14. Using realPlayer

If you are assured that it is legitimate to download a video clip – i.e. you have contacted the creator, or have viewed Creative Commons access rights, then you may download a video for use offline. This is useful to overcome times when the internet is inaccessible, or slow to stream. One of the easiest […]

13. YouTube or not YouTube?

The attraction and power of visual technology is undisputed. Thus, one of the Web 2.0 tools which has value for educational purposes is YouTube (and similar video sharing web sites.) However, as with any tool, careful thought needs to go into its application in the classroom. “Herding a class of students down to the computer […]