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Coursera & MOOCs

10.6.2014
Though MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) have been in the news, how many of us have participated in this new online trend?  Many MOOCs are free and useful for teachers, especially many of the courses from Coursera, one of the largest providers of MOOCs. Here are some examples of Coursera courses in Education: What future […]
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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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Looking for Educational Apps for the Classroom?

07.22.2014
                            Edtechteacher, an educational website devoted to professional development for teachers, has created an app recommendation website that allows you to search for educational apps that can engage students and enhance learning. The app recommendation tool is easy to use and walks […]
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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: Second Life

06.13.2014
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 fifth in the series, written by Matthew Brophy.  Matthew Brophy is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy.  Here is his post: Second Life is an online virtual world […]
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Guest Post: Using Facebook and Companion Tools in Teaching

06.5.2014
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 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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GoToMeeting

06.3.2014
GoToMeeting is an online meeting, desktop sharing, and video conferencing software that enables the user to meet with other computer users, students or colleagues via the Internet in real time. GoToMeeting is much like WebEx, but High Point University does not license GoToMeeting. However, I thought it was important to introduce GoToMeeting since other off campus users use GoToMeeting often. The tutorial […]
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Guest Post: Flipping the Classroom with Tablets

05.29.2014
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 third in the series, written by Adam Graham-Squire, Jenny Fuselier, Karen O’Hara, and Laurie Zack.  Graham-Squire, Fuselier, O’Hara, and Zack are Instructors in Mathematics.  Here is […]
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4 Ways to Use Google Docs in the Classroom

05.20.2014
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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Guest Post: Podcasts and Flipping the Classroom

05.15.2014
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 first in the series, written by Matthew Schneider.  Matthew Schneider is a Professor of English and Associate Dean at the David R. Hayworth College of Arts […]
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