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Adam McGarity

Resource Developer

Language Acquisition Resource Center (LARC) at San Diego State University

San Diego, CA , USA

Expertise and background

Language Education

I work as a resource developer for LARC at SDSU. I\'m also currently in graduate school at the Monterey Institute of International Studies. I\'m working towards a Master\'s of Arts in Teaching Foreign Language (Russian).

(Member since Jun 2014 - last access in Aug 2015)

Contributions
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Chirp Chirp is a way to share links, photos, and notes using encoded bits of sound.  While it is not specifically a language-learning application, it could be used to share with students in a classroom, or with... 07 Jul 2014
International Corpus of Arabic "The International Corpus of Arabic (ICA) is an ambitious attempt to build a representative corpus of the Arabic language as it is used all over the Arab world, with the aim of supporting research on such... 26 Jun 2014
Easel.ly "Easel.ly is a website that features thousands of free infographic templates and design objects which users can customize to create and share their visual ideas online. Using the site is as easy as... 26 Jun 2014
PiktoChart "Preview and pick themes from our gallery. Select from a range of over 100 categorized themes.  Customize your infographic using our intuitive editing tools. Choose from over 1000 images in our... 26 Jun 2014
Metta With Metta, you can "bring relevant video material to the classroom to help students learn without feeling that they’re being taught." You can "embed polls and quizzes to keep them... 20 Jun 2014
BlendSpace With BlendSpace, you can quickly and easily organize and present digital content from the web for your classes.   20 Jun 2014
Zaption "Teachers, trainers, and content publishers use Zaption’s intuitive web app to quickly add images, text, quizzes, and discussions to existing videos from YouTube, Vimeo and private video libraries.... 20 Jun 2014
Global Language Online Support System (GLOSS) "GLOSS lessons are developed for independent learners to provide them with the learning/teaching tools for improving their foreign language skills.  Reading and listening lessons are based on... 13 Jun 2014
Wordle "Wordle is a toy for generating 'word clouds' from text that you provide. The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in the source text. You can tweak your clouds with... 13 Jun 2014
StoryBird "Storybird lets anyone make visual stories in seconds. We curate artwork from illustrators and animators around the world and inspire writers of any age to turn those images into fresh stories.... 13 Jun 2014