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July 24, 2008

Florida Center for Instructional Technology – Free Resources

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http://fcit.usf.edu/
Established in 1982, the Florida Center for Instructional Technology (FCIT) has been a leader in working with educators to integrate technology into the curriculum. With its location in the College of Education at the University of South Florida, Tampa, FCIT is available to assist over 1,200 pre-service teachers who graduate from USF each year as well as thousands of in-service teachers in Florida. With funding from the Florida Department of Education, Office of Instructional Technology, FCIT provides many instructional resources for Florida’s teachers and students.
FCIT’s award-winning resource and training websites receive over one million hits per school day.
msweeney@coedu.usf.edu

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July 25, 2007

Converting Files to iPod on a Windows OS

This pdf file is from the Florida Center for Instructional Technology. We created it so that Windows OS users could create vodcasts. It shows how to use a free converter called Videora. Several people asked for it in the School Collection Training.
Michael Sweeney
Learning Development Facilitator
FCIT/USF

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July 24, 2007

Adobe Education Leader Institute 2007

After my first day at the summer institute, I find myself totally regretting having missed last years. Presentations by Adobe experts and other AELs (Adobe Education Leaders) “captivated” (no pun) my attention. I think I learned more about Web 2.0 in one afternoon than I have from days of reading and experimenting with these tools. Kathy Schrock has opened my mind to the value of integrating them into K-12 Curriculum. Now I can not wait to try out some of these things with professional development in Florida.
Special thanks to Jack and Megan for their flexibility!!!!

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