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Make videos interactive

What is ?   RooClick is a patent-pending concept in click-to-interact technology utilizing web browsers and mobile applications to allow students and teachers to engage in video content in real time. Thus allowing curriculum and information to be accessed with one click. RooClick was founded on the premises of giving viewers what they want when they […]

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App recommendation: Prizmo – Scanning, OCR and Speech

What is ?  Take a photo of a document then Prizmo converts it to text and then allows you to hear it read aloud or save/export as a searchable PDF. Price: $ 9.99 Platform: iOS also for Mac supporting OS X 10.10 or higher for $49.99 Android users – see the following site for a list […]

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Apple Watch in the classroom?

I recently received an Apple Watch (Series 1) as a gift and given the nature of my job I was curious how Instructors might integrate this technology into their teaching and learning.  My personal use of the watch did not provide many connections to classroom use, so I looked to other Instructors for ideas.  Here […]

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App recommendation: Clear -Tasks, Reminders & To-Do Lists

At last week’s TLT Faculty Open House we asked those that attended to recommend a favorite app and Clear was a clear favorite! What is Clear?  An easy to use to-do list and reminders app. Price: $4.99 Platform: iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and Clear for Mac which is available separately on the Mac App Store More Information:  To […]

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Faculty Guest Post: Nearpod as an alternative to PowerPoint

This month’s faculty blogger is Heidi Collins, who is Adjunct Faculty of French in the Department of  French-Francophone-Italian Studies. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Looking to shake up lectures from the typical Powerpoint and searching for a vehicle that better integrated student response in the presentation, I experimented with Nearpod during the Spring 2016 semester. This app allows an […]

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App of the week: Blab

What is Blab? From Blab’s site “a platform for publicly broadcasting live video conversations or talk shows.” Blab allows for live video conversations. In addition to a host you can have 3 other people talking live at once on a split screen.  All Blabs are public so an unlimited number of people could also just […]

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App of the week: Marvin – eBook reader for epub

Looking for a eBook reader that allows you to export notes you have taken while reading, has full text search and a sleep mode?  Then Marvin is the e-Reader app for you! Here are just a few of the features noted on the iTunes store 2 column layouts in both portrait and landscape on the […]

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Using blogs as a learning tool

A blog can be used for more than just news and announcements.  Some ways your students might use a blog are: Alternative to traditional research paper Learning Journals Collaborative Authoring – This presentation is from a CofC faculty member who had her students use Blogger for class notes. Digital portfolio Enhance student participation Here at […]

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8 Engaging Ways to use Technology in the Classroom

I wanted to share the article 8 Engaging Ways to use Technology in the Classroom to Create Lessons That Aren’t Boring from EmergingEdTech that offers up some strategies and tools for the classroom at this time because a few ideas noted in the article will be covered by CofC Faculty at the upcoming TLT Conference which takes place […]

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Interested in Formative Assessment Tools?

The following article from eduTOPIA lists five formative assessment tools that you may want to explore  http://goo.gl/ZoCSzo . Two of the tools mentioned, Socrative and Kahoot, are tools that TLT have conducted session on in the past and have created step by step tutorials for which can be found at http://blogs.cofc.edu/tlttutorials/ Another tool mentioned, Plickers, is […]

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