Bill MacKenty

 
 
 

What’s out there? Why I think the future is in web-based services

Posted in Educational Tech Leadership on 06 - September 2010 at 07:00 PM (12 years ago). 9 views.

Part of my vision for education is shifting to cloud-based applications. Here are a few examples of cloud-based applications. I'll find more, but for now, please poke at these. Food for thought and discussion! Video editing online [url=http://jaycut.com/]http://jaycut.com/[/url] Audio editing online [url=http://aviary.com/tools/audio-editor]http://aviary.com/tools/audio-editor[/url] Image editing online: [url=http://aviary.com/tools/image-editor]http://aviary.com/tools/image-editor[/url] Photoshop online: [url=http://www.photoshop.com/tools?wf=editor]http://www.photoshop.com/tools?wf=editor[/url] A bunch of online, open source resources (think replacing the textbook) [url=http://www.curriki.org/xwiki/bin/view/Main/WebHome]http://www.curriki.org/xwiki/bin/view/Main/WebHome[/url] We also add to this the google suite of tools. but just in case, Word: [url=http://writer.zoho.com/home?serviceurl=%2Findex.do]http://writer.zoho.com/home?serviceurl=%2Findex.do[/url] Excel: [url=http://www.editgrid.com/]http://www.editgrid.com/[/url] Access: [url=http://www.zoho.com/creator/index.html]http://www.zoho.com/creator/index.html[/url] Powerpoint: [url=http://prezi.com/]http://prezi.com/[/url] And of course hundreds of spectacular sites dedicated to content-specific material (this is just an example, I think you get the basic idea) [url=http://www.the-map-as-history.com/]http://www.the-map-as-history.com/[/url] [url=http://maps.google.com/]http://maps.google.com/[/url] [url=http://www.pixton.com/schools/overview]http://www.pixton.com/schools/overview[/url] [url=http://bm.nmolp.org/creativespaces/?page=home]http://bm.nmolp.org/creativespaces/?page=home[/url] [url=http://www.nasa.gov/externalflash/PQTimeline/]http://www.nasa.gov/externalflash/PQTimeline/[/url] [url=http://www.tripline.net/]http://www.tripline.net/[/url] I look forward to hearing your thoughts. Warmly, Bill