LINKS AND RESOURCES (FOR FACULTY)

The following list features recommended links and resources for Pomona College faculty. Please contact the FLRC if you wish it try recommended software. There are FLRC funds dedicated to new software available. Please also submit any links or resources that should be posted here.

Video Database
Mason Library Book Database
Copyright at the Claremont Colleges

Essential Online Resources

Rikai
Realia Project

Web 2.0 Resources

Woices – Voice Recording and Maps Mashup; recommended
Voxopop – Online Voiceboards
EyeJot – Create and send video mails
UStream – Stream live content
Overstream – Add comments or subtitles to online videos (incl. Youtube)
Yugma – Web conferencing
VoiceThread – Create narrated digital narratives; highly recommended
Bookr – Create quick online books
The 20 Questions Game – Try out this free online version in many languages
Blabberize – Create talking heads with your own images and add your voice. Not only for Monty Python fans…
Jumpcut – Edit your videos online
ToonDoo – Comic Creator
Flickr creative commons – Find images that can be used legally
Tumblr – Super simple blogging
Makebeliefscomix – Create Comics Online
Pixton – Online Comic Creation

Recommended Software

Creative Software
Comic Life 3 (Mac & PC)

Audio Recording and Editing
Audacity (free, multiple platform)
Dartmouth College Recorder (free, multiple platform)

Digital Storytelling and Narrated Photo Stories
Photo Story Maker 3 (PC)
Windows Movie Maker (PC)
iMovie (Mac)
Digital Storytelling Guide
Pulpmotion (Mac)

Easy Video Production
Windows Movie Maker (PC)
iMovie (Mac)
Pulpmotion (Mac)

Still and Video Screen Capture
FRAPS (In-game screen capture – to create Machinima (PC only))
Snapz Pro (Mac)
Debut Video Capture (PC – free)
Screenshot Plus (Mac widget – free)
Capture (Mac widget – free)
Camtasia and SnagIt (PC)
Cam Studio 2.0 (PC – free)
Jing Project

Other Multimedia Production Software
iStopMotion (Mac)
Photo To Movie (PC + Mac)

YouTube Downloader
KeepVid (free)

Computer-Mediated Communication

Language Exchanges – Tandem Learning: Mixxer
Skype
Google Hangouts

Podcasting

iTunes Podcasts
Podcast Alley

Useful Hardware

Snowball USB microphone
Portable Video Camcorder

Further Information and Research on Language Learning and Technology

Language Learning & Technology Journal
International Association for Language Learning and Technology
The Computer Assisted Language Learning Consortium
Top 100 Language Blogs

Useful Sites and Resources for Individual Languages:
(sorry, still under construction…)

French
French Songs through Singing

German

Great German Podcasts: Tagesschau; Heute Journal; Sendung mit der Maus; Extra 3; Quarks und Co.; Podcast der Bundeskanzlerin

Japanese

Chinese

Spanish

Nuevos Horizontes – Student Companion Site
Nuevos Horizontes – Instructor Companion Site
Learning Spanish with Songs (Colby College)

Russian
Grammatica
Russian Grammatical Dictionary