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Socrative Delivers a New Look

You might remember the blog post comparing the alternatives to clickers in the classroom. In this blog post, I compared two polling sites, Poll Everywhere and Socrative. Socrative just announced a new interface to their polling website. This website will have the same functionality, just a new look. The new look will integrate better with […]

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Evernote Scannable

Evernote scannable is an app that is a scanner without having to by a psychical scanner. It can scan any document directly to your phone and enables you to save or share these scanned documents easily. Evernote scannable is only available for iOS devices. Learn more and get scannable here: https://evernote.com/products/scannable/   Post by Kaitlyn Reish, Training […]

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Create Interesting Video Content with TouchCast

This is a wonderful little app for flipping your classroom or creating interesting video content. Touchcast allows you to pull in video, websites, images, polls, and more creating an interactive and engaging experience. See TouchCast in action below:   Not only can you use the app on the iPad, PC users can download a desktop […]

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Blackboard: Short Answer and Essay Error Fix

You may have been the below error message when trying to add a short answer or essay question to a test in Blackboard. If so, there is a fix. Find the instructions below to fix this issue. This is test specific, so you will have to make the change for each test where you are […]

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National Clean Out Your Computer Day

Yesterday, February 9th, was national clean out your computer day. If you missed it, you can still take the necessary steps clean up and delete unused files from your computer. Read the article below to see how you can take part! http://www.highpoint.edu/blog/2015/02/national-clean-out-your-computer-day/   Post by Kaitlyn Reish, Training Specialist at HPU. Click HERE to return to the Techblog  

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Twitter and the Social Superbowl

A while ago, I posted about the benefits to using Twitter in the classroom.Teachers and students use Twitter for communication and conversation so they can keep the in-class discussion going after class. Twitter is a great way to add context to content especially when students need to study a topic and find experts in the […]

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Camtasia: Screen Recorder

Camtasia is an easy to use screen recorder that allows you to create professional videos. You can easily record your screen movements and actions, or import an already created video from a camera or another source. Camtasia allows you edit and customize this content on both Mac and Windows platform. This software offers a variety […]

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Good Drive Add-Ons

    Google Drive now includes additional add-on features, or third party extensions, that allow you to add all kinds of functionality to your documents, including signing faxes, creating bibliographies, and much more. Below I have complied a list of some add-ons that can be used for high educational use. Click on the title of […]

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