Hello Fellow EdLabbers. Keeping the Olympic theme alive, the inventory team has set up a little mini competition dubbed the “EdLab Vialogue Olympics 2012” in an effort to garner as many new users as possible as well as to increase participation on the site.
I'll be giving a brief description of videos uploaded thus far by Francisco Mendoza, Oumar Soumahoro, Jeffrey Hado, and Carmel Addae.
Francisco's first video entitled "Cyber bullying, how has it affected you?" pertains to cyber bullying and it's effect on individuals especially the teenage demographic.
His next video titled "Is worth waiting for the next iPhone?" brings up the question of whether the iPhone 5, given all the hype is worth the wait.
Oumar's first video entitled "Ramadan" gives a brief introduction and summary to the Muslim holy month of Ramadan which be is currently observing.
His next video entitled "Child Soldiers" deals with young children who were exploited as soldiers during the 8 year civil war in the small West African country of Sierre Leone.
Jeffrey's first video relates to the iPhone 5 and is a video simulation of the possible new features that it might boast.
Jeff's next video is about United States swimming star Michael Phelps and record setting performances he's putting up at the 2012 London Olympics.
Carmel's first video concerns how computers are aiding in helping predict crime.
His second video entitled "Racism in Soccer" concerns the prevalence of racism in the worlds most popular sport, soccer.