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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

Cool Tools for 3D Printing

So you just discovered that your friendly neighborhood faculty support center (i.e. the Exchange) has a 3D printer.  What are you gonna do about it?  Good question.  How could 3D printing help your content come to life? Option 1:  Print

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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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Cool Tools Poster Session at the Innovative Instruction Conference

This morning the Exchange presented a Cool Tools Poster Session at the Instructional Innovation Conference put on by the Center for Instructional Innovation and the Exchange.  We had several requests to make our interactive poster available online, so here you go:

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The Exciting Conclusion of Code Camp

This semester the Exchange experimented with a new format for learning technology called “Learn with the Exchange.”  The idea for “Learn with the Exchange” is to choose a topic that we at the Exchange basically know nothing about but would

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