not busy having anxiety attacks over the disappearance of Dr. Oblivion.

  1. Twitter
  2. Tweetdeck
  3. Gravatar
  4. WordPress
  5. WordPress widgets
  6. Buying a domain
  7. Hosting my own site
  8. c-panel
  9. aviary
  10. peacock
  11. snagIt
  12. storify
  13. SketchbookPro
  14. SoundTap Stream Recorder
  15. Audacity
  16. Soundcloud
  17. Finding copyright free audio
  18. TypeWithMe   (freakin’ awesome for collab)
  19. Skype video  (cool to combine with TypeWithMe)
  20. FreeConferenceCall (records conf call, good collaborative tool)
  21. YouSendIt
  22. Camtasia
  23. PowerPoint animations
  24. MixMeister BPM Analyzer
  25. Metronome Online

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