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Erin Long

Strategies for Blog-Powered Instruction -- Campus Technology - 2 views

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    Best practices for using blogs to supplement coursework and enhance student learning.
Erin Long

A Survey of the Electronic Portfolio Market Sector: Analysis and Surprising Trends -- C... - 3 views

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    Very good write-up and comparison of several eportfolio options that are out there. Also discusses institution vs student centered, which ones have phone apps, etc.
Erin Long

EducationTechNews.com » Blog Archive » The ultimate tech gaffe, according to ... - 7 views

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    Article calls out PSU on its technology policies. Interesting to think about how we might go about fixing it or if students are just bound to be upset about the next thing instead.
Erin Long

Teaching with the Cloud -- Campus Technology - 3 views

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    He demonstrated the cloud-based SlideRocket slide-show tool and the CoverItLive live blogging software. He explored cloud-based storage with Dropbox and Pogoplug. He created an easy, cloud-based recording with Screencast-O-Matic, which is billed as "the original online screen recorder. He demonstrated the cloud-based mind-mapping application Mindmeister. And he explored advanced classroom applications of Google Earth.
Erin Long

Desire2Learn Learning Suite Gaining Google+ Integration -- Campus Technology - 1 views

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    Desire2Learn adds Google+ to its list of profile linking tools that already includes Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.
Erin Long

Next-Gen Classrooms: Aces of Space -- Campus Technology - 3 views

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    Interesting examples of how schools are getting more engagement out of students (even when lecture size has doubled) based simply on the design of the classroom and experience.
Erin Long

Kno Brings Textbook App to iPad -- Campus Technology - 3 views

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    Textbook app offers access to a catalog of 70,000 college- and university-level electronic textbooks from major textbook publishers. Kno reported it will offer books at 30 percent to 50 percent off list prices through the Kno Store.

    Other e-learning features of the Textbooks for iPad app include:

    A social networking feature called Words to Friends that connects students via Facebook and Twitter;
    Text highlighting;
    Sticky notes;
    Chapter previews; and
    Support for downloading and reading PDFs from the Web.
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    I'd like to play around with it a bit to see what is has to offer... was thinking for Stuart's projects in particular. Maybe I'll bring it up with Stuart and Michael at our meeting next week. I guess the next step is seeing if the texts we use are even available.
Erin Long

The Death of the PC | Apple and Tablets Kill the PC | Business News Daily - 5 views

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    Allan Gyorke is quoted!
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