ICT Skills Development

Tutorials and Guides

Searching for ICT skills development sites

One way to keep currency with skills tutorials is to follow one or more of the professional magazines or (more practical) bloggers mentioned elsewhere in this site.
Other tips for searching
Otherwise, see specific suggestions below (warning: web addresses may have changed without notice - how to help fix broken links)

Video-based tutorials

Atomic Learning.hot.gif Provides software training using a unique, just-in-time approach. Our library of thousands of short tutorials on dozens of applications are focused on answering the common questions teachers, students and anyone else may have when learning software. http://www.atomiclearning.com/
Lynda.com hot.gifOnline software training. http://www.lynda.com/
Traning videos: http://www.teachertrainingvideos.com/
Commoncraft 'How to' videos' ... "in plain English":hot.gif http://www.commoncraft.com/
Kahn Academy hot.gif (high quality 'how to' videos) http://www.khanacademy.org/
LearnItIn5 hot.gif(Howto videos for the technology classroom). http://www.learnitin5.com/
Howcast http://www.howcast.com/
eTools 'n Tips http://pre2009.flexiblelearning.net.au/flx/go/home/projects/2007/pid/440/

Tutorials & Guides

Free Technology for Teachers.hot.gif http://www.freetech4teachers.com/
Tips and Tricks for Educators hot.gif (S. Waters). http://theedublogger.com/
Edorigami Starter Sheets.hot.gif http://edorigami.wikispaces.com/Starter+Sheets
Lee's Technology Integration site. http://its.leesummit.k12.mo.us/
Internet4Teachers. Practice modules for many common teaching applications. http://www.internet4classrooms.com/on-line.htm
ACTDEN http://www.actden.com/
Recipes for success. http://www.myt4l.com/

Less focused on education

Think Tutorials hot.gif http://thinktutorial.com/
About.com Technology Tutues. http://www.about.com/compute/
Learnthat http://learnthat.com/
Guides and Tutorials. http://www.guidesandtutorials.com/
Introduction to Basics. http://www.bbc.co.uk/webwise/courses/
Basic Computer Literacy for Teachers. http://www.jegsworks.com/Lessons/index.html
Search for training tutorials. http://www.intelligentedu.com/

More specific ICT skills

Digital video http://introtoictineducation.wikispaces.com/learningtechnologies#idv
Video editing skills. http://desktopvideo.about.com/
Multimedia Production. http://mediacommons.psu.edu/
Teachme2Tech. (dated but useful if using older versions of software). http://teachme2tech.com/
Scanning tips. http://www.scantips.com/
Mind-mapping. http://introtoictineducation.wikispaces.com/learningtechnologies#imm
Microsoft Office Training.http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/training-FX101782702.aspx
Microsoft for Teachers: Product HowTo's: http://www.microsoft.com/Education/en-us/teachers/how-to/Pages/index.aspx
Flash Tutorial (on video). http://www.learnflash.com/flashtutorials2.htm

Information Literacy Skills

Information Skills tutorial. A FREE, "teach yourself" tutorial that lets you practise your Internet Information Skills http://www.vts.rdn.ac.uk/tutorial/education
Library search skills
Internet Research Skills.hot.gif http://www.vtstutorials.co.uk/default.aspx


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