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Screencast Introduction to my Teaching with Tech Course – Warts and All

Screencast Introduction to my Teaching with Tech Course – Warts and All

I use Camtasia for Mac and Camtasia Relay to make screencasts of syllabi for my online courses. Recording a syllabus is a good use of my time for a couple of reasons. First, a syllabus screencast cuts down on student frustration and the number of questions I get asked during the first week of class.  I […]

Explain Everything for the IPAD

Explain Everything for the IPAD

We’ve been experimenting with a variety of IPAD apps for faculty to create podcasts.    Elena Bernard,  UP Business faculty found Explain Everything for the IPAD.   She is using it to create podcasts for her Marketing students to present/re…

Learn About Recording Sounds

Learn About Recording Sounds

The recording functionality on SoundCloud allows you to easily record any type of audio and directly upload it to your account. Great for voice memos, messages to your fans or for capturing sound bites. Before you start To get the most out of your recording experience, make sure you have connected your other social networking […]

Create wraparound panormamas

Create wraparound panormamas

A colleague recently introduced me to the free Photosynth app for iOS that allows you to create and share immersive 360-degree panoramic photos. It’s very easy to use and creates pretty decent images that you can then share on your … Continue reading

ScreenChomp 0

ScreenChomp

ScreenChomp is a digital whiteboard app for the iPad from our friends at TechSmith (makers of Jing, Camtasia, SnagIt, etc)  Screen Chomp is similar to another app reviewed here, ShowMe. Some features of ScreenChomp:...

Lariviere situation: running like a business?

Lariviere situation: running like a business?

The Governor’s news release supporting the Board states that: …Any private sector CEO, faced with a division manager who was totally dedicated to his or her specific department but willfully and repeatedly undermined the needs and goals of the overall … Continue reading

ShowMe Interactive Whiteboard app

ShowMe Interactive Whiteboard app

As part of the roll-out of the new iPad lab we are showing the use of many apps.  One of the fun apps that will be on the iPads is the ShowMe Interactive Whiteboard app.  This app allows someone to draw on a whiteboard but also records your voice and your actions on the whiteboard …

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Beautiful things

Beautiful things

It is currently 2:47 PM and it is getting dark. This is the misery that is solstice season in the Pacific NW, and the price we pay for our glorious summers. Watching this has special significance at this moment: http://laughingsquid.com/a-history-of-the-sky-a-yearlong-time-lapse-of-the-san-francisco-sky-shown-in-mosaic-of-360-simultaneous-days/ Best of all, you can hear how Moby has made wonderful music freely available for […]