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Tableau Day Follow up and Data Viz User Group Meetup

In case you missed it, Tableau Day was this past Friday in Curve, and we were very pleased with how everything went. The large crowd was able to hear about how not only Tableau, but also data visualization in general,

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water, water everywhere….

a very detailed graph showing the hype cycle

A common problem in the world of technology, not just among educators, is the overwhelming sense that there are too many tools. We are constantly bombarded with more options about how to create a presentation, how to edit your photos,

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Who doesn’t love a game about disease?

the Vax name with a network node showing an infected element

The spread of disease isn’t just fun for zombie movies anymore, oh weary traveller! When it seems like the only epidemic we’re seeing on TV is the spread of fear of Ebola, rather than an actual discussion of the disease

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New Grant for Creating eBook Texts announced today

icon of a book, dark blue

In today’s meeting of Affordable Learning Georgia (ALG), a grant was announced for creating or converting existing texts to eBooks for free distribution to students in an effort to make learning more affordable for more Georgia students. Awards provide $5000

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Cool Tools: Word Lens

Folks who have attended our seminar on Teaching with iPads have heard me talk about the major benefits of mobile devices and how they relate to learning. Particularly, the characteristics include: Location awareness Remote engagement Continuous updates Collaborative Creative Informative

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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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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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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

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3D Printing at the Exchange!

    Want a 3D digital experience without the need for pesky glasses? Why not just interact with your digital creation in Real Life™ – the way that nature intended height, width, and depth to be exeperienced!   That’s right

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