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 Most of the software is freeware, some of the software may require a small registration fee. Products like Rationale do have a price. Check out the websites.

 
http://www.thelearningweb.net/

Unlimited - The new learning revolution

Gordon Dryden & Jeannette Vos

Unlimited - The new learning revolution and the seven keys to unlock it.
This wonderful new book is not designed to be read like a 'normal' book. A must have eLearning educator's resource.
Click on the link to order.

http://www.thelearningweb.net/
 

http://www.sketchup.com

Google SketchUp

3D for Everyone Developed for the conceptual stages of design, SketchUp is powerful yet easy-to-learn 3D software. We think of it as the pencil of digital design. This award-winning software combines a simple, yet robust tool-set that streamlines and simplifies 3D design inside your computer. SketchUp is being used by anyone with the desire to... Dream, Design and Communicate in 3D You can find it at - http://www.sketchup.com

http://www.sketchup.com
 

www.viddix.com

Viddix

VIDDIX is a new, exciting videoplatform that allows you to connect all kinds of webcontent to your videos.

www.viddix.com
 

www.portableapps.com

Portable Apps

PortableApps.com provides a truly open platform that works with any hardware you like (USB flash drive, iPod, portable hard drive, etc). It's open source built around an open format that any hardware vendor or software developer can use.

It's free!!!

www.portableapps.com
 

http://www.schome.ac.uk/

Schome

The education system for the information age...

Not school - not home - schome - the education system for the information age.
Overview
Schome will be an education system that meets the needs of society and individuals in the 21st century.
Schome will value and support people in learning throughout their lives (cradle to grave).
Schome will include flexible use of both physical and virtual spaces to support learning processes and enhance community.

http://www.schome.ac.uk/
 

www.primopdf.com

PrimoPDF

Free PDF Software

FREE! Convert to PDF from any application by simply 'printing' to the PrimoPDF® printer - it couldn't be easier! Within minutes, you can create high-quality PDFs by converting from Word, Excel, and virtually any other printable file type.

  • Print to PDF from virtually any Windows® application.
  • Create PDF output optmized for print, screen, ebook, or prepress.
  • High-quality, easy to use PDF creator for all users.
  • New! Ability to merge PDF files upon conversion.

www.primopdf.com
 

http://www.austhink.com

Rationale

Rationaleā„¢ is software for producing diagrams of reasoning, helping people to: - improve reasoning abilities - develop stronger arguments - communicate complex cases - produce better documents - make better decisions You can download a trial version of Rationale at:

http://www.austhink.com
 

http://www.snapfiles.com/get/stickfigure.html

Pivot Stick Figure Animator

Pivot Stickfigure Animator is a unique software, that allows you to create stick figure animations easily and without any artistic skills. You can move the sections of the stick figure and easily create a chain of animation frames that can be previewed as you go. You can use more than one stick-figure in the animation, and even create your own stick figures using an easy to use visual editor that lets you assemble objects out of lines and circles. In addition, you can optionally set animation size, speed and more. The result can be saved as animated GIF file. Fun and easy to use, surprisingly well featured. You can download this from - http://www.snapfiles.com/get/stickfigure.html

http://www.snapfiles.com/get/stickfigure.html
 

http://www.e-cast.co.nz

e-cast

An exciting new media service is now available to New Zealand schools and tertiary institutions.
e-cast education is a media aggregator and distributor that specialises in educational video and TV delivery to schools using the internet.

http://www.e-cast.co.nz
 

www.nz-interface.co.nz

Interface ICT Magazine

A free magazine supporting the use of ICT in learning. Follow the link to subscribe to your free copy of Interface.
Interface has a series of lesson plans that you can download. Click on the this link to access them - Lesson Plans

www.nz-interface.co.nz
 

www.thinkfree.com

Thinkfree

Online alternative to MS Office.

www.thinkfree.com
 

http://www.quia.com/

Quia - pronounced - 'key-ah'

Teachers - Create activities, quizzes, games, Web pages, surveys, and more! Students - Track your quiz results for all your classes. You can find Quia at - http://www.quia.com/

http://www.quia.com/
 

http://www.opensourcewindows.org/

Open Source Windows

Free and open-source software is good for you and for the world. This is the best Windows software that we know of. No adware, no spyware, just good software.

http://www.opensourcewindows.org/
 

www.lulu.com

Lulu

Self-Publishing

Lulu is fast, easy and free. Publish and sell easily within minutes. No set-up fees. No minimum order. Keep control of the rights. Set your own price. Each product is printed as it is ordered. No excess inventory.

www.lulu.com
 

http://hotpot.uvic.ca

Hot Potatoes

The Hot Potatoes suite includes six applications, enabling you to create interactive multiple-choice, short-answer, jumbled-sentence, crossword, matching/ordering and gap-fill exercises for the World Wide Web. Hot Potatoes is not freeware, but it is free of charge for those working for publicly-funded non-profit-making educational institutions, who make their pages available on the web. There are lots of websites to go to for examples of Hot Potatoes activities. You can search You can download Hot Potatoes from - http://hotpot.uvic.ca

http://hotpot.uvic.ca
 

http://www.debugmode.com/wax

Wax

Wax is a high performance and flexible video compositing and special effects software. The idea for Wax is to be very general purpose and flexible in video compositing and effects, so that you can compose your dream video sequence with ease everytime. Wax can create 2D & 3D special effects and can work in two modes - as a standalone application which would appeal for home users/beginners, and as a "plug-in" to video editors/NLEs which would be more useful for professional editors. You can download Wax from - http://www.debugmode.com/wax

http://www.debugmode.com/wax
 

http://www.zamzar.com

Zamzar

Free online file conversion.

http://www.zamzar.com
 

Further Resources

There are many more resources on our website. Hover over GLOBORESOURCE on the left and you will see a number of sub-menus with our categories for you to choose from.

 

 
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