Voice Thread is a collaborative, multimedia slide show that allows people to comment in many different ways. You can import pictures, PowerPoint presentations, video, etc. and then add voice comments, written comments, or video comments. It’s very cool!!!
Podcasting can be as easy or as complicated as you make it. You can do it from a recordable MP3 player or you can do it from your computer. Here are some sites to help you get started:
The most famous wiki is, of course, Wikipedia. A wiki is a great way for many people to edit and contribute content on a variety of subjects. Here are some tips on how to create your own wiki:
Start your own wiki on one of these sites:
On the one hand, blogs are an easy way to communicate with the world. On the other hand, it seems like everyone is blogging because they can, not because they have anything to say. Having said that, here are some tips if you’re looking to get started in the blogosphere:
Start your own blog on one of these sites:
RSS is a powerful but simple way to gather content from all over the web, making it easy for you to follow the latest updates from all of your favorite websites, blogs, and podcasts without having to visit them all individually.
RSS aggregators are what you use to keep all of these RSS feeds in one place. Some common aggregators are:
PowerPoints are all too often VERY badly done. My advice? Try a Voice Thread. If that looks too complicated (it’s really not), then here are some tips on making better PowerPoint Presentations:
Ever get frustrated at the amount of hits you get in Google that have NOTHING to do with what you’re searching for? Here are some tips on how to be a better web searcher.