Posts by: Jeffrey Taylor

I had taken a lot of videos and pictures on my iPad and wanted to piece together a nice, fifteen minute video.  I wasn’t looking to do anything too complicated and was hoping to have the convenience of editing on the iPad itself.  I bought the $5 iMovie app and couldn’t be happier with the [...]

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The Horizon Report, a collaborative effort between the New Media Consortium and the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative, explores a variety of emerging technologies that are likely to have a significant impact on higher education institutions across the globe.  The report focuses on six technological areas and their real-world applications at colleges and universities.  The six technologies [...]

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AT Friday: StudyBlue

On February 16, 2013 By

Do you ever find yourself using your smart phone or iPad while waiting in a line? In bed after waking up? On the subway? As a student, imagine how much more productive you could be if you could get some quality studying in during these times.  StudyBlue is a free, online study tool that [...]

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Are you giving a presentation soon and looking to receive instant audience feedback?  Poll Everywhere is one solution.  It is a web based technology that allows audience members to respond through text messages, the web, or twitter.

On the Poll Everywhere website, you can play around with the technology by creating your own [...]

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Tech Tuesday: Nearpod

On November 28, 2012 By

For classes in which all students have access to an iPad, iPhone, or iPod, I highly recommend checking out the app called Nearpod.  Nearpod is an educational app that allows for the synchronized use of mobile apple devices in the classroom.  Professors can not only share slides with their students and manage the flow of [...]

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Tech Tuesday: webex

On October 30, 2012 By

Looking to host meetings online with one or two other people?  The free version of webex is a great tool.  Businesses and educational institutions across the world use paid/premium webex packages to hold online meetings and collaboration sessions.   The free webex service, which allows groups of 2-3 people to meet online, offers much of [...]

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