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Home > ItrainOnline newsletter > February 2004

ITO-Announce February 2004

The following resources were added to ItrainOnline during February:

  1. New ItrainOnline section: web site usability and accessibility
  2. Resources for trainers
  3. Web development
  4. Online security and spam
  5. Finding resources on the internet
  6. Open source
  7. Ressources en français
  8. Recursos en español
  9. Suggest a resource

NEW ITRAINONLINE SECTION: WEB SITE USABILITY AND ACCESSIBILITY

ItrainOnline's collection of resources on web site usability and accessibility - previously in the web design section - has grown so much that we've given the materials their own page:
http://www.itrainonline.org/itrainonline/english/usability.shtml
See the "Web development" section below for some recent additions.

RESOURCES FOR TRAINERS

TRAINING WORKS!
This handbook will be useful to anyone who has a role in the management, design, delivery, or evaluation of group-based training. JHPIEGO focuses on using training to develop capacities of healthcare professionals in developing countries, but many of the standards discussed in the handbook also apply to other types of training, such as on-the-job training, distance learning courses, and computer-assisted learning.
http://www.reproline.jhu.edu/english/6read/6training/Tngworks/index.htm

POWERPOINT MULTIMEDIA
These guides and examples from the University of Tasmania show how MS PowerPoint can be used to create self-instructional multimedia learning resources without expensive multimedia software or specialized technical knowledge. MS PowerPoint can include lots of rich content (video, audio, photos, and some animation), and allows hyper linking between slide all that is needed to make useful multimedia resources.
http://www.agsci.utas.edu.au/ppmultimedia/

PLANNING WEB ACCESSIBILITY TRAINING
This set of training resource pages outlines strategies and resources which can be useful in preparing training sessions on web accessibility.
http://www.w3.org/WAI/training/

OPENOFFICE TRAINING MATERIALS
These ready-made OOo slide presentations (also available as PDF files) introducing all the tools in the OpenOffice.org suite will be useful for both trainers and end-users.
http://training.bytebot.net/

WEB DEVELOPMENT

XML TUTORIAL
Introduction to XML. In this tutorial you will learn what XML is and the difference between XML and HTML, and how to start using XML in your applications.
http://www.w3schools.com/xml/default.asp

COUNTERSPACE
Counterspace is a resource dedicated to type and its history with easily digested sections on the anatomy and classification of typography. It also showcases typefaces that can be successfully used in multimedia design.
http://counterspace.motivo.com/

USABILITY EVALUATION AND TESTING
"Evaluation is crucial in any quality activity; if we want quality
products, we must apply ourselves to uncovering the faults that are inherent in any user interface, and mitigate or eliminate them." This site walks you through the main steps of usability testing and evaluation.
http://www.infodesign.com.au/usabilityresources/evaluation/default.asp

PLANNING WEB ACCESSIBILITY TRAINING
This set of training resource pages outlines strategies and resources which can be useful in preparing training sessions on web accessibility.
http://www.w3.org/WAI/training/

WEBAIM SIMULATIONS
Three WebAIM simulations (screen reader, low vision and distractibility) help web designers to understand how users with a range of disabilities experience the web.
http://www.webaim.org/simulations/

ONLINE SECURITY AND SPAM

INFORMATION SECURITY GUIDES AND TUTORIALS
These short guides from Privaterra are tailored for civil society organizations at risk, such as Human Rights NGOs wanting to know more about information security and data privacy.
http://cms.privaterra.org/tiki-index.php?page=InfoSec_Guides

REMOVING SPYWARE, VIRUSES, AND OTHER MALWARE FROM WINDOWS
Short article by Zachary Mutrux introducing minor security incident response.
http://www.techsoup.org/howto/articlepage.cfm?ArticleId=539 

WHY AM I GETTING ALL THIS SPAM?
"Every day, millions of people receive dozens of unsolicited commercial e-mails (UCE), known popularly as 'spam'. Some users see spam as a minor annoyance, while others are so overwhelmed with spam that they are forced to switch e-mail addresses. This has led many Internet users to wonder: How did these people get my e-mail address?" This report answers this question, and offers tips for avoiding spam.
http://www.cdt.org/speech/spam/030319spamreport.shtml

FINDING RESOURCES ON THE INTERNET

A GUIDE TO GOOGLE
An online tutorial helping users to know more about how Google works and its features and capabilities. This Google tutorial contains many examples and exercises designed to give users practice with the material presented and to inspire users to find amusing or useful information.
http://www.googleguide.com/

OPEN SOURCE

INTERNATIONAL OPEN SOURCE NETWORK
IOSN is a clearinghouse for information on FOSS, with a focus on the Asia-Pacific region.
http://www.iosn.net/

OPEN SOURCE IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
This 2004 SIDA report looks at the open source phenomenon in general, and as it relates to developing countries in particular.
http://www.sida.se/content/1/c6/02/39/55/SIDA3460en_Open%20SourceWEB.pdf

USING OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE IN YOUR NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION
Short article looking at strategic issues for non-profits in using open source software.
http://www.dotorgmedia.org/Publications/Publications.cfm?ID=81&c=18

OPENOFFICE TRAINING MATERIALS
These ready-made OOo slide presentations (also available as PDF files) introducing all the tools in the OpenOffice.org suite will be useful for both trainers and end-users.
http://training.bytebot.net/

WHY YOU SHOULD SWITCH TO THE MOZILLA FIREBIRD BROWSER
This article by Ben Goodger looks at the features which make Mozilla
Firebird "a superior browser".
http://www.mozilla.org/products/firebird/why/

FIVE LIVE CDS REVIEWED
Live CD distributions allow users to try out Linux without having to
install it on their hard drives. This article by Lenish Namath reviews five distributions: ADIOS Linux 2.0, GNOPPIX 0.6.0-beta3, KNOPPIX 3.3, MandrakeMove and MEPIS 2003.10.
http://lwn.net/Articles/68926/

ARABEYES
Arabeyes is a Meta project that is aimed at fully supporting the Arabic language in the Unix/Linux environment. It is designed to be a central location to standardize the Arabization process. Arabeyes relies on voluntary contributions by computer professionals and enthusiasts all over the world.
http://www.arabeyes.org/

CHOOSING AND USING OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE: A PRIMER FOR NONPROFITS
This guide from NOSI describes what open source software is and what impact it may have on the nonprofit sector. It includes case studies of nonprofits of various sizes that are using open source software, a process for evaluating whether or not open source is right for an organization, and other useful resources and information.
http://www.nosi.net/primer/NOSIPrimer.pdf

RESSOURCES EN FRANÇAIS

VIDEO SUR L'INTERNET
Une excellente FAQ pour tous ceux qui souhaitent diffuser de la video sur l'Internet.
http://www.repaire.net/navig/diff_internet/

12 CONSEILS POUR VAINCRE LE SPAM
Votre boîte mail deborde de messages sans interêt envoyes par des inconnus? Ne vous laissez pas envahir ! Les publicitaires, les petits malins et les arnaqueurs de tout poil n'eprouvent aucun scrupule à vous inonder de courriers non-sollicites. On appelle ça le spam et L'Internaute vous dit comment l'eviter...
http://www.linternaute.com/internetpratique/spam/

10 LOGICIELS GRATUITS POUR RETOUCHER
Bien sûr, votre appareil photo numerique vous a ete livre avec un logiciel graphique. Mais si vous voulez aller plus loin ou vous simplifier la vie, testez donc ces petits utilitaires meconnus...
http://www.linternaute.com/hightech/retouche/

LES RAISONS POUR LESQUELLES VOUS DEVRIEZ PASSER AU NAVIGATEUR MOZILLA FIREBIRD
"Mozilla Firebird vous offre la possibilite d'accomplir vos tâches en ligne plus rapidement et efficacement que tout autre navigateur. Offrant la meilleure implementation de fonctionnalites comme la navigation par onglets et le blocage des fenêtres popup, ainsi qu'une quantité d'autres innovations, Firebird est en avance sur tous les autres navigateurs."
http://frenchmozilla.sourceforge.net/firebird/pourquoi/

MANUEL PHP
PHP est un langage de scripts generaliste et Open Source, specialement conçu pour le developpement d'applications web. Ce manuel est essentiellement une reference des fonctions, mais il contient aussi des informations de reference sur le langage, des explications sur les
fonctionnalites principales de PHP et diverses informations supplementaires.
http://fr.php.net/manual/fr/index.php

RECURSOS EN ESPAÑOL

AUDACITY
Audacity es un editor de audio gratuito. Puede grabar sonidos, reproducir sonidos, importar y exportar archivos WAV, AIFF, y MP3, y mas. Utilicelo para editar sonidos usando Cortar, Copiar y Pegar (con ilimitados Deshacer), mezclar pistas, o aplicar efectos a sus grabaciones. Para radios comunitarias puede ser util pues permite de manera sencilla la edicion digital de archivos de audio.
http://audacity.sourceforge.net/about.php?lang=es 

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