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HPU Libraries Faculty Workshops

05.5.2014
Now that many HPU faculty had the pleasure of workshopping with Jose Bowen on technology and education, it’s time to start thinking about how to incorporate more technology and resources into your classroom.  HPU Libraries will be hosting a series of end of the semester faculty workshops (starting Tuesday, May 6th) to help with research, […]
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HPU Summer Instruction Help

05.2.2014
Congrats – you made it to the end of exams!  But this also means that some of you will soon start teaching summer courses. Luckily HPU does provide you with some help for getting ready for summer classes. You can receive help from HPU IT by contacting Kaitlyn Reish to make an appointment or tutorial […]
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The Flipped Classroom: The Pros and Cons

04.29.2014
Many of us can recall instances in our lives where we found ourselves idly sitting in a classroom, eye glazed over, half listening, half pretending to listen to our teacher as they lectured in front of the room. These scenes are all too familiar in today’s schools, as the traditional model of learning has primarily […]
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Digital Pedagogy Initiative: Flipped Classroom Panel

04.4.2014
HPU’s Digital Pedagogy Initiative (DPI) is a component of the 2013-2014 Think BIG Active Learning and Engaged Pedagogy Initiative.  The DPI supports and incentivizes pedagogical innovation in the realm of digital technologies. Their aim is to support any HPU faculty member who wants to learn how to integrate digital tools into a course or wants to share […]
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Google Forms for Teachers

03.27.2014
Google has many tools and apps that are valuable for teachers, and one of these is Google Forms.  If you have not used Google Forms yet, it is a powerful tool for student surveys, quizzes, and more.  These forms are free to use, and can be created through your Google Drive account.  Simply go to […]
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Quizlet: Online Flashcards

02.27.2014
Quizlet  is a free online tool that students and educators can use for studying and course organization that simulates flashcards.  You can download the Quizlet app for iOS or Android.  Quizlet is an interactive, online tool that allows you to create and look at flashcards in sets, even allowing for you to digitally flip the cards to the front […]
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Smore: Digital Flyers

02.25.2014
Smore is an easy to use website where users can create unique digital flyers. These flyers are single-paged websites that can be used for multiple reasons, for example sharing information with students or students can share their research. Digital flyers can be shared via email or social media. Students need to register for a Smore […]
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Ken Burns iPad App: History Mixtapes

02.17.2014
Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns, in collaboration with the digital agency Big Spaceship, has released an app of “mixtapes” of all his documentaries titled Ken Burns. These mixtapes take all of his works (over 136 hours) and break them down into six themes in American history: innovation, race, politics, art, hard times, and war.   The user […]
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NMC Horizon Report on Technology and Higher Education

02.7.2014
The New Media Consortium (NMC) annually teams up with EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) to write the NMC Horizon Report.  This report is on emerging technologies that will most influence higher education.  You can download the full NMC Horizon Report for 2014.  According to the NMC website “this eleventh edition describes annual findings from the NMC Horizon […]
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ThingLink: Interactive Images

01.30.2014
Thinglink is a free website where you can create interactive images.  It is a way for you to create one image that includes music, video, text, images, shops, and social media.  Thinglink can be used for presentations, assignments, organizational strategies, and more. Once you sign up, you can build a stream, similarly to picking boards […]
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