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Technology in the Classroom

Instructional Technology Resources:
Delivering Course Materials

These resources help you deliver content to your students in new ways. Change the way your students interact with the material you cover by doing things like creating electronic course packets, course-specific collections of RSS feeds, or collaborative social bookmark collections.

Functions:
Creating RSS Feeds
Social Bookmarking
E-Reader


Creating RSS Feeds

FEEDLY

Collect all of your news sources in one place. Feedly is a simple workhorse of a RSS reader that works well both in web browsers and as a mobile app.

• Where to find it: http://www.feedly.com
One-Page Quick Info Sheet
Workshop Handout for RSS
• User Guide: http://blog.feedly.com/
• Review: http://www.cnet.com/products/feedly-android/
• Video Overview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yPpKpVedU5E
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PULSE

A visual RSS reader that is integrated to LinkedIn.

• Where to find it: www.pulse.me
One-Page Quick Info Sheet
• User Guide: http://blog.linkedin.com/?s=pulse
• Review: http://www.cio.com/article/2370216/mobile-apps/revamped--pulse--app-is-now-linkedin-s-official-news-reader.html
• Video Overview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ShyU_bLiz_Q
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NETVIBES

Netvibes is a very customizable RSS reader that can also function as a personalized homepage for your browser. Drag-and-drop design lets you arrange your feeds alongside things like a to-do list, notepad, weather forecast, email, and widgets for any social media sites you use.

• Where to find it: www.netvibes.com
One-Page Quick Info Sheet
• User Guide: http://faq.netvibes.com/
• Review: http://webtrends.about.com/od/personalizedstartpages/gr/netvibes_review.htm
• Video Overview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CEFTVHOmAFM
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Social Bookmarking

DIIGO

Diigo lets users annotate, highlight, and post sticky notes on websites and then add the annotated site to a shareable collection of bookmarks.

• Where to find it: www.diigo.com
One-Page Quick Info Sheet
• User Guide: http://help.diigo.com/
• Review: http://techcrunch.com/2013/08/19/diigo-a-tool-for-highlighting-and-adding-sticky-notes-to-the-web-gets-a-facelift/
• Video Overview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cmhGmMNY4y8

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E-Readers

FLIPBOARD

Flipboard creates a visual electronic magazine out of stories, blog entries, and websites that you have collected from the web. Think of it as an electronic course packet.

• Where to find it: www.flipboard.com
One-Page Quick Info Sheet
• User Guide: https://about.flipboard.com/tutorials/
• Review: http://www.cnet.com/products/flipboard-android/
• Video Overview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ARcLfnaNuFM

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