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This slideshow was made by creating an image gallery of library scenes found in the commons area of flickr. I knew I wanted to create a slideshow I could embed on my blog page but I couldn’t figure out how … Continue reading

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Gord Higginson’s ETEC 540 Rip.Mix.Feed

I combined a number of tools to create my Rip.Mix.Feed.  “Spelling with Flickr”  ( brings up very interesting banners with just a few keystrokes.  “Dumpr” ( has wonderful tools to add interest and character to your images.  “Smilebox” ( is … Continue reading

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This was a very entertaining and engaging assignment. The numerous tools available coupled with my growing experience with information technology made choosing one interesting. I’ve created a cartoon strip using Toondoo. I wanted to have fun and let my creativity … Continue reading

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Rip.mix.feed connections: Or coming late to the party

This semester has been a bit of a personal struggle, but I wanted to try and participate in the rip.mix.feed activity. While I thought I would create a digital story about the life I have in SecondLife using JayCut or … Continue reading

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It never ceases to amaze me how stressed I can get over something and then I don’t really understand how, but I do manage to do what I spent hours trying to do earlier. Well, finally my Photostory. Thanks for the no comments, as it didn’t work the first time that I tried. Anyways, now that I have vented, I want to comment on Photo Story. I discovered Photo Story several years ago at a Technology workshop and I knew that it was a good program to use in my Primary classroom to encourage oral literacy and digital literacy. This download is free from Microsoft and it is user friendly. I have made many photo stories with my classes. They are great to present at Student Led conferences. Enjoy. Continue reading

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Education in Tech Blogs: Pipe

I realize it is not very exciting to look at but I thought I would try something completely new for me – Yahoo Pipes. I am grateful I did because I think it could have fantastic utility for course projects … Continue reading

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Rip.Mix.Feed. Braille Gallery

I was able to write a research paper on braille for this course, and found the topic quite interesting. This was the first time that I had really conducted any research into the subject, and I’ve been intrigued at the … Continue reading

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My Rip.Mix.Feed video is a kind of sidebar to my Major Project, which is about the use of Augmented Reality in creating new types of interactive books and other media. One of the challenges that I encountered in researching Augmented … Continue reading

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The Life of Salmon

Hello Everyone: Please view my short slideshow on ‘The Life of Salmon’ at I used Camtasia for the slideshow. I decided to do a slideshow on the life of salmon because I witnessed the famous salmon run at Adams … Continue reading

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A look back at Vancouver We Day 2010! I decided to pick a program I had never used before and wanted to work on something I was not very confident with. I started this project using movie maker and ended … Continue reading

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