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Biteable – a fun way to create an informational video

These days infographics are all the rage but, while they can deliver a lot of information on one page, they can be a bit boring and sometimes I really need someone to explain the graphic.  Biteable now offers a way to have the easy to read and understand statistics and information found in an infographic […]

Turn your mobile device into a portable scanner

CamScanner app for iOS and Android turns your mobile devices into a portable scanner. Simply take a photo of the page you wish to digitize, and the app will give you the option to convert it into a PDF/JPEG file, store in the cloud, and even print or fax the document. Smart cropping and auto […]

Chrome Extensions Part 2 – Tools for Productivity

I am always looking for ways to be more productive and that search has led me to Chrome Extensions.  These are applications that run inside your Chrome browser and enhance the functionality of that browser.  Back in July 2015,  I shared a list of Chrome Extensions that I use and now I would like to […]

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In Search of a Replacement for Microsoft MovieMaker

It was a real disappointment when, in January, 2017, Microsoft discontinued Windows Essentials, which included Windows MovieMaker, a free, Windows video editing application.  It was the perfect Windows entry-level video editing app for student projects.  So I went looking for a replacement and found OpenShot Video Editor. OpenShot is an open-source (a.k.a free) video editing […]

Planning for Unexpected Campus Closures

We have the opportunity to work and educate in a such a beautiful city and campus but at the same time have to sometimes deal with all that Mother Nature brings to the Lowcountry.  From ice storms, hurricanes, earthquakes, to other potential disasters, we never know when the campus may be closed.  Faculty at the […]

Small Teaching Tip 13 Building Stronger Learning Communities

Small Teaching Tip #13: Building Stronger Learning Communities

In higher education, teaching is often perceived simply as the transmission of knowledge and that can contribute to our focus on content delivery at the expense of other elements of effective teaching.  Educational philosopher John Dewey argued that effective teachers do more than deliver content to their students.  They also value learning by doing rather […]

Agents of TLT Video

Agents of TLT Video

TLT recently debuted a video at the New Faculty Orientation that introduces our heroic alter-egos in an homage to ABC’s Agents of Shield: Be sure to also subscribe to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://youtube.com/teachandlearn1

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Ditch the Scantron, Use ZipGrade

Are you tired of walking to Bell or the Library to use the Scantron machine?  Try ZipGrade. Last year at the ISTE Conference I was introduced to ZipGrade but am just getting around to looking at in depth.  ZipGrade “turns your phone or tablet into an optical grading machine similar to a Scantron. It reads […]

Small Teaching Tip 12

Small Teaching Tip #12: Spice Up Your First Day of Classes

Take a moment and envision the first day of classes. Does it resemble the following? introduce yourself hand out your syllabus tell students which textbook to buy ask them to introduce themselves call it a day Many faculty do just this, letting a golden opportunity pass them by. I get it.  The first day of […]

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Biteable - a fun way to create an informational video

These days infographics are all the rage but, while they can deliver a lot of information on one page, they can be a bit boring and sometimes I really need someone to explain the graphic.  Biteable now offers a way to have the easy to read and understand statistics and information found in an infographic [...]

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Small Teaching Tip 12

Turn your mobile device into a portable scanner

CamScanner app for iOS and Android turns your mobile devices into a portable scanner. Simply take a photo of the page you wish to digitize, and the app will give you the option to convert it into a PDF/JPEG file, store in the cloud, and even print or fax the document. Smart cropping and auto [...]

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Small Teaching Tip 12

Chrome Extensions Part 2 - Tools for Productivity

I am always looking for ways to be more productive and that search has led me to Chrome Extensions.  These are applications that run inside your Chrome browser and enhance the functionality of that browser.  Back in July 2015,  I shared a list of Chrome Extensions that I use and now I would like to [...]

More Info
Small Teaching Tip 12

In Search of a Replacement for Microsoft MovieMaker

It was a real disappointment when, in January, 2017, Microsoft discontinued Windows Essentials, which included Windows MovieMaker, a free, Windows video editing application.  It was the perfect Windows entry-level video editing app for student projects.  So I went looking for a replacement and found OpenShot Video Editor. OpenShot is an open-source (a.k.a free) video editing [...]

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Small Teaching Tip 12

Small Teaching Tip #13: Building Stronger Learning Communities

In higher education, teaching is often perceived simply as the transmission of knowledge and that can contribute to our focus on content delivery at the expense of other elements of effective teaching.  Educational philosopher John Dewey argued that effective teachers do more than deliver content to their students.  They also value learning by doing rather [...]

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Small Teaching Tip 12

Agents of TLT Video

TLT recently debuted a video at the New Faculty Orientation that introduces our heroic alter-egos in an homage to ABC’s Agents of Shield: Be sure to also subscribe to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://youtube.com/teachandlearn1 Share this:TweetPrint

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Small Teaching Tip 12

Ditch the Scantron, Use ZipGrade

Are you tired of walking to Bell or the Library to use the Scantron machine?  Try ZipGrade. Last year at the ISTE Conference I was introduced to ZipGrade but am just getting around to looking at in depth.  ZipGrade “turns your phone or tablet into an optical grading machine similar to a Scantron. It reads [...]

More Info
Small Teaching Tip 12

Small Teaching Tip #12: Spice Up Your First Day of Classes

Take a moment and envision the first day of classes. Does it resemble the following? introduce yourself hand out your syllabus tell students which textbook to buy ask them to introduce themselves call it a day Many faculty do just this, letting a golden opportunity pass them by. I get it.  The first day of [...]

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