Dropbox: Latest iOS Update

Dropbox: Latest iOS Update

If you use the Dropbox app on your iPhone or iPad, there is a new update rolling out today with much more exciting features. They have added some new functionality that lets you quickly open up the files you were most recently working on, ask others for feedback, and create new files — all on your […]

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5 New Tricks with the Latest iOS Update for the iPhone

Click the link below to watch the video to learn 5 new tricks on for the iPhone from the latest iOS update! http://www.businessinsider.com/new-iphone-tricks-ios-update-2015-4#ooid=9vN3hvdDoDTfTHN1H6rlO136ZIZS59i4     Post by Kaitlyn Reish, Training Specialist at HPU. Click Here to return to blog homepage.  

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Using Turnitin on an iPad

Did you know that you could grade Turnitin papers submitted via Blackboard on an iPad? It’s super helpful when traveling or just wanting to use an iPad for grading. Check out my slideshare below for step by step instructions on how to use the Turnitin app.     Post by Kaitlyn Reish, Training Specialist at […]

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Lync

The Office of Information Technology is excited to announce the deployment of Microsoft Lync to all HPU faculty and staff!  Lync is a web conferencing tool (similar to WebEx, Adobe Connect, GoTo Meeting, etc.) that is included in our Microsoft Enterprise Agreement, enabling us to make this powerful communication tool available for all HPU faculty, […]

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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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