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iSEEK

iSEEK Education is a targeted search engine for students, teachers, administrators, and caregivers. It delivers safe and editor-reviewed results from universities, government sites and other noncommercial providers.
iSEEK understands natural language so it is possible to ask questions in normal, everyday language to find the information needed. It also allows to create customised resources libraries by a bookmark system.

Mappe della mente - Maps of the mind

This e-book aims at providing the reader with the ability to manage on sight complex situations or information flows and to define problems or logical paths. It contains a collection of visualization tools: mental maps, various kinds of graphics and charts, treemaps, interactive dynamic maps, etc.
In this book the author explains the characteristics, the functions and the use of various visualization tools. Knowing the best mental tool for something and using it well is the best way to improve and simplify our understanding of what we read and learn. This enhances our information organization skills providing an easier way to learn and it also eases communication.

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Questo e-book ha lo scopo di fornire al lettore l’abilità di gestire a vista situazioni complesse o flussi di informazione e definire problemi e percorsi logici. Contiene una raccolta di strumenti di visualizzazione: mappe mentali, vari tipi di grafici, mappe ad albero, mappe dinamiche interattive, ecc.
In questo libro l’autore spiega le caratteristiche, le funzioni e l’uso di vari strumenti di visualizzazione. Conoscere il miglior strumento mentale per qualcosa e saperlo usare bene è la maniera più efficace per affinare e semplificare la comprensione di ciò che viene letto e imparato. Tutto questo migliora le abilità di organizzazione dell’informazione, facilitando l’apprendimento e la comunicazione.

System requirements: 
Available in ePub format

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Language

Country

Author

Umberto Santucci

Year

2012

ISBN

9788896771259-EPUB

Length

140 pages

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How-To-Guide Digital Storytelling Tools for Educators

This e-book explains digital storytelling and includes tutorials to implement available online tools for digital storytelling and resources through step-by-step tutorials. This e-book is licensed under Creative Commons, and the author's blog lists many more useful resources, downloadable how-to-guides and interesting blog posts: http://langwitches.org/

Table of contents: 

About the Author
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Available Tools for Digital Storytelling
- Audacity
- Google Maps
- Photo Story
- Mixbook
- VoiceThread
- Windows Movie Maker
- Wordle
Resources
- Digital Storytelling Resources
- Google Earth
- PhotoStory
- Audacity
- Google Maps
- Movie Production
- Windows Movie Maker
- Wordle
- Creative Commons Media
- Sound & Music
- Images

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