Category Archives: Misc Resource

Firefox ESR 10 – A Way to Slow Down Firefox Upgrades

I love Firefox, but not necessarily the rapid upgrade cycle. The issue isn’t so much the speed, but the fact that my plugins can’t keep up, particularly my Firefox Accessibility plugins. On the other hand, I don’t want to miss … Continue reading

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Link Checker Firefox Plugin

One of the great time savers in the Web 1.0 (and 2.0) universe is the “Link Checker” plugin for Firefox. If you maintain any Web site at all and have a set of external links, this tool is a major … Continue reading

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Foxy Tunes – The plugin and the mashup

I’ve been lagging behind in finding cool new Web toys, but I did discover the Firefox plugin Foxy Tunes (it comes alone or bundled with Firefox Campus Edition. It incorporates a set of player controls at the bottom of your … Continue reading

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Monitoring Faculty Listservs

As an instructional designer, I find it’s a good idea to figure out what “civilian” faculty are thinking (the ones who haven’t heard of “learning objective congruence” yet). One of my favorites is to monitor various discipline specific Listservs for … Continue reading

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