Monthly Archives: May 2014

Interwebs – fun friday link

Here’s a link to a video just to make you think a bit about technological change Best line is at 4:14. Trust me.

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Interwebs – NYTimes – Young Minds

If you aren’t a reader of The Stone, the NYTimes weekly opinion column where “contemporary philosophers and other thinkers on issues both timely and timeless” or something or other, you should probably pat yourself on the back – it was

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Gamification and D2L

A topic that has been trending for a while now in education (think since 2010 – see below) is gamification.  If you haven’t heard of gamification before, I’ll give you the Cliff’s Notes version.  Gamification is the incorporation of gaming elements,

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Blackboard Collaborate Suite of Mobile Apps

Do you want to conduct an online meeting on the go?  Blackboard Collaborate is Georgia State University’s online meeting platform.  In a previous post we discussed how you can enhance your course with this useful collaboration tool by conducting online class meetings and

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Cool Tools: How to pull data from a PDF for use in Excel

This post is reposted from sites.gsu.edu/data_viz.  Have you ever wanted to pull all of the raw data out of, let’s say, a pdf file of government data or a journal article? It’s the worst! You can’t just copy and paste

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Binder App – A Document Reader Created to Support our Desire2Learn

Our last two posts have narrowly focused on sharing apps that streamline grading in Desire2Learn:  the Desire2Learn Assignment Grader app and the Turnitin app.  In this post, we’d like to share an app that helps students stay organized and learn your

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Turnitin App – Plagiarism Detection Goes Mobile

I imagine a few of you caught our last post about the D2L Assignment Grader app, and the first question you had was, “Okay sounds neat-o, but does it also allow me to view originality reports and use QuickMark comments

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The D2L Assignment Grader

So it’s finals week, and your partner wants to drive 45 minutes to see a concert.  You respond, “But, honey, I am swamped with grading.  I have 150 essays that I need to score and provide feedback for in Desire2Learn

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Summer Workshop Calendar now available!

All that anticipation you’ve been building up can now be relieved in a way that is absolutely not anti-climactic! The summer workshop schedule has now been posted to our beloved training calendar site!! The clamoring can now die down, the

Posted in At The CII, The Exchange
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