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D4L Technologies Module

Technological Tools for Teaching

Stand-alone Websites and Tutorials

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  • ANTS - This is the Animated Tutorial Sharing Project. It is a huge collection of screencasts. They have been collected by the Library Information Literacy Online Network (LION).
  • Screen casts created by the SJSU librarians -
  • Screen casts created by the Virginia Tech librarians -
  • Code Academy -
    Collection of computer programming aka coding tutorials Choose 1 or 2 that interest you to review.
  • Khan Academy -
    Collection of tutorials, courses, etc. on just about any topic you can think of. Choose 1 or 2 that interest you to review.
  • Intute: Virtual instruction Suite - 
    Collection of Internet research tutorials for multiple academic subject areas.  Choose 1 or 2 that interest you to review. Note the "For Tutors" option in each tutorial that clarifies learning goals for the teachers using these learning objects.
  • Empower - Information Literacy Tutorial -
  • ALICE -
    An educational software that teaches students programming in a 3D environment and is free from Carnegie Mellon University and Sun Microsystems.  Note: This site is not the learning tool itself but rather the site is the tutorial for how to download and make use of the Alice software. The Alice software has to be downloaded and installed locally. It can be networked to run with a group from that point.
  • BBC Languages -
    Choose a language and review the instructional strategies used.
  • Microsoft Free instruction -
    Primarily video. These are an interesting attempt to put the talking head mode of teaching onto the Web. Does it work?
This project is administered by the South Central Regional Library Council with funding from the Institue for Museum and Library Services.