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Merge Multiple PDFs into ONE with CutePDF Editor

CutePDF Editor is a free, web-based application that allows you to combine two or more PDFs into one document by clicking the “Merge PDFs” button and adding your files–perfect if you do not have access to Adobe Acrobat (not to be confused with Adobe Reader). It can accommodate individual PDFs up to 5.0 MB (with no […]

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Using Dropbox in Teaching and Research

For this guest post to the TLT Blog, Dr. Ana Oprisan, who received this year’s CofC Distinguished Teaching Award, reflects on her use of Dropbox.com both inside and outside of the classroom: During the summer of 2012, I attended a weeklong session of the summer Faculty Technology Institute (FTI) that presented new potential technologies for […]

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Using an iPad Keyboard for Math LaTex

The following guest post is from CofC Math Department’s Stephane Lafortune.  As hinted at in the post, his research is highly technical; his most recent work through the NSF is RUI: Stability analysis for soliton solutions of the Vortex Filament Equation and beyond I recently acquired an iPad and then was awarded an Ungrant for the […]

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Introducing Evernote to Graduate Students

This week’s FTI Guest Blogger is Dr. Christine Finnan in Teacher Education & Anthropoplogy. Evernote was one of the many tools shared at the 2012 summer Faculty Technology Institute. I began using it after the FTI to clip articles that are relevant to my teaching and research. I like it because it is easy to […]

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Good Times with GoodNotes

This month’s FTI guest blogger is Dr. Emily Neil Skinner from Teacher Education. Attending the Faculty Technology Institute 2012: Teaching the Tech Generation last summer was reminiscent of going to the Cooper River Bridge Pre-Race Expo. Or seeing Cirque de Soleil. Like the race expo, there was so much to see and try on- only […]

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Mobile Video Annotation Apps

To start off the new year I wanted to take a look at two apps that allow you to annotate on video.  You may be asking, What does that even mean? or Why would I want to do this?  Well, here’s the answer.  Annotating video allows you to take a video using your mobile device […]

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Pecha Kucha in the Classroom

Pecha Kucha is a simple presentation format devised by Astrid Klein and Mark Dytham where you show 20 slides or images, each for only 20 second.  The images or slides advance automatically to keep you on time and you can only talk about each slide or image while it’s being displayed.  Designed to keep presentations […]

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Google Room: Integrating Design + Technology + Learning

Designed from a “learning-centric” perspective, the renovated Computer Science Classroom in JC Long 221 pushes forward the integration of technology and learning on the CofC Campus. With funding from Google and the College, Computer Science envisioned and executed a high-tech modular space that seamlessly integrates lecture and working lab. The learning space is geared towards […]

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BatchGeo for mapping spreadsheet location data quickly and easily

BatchGeo is the “fastest way to create Google maps from your data.”  All you need to do is to copy and paste location-based spreadsheet data into the BatchGeo textbox and click “Map Now” and you’ve got a map of all the locations in the spreadsheet.   It not only creates a pin on the map but it […]

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Using Diigo for Collaborative Research

Diigo is a social bookmarking tool on steroids.  Like other social bookmarking tools you can easily bookmark websites and web-based research and resources, storing them online and making them accessible from anywhere with an internet connection.   You can also share your sites or lists with the public or a group.  What sets Diigo apart […]

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