Guest Post: Google Earth and “Tour Builder”

Guest Post: Google Earth and “Tour Builder”

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: Using Facebook and Companion Tools in Teaching

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

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

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

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

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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The Flipped Classroom: The Pros and Cons

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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