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Powtoon & Comics in Instruction

09.11.2014 By: Samantha Harlow
Looking for a way to create creative and engaging videos or presentations for your instruction or for a class assignment?  Powtoon is a cloud based company that allows users to create animated presentations and videos.  Powtoon requires no animation experience because it provides all the tools, and allows you to easily export animated videos into […]
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Pixlr: Free on Desktop

08.29.2014 By: Samantha Harlow
Pixlr is a free photo editor that can be accessed online.  Recently, Pixlr created a free desktop program in order for users to edit photographs or images on their personal computers, without having to access the Internet.  For more on this exciting addition and free online photo editing tools, check out the Pixlr Gizmodo article by Pranav […]
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Google Hangouts: Online Communication Tool

08.12.2014 By: Kaitlyn Reish
Google Hangouts is Google’s free video-conferencing tool that is available for teachers to use as part of Google Apps for Education. Up to 10 participants can join a Google Hangout at a time. This is a good alternative to WebEx. Like WebEx, professors can record Hangout discussions as a resource for other students. Professors can […]
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Guest Post: Jing and Assessment

07.31.2014 By: Samantha Harlow
This summer the HPU Tech Blog will be featuring blog posts from professors at High Point University who are actively using technology tools in the classroom.  This is the ninth in the series, written by Allison Walker.  Allison Walker is an Instructor of English.  Here is her post: Jing is my favorite assessment tool. Jing allows me […]
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Guest Post: Google Earth and “Tour Builder”

07.17.2014 By: Samantha Harlow
This summer the HPU Tech Blog will be featuring blog posts from professors at High Point University who are actively using technology tools in the classroom.  This is the eighth in the series, written by Jennifer (Jenn) Brandt.  Jenn Brandt is an Assistant Professor of English and Director of Women’s and Gender Studies.  Here is her post: This […]
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Guest Post: ProQuest Flow Research Tool

07.10.2014 By: Samantha Harlow
This summer the HPU Tech Blog will be featuring blog posts from professors at High Point University who are actively using technology tools in the classroom.  This is the seventh in the series, written by Allison Walker.  Allison Walker is an Instructor of English.  Here is her post: ProQuest Flow is my favorite new research tool. It’s free […]
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Guest Post: Creating a Digital Archive

06.19.2014 By: Samantha Harlow
This summer the HPU Tech Blog will be featuring blog posts from professors at High Point University who are actively using technology tools in the classroom.  This is the sixth in the series, written by Laura Linker.  Laura Linker is an Assistant Professor of English.  Here is her post: In Spring 2014, my Enlightenment British […]
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Guest Post: Using Facebook and Companion Tools in Teaching

06.5.2014 By: Samantha Harlow
This summer the HPU Tech Blog will be featuring blog posts from professors at High Point University who are actively using technology tools in the classroom.  This is the fourth in the series, written by Daniel Hall.  Daniel Hall is an Assistant Professor of Economics.  Here is his post: Using Facebook and Companion Tools in […]
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Guest Post: MindMaps

05.22.2014 By: Samantha Harlow
This summer the HPU Tech Blog will be featuring blog posts from professors at High Point University who are actively using technology tools in the classroom.  This is the second in the series, written by Thomas Dearden.  Thomas Dearden is an Instructor in Criminal Justice.  Here is his post: Organizing large quantities of information into […]
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4 Ways to Use Google Docs in the Classroom

05.20.2014 By: Kaitlyn Reish
Google Docs is a user friendly suite of online collaborative tools that come with tremendous potential for use in the classroom. Below I have put together a list of possible uses for Google Docs.   Students can receive immediate feedback on their writing from teachers and peers when sharing their work. Students are provided with […]
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