Over the years, many excellent tutorial sites have sprung up over the web,
providing basic to advanced instruction for a number of software
We believe that there is no purpose served by replicating the materials provided
on these sites. Instead, these resources are designed to:
We expect this section to grow over time - additions to it will be documented
in the weblog published on the Hippasus site.
A Matrix Model for Designing and Assessing Network-Enhanced
||A model for the design and
courses involving networked components. The model allows educators to select
appropriate tools, plan their usage, and design metrics for results as
part of a single integrated process.
|A Moveable Feast: the del.icio.us web
||A discussion of the structure, use, and potential of del.icio.us,
an online service providing shared bookmarking resources.
|Achieving Fairness and Excellence in Social Software
||A discussion of practices and tools that avoid many of the pitfalls commonly encountered in the use of social software.
|Agile Learning Object Development
||An exploration of the concepts from Agile
Software Development relevant to
the creation of learning objects, focusing on real-world tool
usage, and demonstrating the actual development of a learning object.
- Basic Thoughts about
||This site offers some fundamental
principles and guidelines for visual storytelling and for the use of
images in a narrative context.
|Game and Learn: An Introduction to Educational Gaming
||A 14-part podcast series on videogames in education, available in its entirety from iTunes U, that provides educators with the knowledge needed to successfully use educational gaming in their classroom.
|Mapping del.icio.us with Anthracite and OmniGraffle
||A tutorial demonstrating how to construct visualizations for del.icio.us using two user-friendly Mac OS X programs,
Anthracite and OmniGraffle.
|Symbolic Math - A Workflow
||A tutorial demonstrating the use of Maxima as
a tool for basic computation, symbolic math, and typesetting in an integrated
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