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Google Docs Now Has a “Track Changes” Feature

I love Google Docs for sharing and reviewing documents but I do miss the features of Microsoft Word’s track changes.  Well, Google Docs has recently added that feature.  Now when you open a Doc you will see a new item in the toolbar entitled Editing.  This gives you the choice of “Editing” as you normally […]

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iPad Screencasting Apps to Create Demonstrations and Lectures

With more people flipping their classrooms and teaching online screencasting has become a popular way to deliver content.  Screencasting is a video recording of what occurs on a computer screen.  Normally, computer screencasting apps will allow you to record anything that you do on the computer.  Screencasting on an iPad is slightly different.  Currently there […]

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DE Information Session Video Now Available

The following video is from the Distance Education (DE) Information Session held on Wednesday, October 23, at 3:00 PM, in the Craig Admissions Presentation Room. Video Length: 51:52 Additional information and course petition documents may be found at http://tlt.cofc.edu/learning/distance-education/. Please note that course petitions and applications, for the Spring 2014 DE Readiness Course, must be submitted by Monday, November 25.

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Distance Education (DE) Information Session

On Wednesday, October 23, at 3:00 PM there will be an Information Session for faculty planning to develop and teach an online course in Summer 2014 or beyond. We will meet in Craig Admissions Presentation Room. All faculty with an interest in developing and teaching online courses now or in the future are highly encouraged to […]

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Free Media For Educational Projects

When in the privacy of the physical classroom, faculty can use a lot of material (images, video, music) that is copyright protected under the Fair Use laws. However, more and more faculty or students are required to take materials online. This may be in the form of an online lecture or a multimedia project. Either […]

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Have Your People Call My People: Using YouCanBook.Me for Scheduling

This morning I had several people contact me to see when I was available for appointments.  Don’t get me wrong! I love to meet with people, especially when they want to talk about upcoming projects that they’re considering.  For some reason, this morning it took me forever to get everyone scheduled.  I started thinking:  how […]

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The Rise and Fall and Rise of MOOCs

MOOCs are the buzz-ronym of the moment. The media hype, combined with the accelerated trajectory of the movement, seems to be pressing the information / decisions / alliances faster than a twitter feed. But rather than try to summarize these seismic vibrations in the educational technology landscape, here is a brief overview / history in links:   […]

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Sloan C Membership

Good news! The College now has a Sloan Consortium (Sloan C) Institutional Membership, provided by Teaching, Learning and Technology. The Sloan C is an institutional and professional leadership organization that is committed to quality online education in higher ed. Sloan C offers a variety of conferences and workshops to help improve online programs. You can learn more […]

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Swivl – Turn your iPhone or iPod Touch into your own personal cameraman

I saw this gadget at the ISTE 2012 Conference this summer and thought it would be a cool tool for anyone who is interested in recording their lectures.  Swivl is a very small swiveling camera holder that allows you to easily record yourself.  If you use an iOS device and the tracking device then the […]

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Is Teaching DE Right for You?

Many of you have expressed an interest in teaching a fully online course in the Academic Technology Survey that TLT administered in the beginning of the semester. If you have an interest, we encourage you to take advantage of the upcoming informational session outlined below to learn more about teaching in an online format. If you are […]

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