We've concluded our first Tech Tools - a class offered to staff and faculty as a professional development opportunity. We had a wonderful group of people learning about tablets, iPads, Smartphones, the differences of devices, about Social media, and why it's important to know which company produced what operating system. Those who walked in technophobes … Continue reading Tech Tools
Some big news coming from the folks at Tegrity: Tegrity is excited to announce the Tegrity Campus Summer 2011 Update. This update will be available starting June 30, 2011, and will add a number of new and exciting features and capabilities to your Tegrity Campus service. This update introduces several enhancements, including a new interactive … Continue reading Tegrity Update – June 30, 2011
Software developer Mike Matas demos the first full-length interactive book for the iPad -- with clever, swipeable video and graphics and some very cool data visualizations to play with. The book is "Our Choice," Al Gore's sequel to "An Inconvenient Truth."
Yes. It happened last night. I lost my iPhone. I had it during an evening class on campus, but when I got home, the campus was the last place I remembered seeing my phone. Eeeeek! I felt totally disconnected with the world! But - love this app - I have "Where's My iPhone" installed on … Continue reading My Favorite App – Where’s My iPhone?
Next we'll figure out how to connect an iPad to the Smart Classroom systems at Centralia College!
Is anyone out there using an iPad for instruction? There's a lot of interest on our campus about iPads (I have one myself), but when I try to pin down the actual uses in education... I often don't get answers. I've heard there are apps for this and that, but which specific apps are being used, … Continue reading iPad?
Bummer... I just bought an iPad and I think it's already out of date... 😦 The new Motorola Xoom tablet, running the Android OS looks pretty amazing! And the official demo (from YouTube): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M-80QD5Zjyc
Some good info here at the The Chronicle of Higher Ed and I couldn't resist passing it on. Just the one app for taking attendance looks interesting.
If you're a Centralia College employee - come see me! Drop by my office in LIBR 125. You can schedule appointments with me too! I often deal with technology or instruction topics and while yes, I can send emails and talk on the phone; you can't beat a face-to-face conversation. I'd be glad to help … Continue reading COME SEE ME!
Yes, you can watch Tegrity recordings with your iPhone, iTouch or iPad (I hear that Android support is coming soon). First, get the Tegrity app (free!) from the App Store. Second, you'll need a magic "connection code" from Tegrity. It's easy to get (and free): Using your computer (not your iPhone), get into Tegrity and … Continue reading Your iPhone/iTouch/iPad and Tegrity