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Microsoft Word: Tips and Tricks

06.10.2014
Below I have complied a list of Word tips and tricks that will help you get things done faster and more efficiently . This is a series that will cover tips and tricks for all Microsoft Office products.   To select the entire paragraph in Word, you can triple-click anywhere within a paragraph. To select the […]
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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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Resetting Your Voicemail Pin

05.27.2014
Are you having trouble remembering your voicemail pin to your office phone? If so, you can reset your voicemail pin yourself. All you need to do is access webmail through a web browser. Follow the instructions below to find out how to reset your pin number.   Once you navigate to https://mobile.highpoint.edu, follow the instructions below. […]
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Guest Post: MindMaps

05.22.2014
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 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
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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Evernote: 5 Tips and Tricks

05.13.2014
There are lots of new productivity tools out there and new ones pop up daily, but there is one that sticks out called Evernote. I may be basis, but I love everything that Evernote has to offer. If you are like me and have multiple devices, Evernote synchronizes beautifully. I can type a note on […]
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Blackboard: Course Copy

05.6.2014
Did you know that you could transfer content from course to course on Blackboard without having to post everything again? Blackboard allows you to copy some or all the content and settings from one course to another. With the start of summer classes coming, this will be a time saver. Watch the short video below […]
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