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6 Reasons You Should Be Using Google Sheets Instead Of Excel

I have always said that if I could only have two applications on my computer it would be Photoshop and Microsoft Excel. With those two applications I can do almost everything I need to do in a day. Lately, however, my eye has drawn to Google Sheets, and I have to say, I love it. […]

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App of the Week: SyncPad

UPDATE: 3/1/16 – My apologies.  I wrote this post in advance and had it auto post.  It turns out between when I wrote it and when it posted, SyncPad is no longer available.  I attempted to contact them via their website but the contact form no longer works. — Mendi   SyncPad is the ultimate […]

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App of the Week: StreamToMe

Use StreamToMe on your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to play *video*, *music* and *photo* files streamed over WiFi or 3G from your Mac or Windows PC. No prior conversion or syncing required (huge number of formats supported without conversion) just tap the file and it plays. Using TV out cables (iPhone4 or newer) or […]

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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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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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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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Polling and Poll Everywhere Faculty Roundtable Discussion Recap

At TLT’s latest Faculty Roundtable Discussion, held on Monday, February 24th, faculty discussed their use of polling, in particular Poll Everywhere, into their teaching to increase student engagement and assess understanding.   Poll Everywhere is an online polling and quizzing app that works like an audience response system (clicker) but using the student’s cell phones, computers, […]

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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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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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Make your class more engaging!

Teaching, Learning and Technology and Academic Affairs are hosting the next Faculty Roundtable Discussion on January 24, 2013. Mark your calendars! This is a great opportunity to hear from your colleagues about how they’re utilizing technology to make their classes more engaging! We’ll have food and beverages for you to enjoy! Date: January 24, 2013 […]

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