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ShowMe: Presentation/Tutorial Application

11.11.2014
Are you looking for an alternative presentation format to Keynote, PowerPoint, or even Prezi?  Or a way to easily flip your classroom?  ShowMe is a popular presentation and tutorial app for your iPad that allows professors and students to create and share lessons.  It also provides you access to ShowMe’s database of reusable lessons, therefore […]
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Dirt: Digital Research Tools

10.30.2014
There are many powerful tools on the Internet, and sometimes websites do a great job of condensing a lot of useful sites; such is the case with DiRT Directory. “The DiRT Directory is a registry of digital research tools for scholarly use. DiRT makes it easy for digital humanists and others conducting digital research to […]
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Swvil: Capture Solution

10.28.2014
Swivl is a robotic mobile accessory, app and connected cloud services made to help you improve skills and organizational performance with video. You can use Swvil for lecture capture, assist in flipping the classroom, distance learning, and much more. To find out more about Swvil visit the website below. http://www.swivl.com/ The Office of Information Technology […]
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Powtoon & Comics in Instruction

09.11.2014
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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