Monthly Archives: February 2014

Cool Tools- Ted Ed

Did you know you can create online, interactive, lessons to go with TED Talks or YouTube videos!! Ted Ed Lessons allows you to do this or to use lessons that are created by other people. There are two types of

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Instructor Makerspace – Visualizing Data with Tableau

  Wow! This last Friday’s Makerspace was a great time of exploring data, discussing the potential opportunity in creating a Tableau user group, as well as laughter, coffee, and gogurt! Where the mini maker project helped a few attendees that

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Making Up for Lost Time

Need to make up for lost time? Recent weather and related closings have created challenges for many instructors across campus.  We’re here to help.  In partnership with technology support groups across campus, we’ve pulled together a variety of resources that

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Cool Tools – Blackboard Collaborate Online Rooms

Blackboard Collaborate is a web-conferencing tool that is integrated with Desire2Learn.  You and your students can meet together in a Collaborate online room in order to conduct an online session or for more informal purposes like online office hours.  As

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Code Camp: Javascript – Session 3

It’s almost time for Code Camp session 4, but we don’t want to lose sight of what was accomplished in our last Code Camp session. Code Campers continued to move through Code Academy’s track for Javascript and we ended the

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ARIS Game – Stat Megacode Triage

Last Friday, we had an ARIS Game Jam at the Exchange.  Several new ARIS users were introduced to the web-based editor for creating games for Apple iOS devices.  They  created a simple Pink Panther game that introduced them to some

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Interwebs – What Computers Can’t Do

This article from the NYTimes does a great job of reminding people what it is that computers are unable to do, and consequently, what it is that people will do as our technological infrastructure continues to grow. From a pedagogical

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Instructor Makerspace – ARIS Game Jam

In this week’s makerspace, we played and made ARIS games. The Augmented Reality and Interactive Storytelling platform, or ARIS, is an open source and browser-based authoring platform for designing interactive storytelling games that can be played on iOS devices.   Games in

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Cool Tools – SkyDrive

Do you have files that you want to to access from anywhere?  Would you like to share and collaborate on documents with your students and colleagues?  Well, there’s a great tool for that.  I know what you are thinking…Google Drive.

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Interwebs – Making Your Course as Addictive as Games

Welcome to the first installation of our series “Interwebs”, where we bring to you all the great links we find relating to technology and learning, novel solutions to terrible problems, and perhaps silly ephemera that may help you get through

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