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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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The Importance of Public Speaking

The belief that people fear public speaking more than death has become so readily accepted that Jerry Seinfeld’s joke about preferring to be in the coffin than giving the eulogy is now cliché.  Unfortunately, this fear prevents us from honing our oratory skills since we typically recoil from opportunities to practice.  But practice we must! […]

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Important News Regarding Kaltura and Chrome

Google Chrome has been making some updates recently that will directly effect your use of Kaltura in that browser.  Per Kaltura, As of the latest version of Chrome (42), released last week, Google has decided to block Java by default, as described here: https://java.com/en/download/faq/chrome.xml This means that the Kaltura Screen Recorder will not function in instances of Chrome that […]

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Assess Student Presentations with Acclaim

What is Acclaim? Acclaim is a web platform which facilitates asynchronous discussion around video content. Students and instructors can add time-stamped comments that link to moments in each video. Each comment is clickable, and once clicked, the video will jump to the relevant moment in the video.  Students can see and respond to comments at […]

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Guest Post: Using the iPad and AirSketch for In-class Activities and to Facilitate Discussions

Our guest blogger is Faye Hicks-Townes, a faculty member in Teacher Education. I was a participant in the Summer 2013 Summer FIT.  Initially I was overwhelmed with the sheer number of available apps. Although I must admit I was impressed with AirSketch when I first saw it.  I wasn’t certain how I would use it […]

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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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Guest Post: Comparison of two video projects in an undergrad and a grad class

Today our guest blogger is Dr. Kelley White, Assistant Professor in Teacher Education. I was fortunate to have the opportunity to attend the summer 2013 FTI (Faculty Technology Institute).  It was a great experience for many reasons.  I met and collaborated with new colleagues and learned about several new tools that could enhance my teaching and research.  Based […]

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Faculty Social 2013 Recap

If you weren’t able to attend the TLT Faculty Social on September 26th, then you missed out on a great time!  After signing in, partygoers mingled through three separate rooms of food, wine, and technology demonstrations.  Whether you were experiencing motion controlled projections with the Leap Motion system or checking out the massive “Mega Desk” […]

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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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Combining the Wonder Twin Powers of GoodNotes and AirSketch

GoodNotes and AirSketch are iPad apps that allow you to draw and annotate but they both have different strengths and weaknesses.  Dr. Richard Nunan in Philosophy came up with a great idea to combine these two amazing apps.  For his class he wanted to create Venn diagrams that his students would then complete as a […]

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