Here is the second installment of our Weekly Bytes series for the GSLIS community. Please enjoy the following resources, many of which have a mobile technology theme:
- Free Webinar on Mobile Learning – This 1 hour virtual session covers the emergence of Mobile Technologies and its game-changing effects on how we learn.
- 7 Tips to make your web site mobile-friendly - †This covers some great points on how to take your current web site and make sure it is ready for viewing on the growing population of mobile devices.
- Top 10 Mobile applications for 2012 - This lists includes the sorts of technologies that are just now coming into their own and haven’t yet seen widespread adoption as well as the already common technologies that are still experiencing growth.
- Digital Native or Not? Learning Computers Later in Life – This is a great post by the New York Public Library that talks about the different ways to keep current on technology trends at any age.
- The New Media Consortium’s Horizon Report 2010 Preview -††The report preview organizes topics by ďtime to adoptionĒ and† includes a description of the topic; the relevance for teaching, learning, and creative expression; examples of how the topic is being applied, and suggestions for further reading.
- Complete Guide to Google †Wave – Have a Google Wave account? Confused as to what to do next? Check out this free comprehensive guide where you’ll learn the ins and outs of how to use Google Wave to get things done with your group.
- Memento: Time Travel for the Web – This presentation introduces the Memento solution to allow time travel on the Web using the Library of Congress.
- Google Image Swirl – Google Image Swirl combines a variety of image similarity features with additional metadata about the images to build a hierarchy of clusters of image search results.
- Appvent Calendar – This is a neat advent calendar of free iPhone and iPod Touch games that are available for the whole month of December in the Apple App Store.
- Apple Gift Giving Guide - Here are 10 great holiday gifts perfect for the Apple fan in your life, compiled by the writers at Mashable. They run the gamut from stuff that touts an Apple fanís devotion to those just add a little bit of flair to an existing Mac.
Have a great week!