Picasa can be used to create a web gallery that can be uploaded to any web server. A web gallery consists of a web page that displays thumbnails of the pictures you select in Picasa. The webpage also allows the person viewing the gallery to click on a thumbnail to open a larger version of […]

There are a couple of ways to upload pictures to your Blogger account using Picasa. You can use the BlogThis! button to open up a window where you can sign in to your Blogger account. http://etc.usf.edu/te_win/images/i/blogger1.jpg http://etc.usf.edu/te_win/images/i/blogger7.jpg Once you log in, you will be able to enter some text to go along with your pictures. […]

Hello is a free companion program to Picasa that allows you share pictures using chat. In order to use Hello, you must first set up a free account by visiting the Hello website, then install the program on your computer. Once you have Hello installed, you and a student can use it to view the […]

Yes, in most cases you should be able to open a file created on a Mac on your Windows computer. If you have the Mac version of a Windows program (such as Microsoft Office) it will likely save files in a format that can be read by your Windows computer (it will add the correct […]

It is easy to share files between Windows computers and Mac computers using TCP/IP, an industry standard networking protocol. Before you can connect to a Windows computer from a Mac you must know some information about how your Windows computer is set up. First, you must find out what IP address your Windows computer has […]

There are a couple of ways to connect to a folder that has been shared over the network. The fastest way is by typing the Universal Naming Convention (UNC) path in the Start, Run dialog box. The UNC defines the path to a shared folder using the format \\server\sharename. The server is the computer where […]

Before you can share files or folders with other users on your network, you must make sure that File and Printer Sharing is enabled. You can do this by going to the Control Panel (Start, Control Panel) and selecting the Network Connections applet. Right-click on your network connection and select Properties. Make sure there is […]

If you only have one printer in your classroom that you want to share with several student computers, you can connect that printer to your computer and then share it so that it is accessible from any computer in the room. Two things need to be configured on the host PC to make a printer […]

Social bookmarking involves saving bookmarks online so you can access them from any computer as well as share them with others. There are several websites that allow you to do this: Furl, Backflip, ma.gnolia, and del.icio.us. Del.icio.us (now owned by Yahoo!) is one of the most popular ones. When you register with del.icio.us you have […]

Sharing bookmarks is a great way to structure your students’ work on a particular topic. Your browser has the ability to export your bookmarks as a web page with links to the sites you want to share with your students. To export your bookmarks in Internet Explorer 6: Select File, Import and Export. You will […]

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