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App of the Week: Create Email and Notes With Your Voice Using Dragon Dictation

Dragon Dictation is an easy-to-use voice recognition application powered by Dragon® NaturallySpeaking® that allows you to easily speak and instantly see your text or email messages. In fact, it’s up to five (5) times faster than typing on the keyboard. With Dragon Dictation you can also dictate status updates directly to your Social Networking applications […]

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App of the Week: Join.Me Online Meetings

With the join.me viewer, you can join an online meeting no matter where you go. View someone’s screen, share ideas and collaborate in real time, for free! Price: Free Platform: iPad and iPhone More info: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/join.me/id409811927?mt=8

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App of the Week: Aurasma – Augmented Reality

Augmented Reality is a view of a “physical, real-world environment whose elements are augmented (or supplemented) by computer-generated sensory input such as sound, video, graphics or GPS data.”*  Aurasma is an app that allows you create and view augmented reality experiences.  With this app you can take an image of an actual item in your environment (called a trigger image) […]

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App of the Week: Sphere – 360º Photography

Sphere 360 is the closest one can come to teleportation. With Tour Wrist one can visit travel destinations one minute, hotels and restaurants the next, or even look inside new cars and homes. Simply by moving your iPhone up, down, or in any other direction, the user gets a 360 degree view of what one’s […]

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New Apple iPad Pro

On Tuesday, Apple made its annual announcement of new products.  These included an upgrade to the iPhone, a revamped and improved Apple TV, and some new Apple Watch bands and faces.  However, the most interesting announcement was the iPad Pro and frankly, I’m not sure how I feel about it.  The iPad Pro is the […]

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Make Professional Looking Voice Stories with Adobe Voice

“Adobe Voice is a free iPad app that helps you create stunning animated videos in minutes.”  Just “pick from over 25,000 beautiful iconic images to show your ideas (or choose from photos on your tablet).” Record your voice over the images, one image at a time.  “Set the mood with a musical soundtrack and choose the perfect […]

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Guest Post: How a Calendar Service Saved and an App Nearly Destroyed My Sanity

Our guest blogger is Gretchen McLaine, Associate Professor of Dance. Gretchen was a participant in the 2014 Summer FTI, and this post is a review of Gretchen’s experience integrating two new tools into her courses.   If you are like most faculty here at the college, you embrace any opportunity to make more efficient use […]

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Guest Post: Using Video In-Class Assessment Under Water!

Our guest blogger is Ashley Brown from Health and Human Performance.  In January Ashley was awarded an Ungrant for an iPod touch.  Her goal was to film her kayaking students while they learn to paddle to help critique their performance and allow them to improve.  Not only is this an interesting experiment into real-time assessment but […]

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Record a Screencast of your iPad/iPhone from your Mac for Free!

This is for all my Mac users running Yosemite (OS 10.10).  Here’s a handy tip that you may not know that allows you to record what you are doing on your iPad or iPhone to a movie that you can share with your students or others.   In the past we’ve been able to do […]

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Track Your Teams with Score Keeper by Learning Dojo

Score Keeper – What is it and how can I use it? Platform – iPod Touch, iPhone, iPad Price – free in the App Store (NOTE: this is listed as an iPhone app) Download – https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/score-keeper-by-learning-dojo/id954956153?mt=8  Overview Using Team Based Learning or Gaming in your classroom?  Having a hard time easily keeping or resetting the score? Score […]

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