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Make videos interactive

What is ?   RooClick is a patent-pending concept in click-to-interact technology utilizing web browsers and mobile applications to allow students and teachers to engage in video content in real time. Thus allowing curriculum and information to be accessed with one click. RooClick was founded on the premises of giving viewers what they want when they […]

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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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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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Giving Thanks for Technology: November Faculty Showcase

At our November Faculty Showcase, we gave thanks for the many ways technology makes us more efficient, productive, and engaging instructors.  Special thanks to Kate Pfile, Mary Ann Hartshorn, and Gayle Goudy for sharing their experiences using instructional technologies.  In addition to learning about innovative teaching strategies, we also collected over 34 pounds of canned […]

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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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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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App for creating presentations

Looking for an app to create a PowerPoint type presentation all on your iPad?   Then checkout Haiku Deck. Haiku Deck is the simple new way to create  presentations.  Sort, select, and import multiple images in one step from your iPad’s Camera Roll or Albums.  Automatic image attribution and sizing for Creative Commons and Getty Images […]

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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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GoodNotes and AirSketch In the Classroom

Our guest blogger this week is Dr. Mike Flynn, chair of the Department of Health and Human Performance.  After attending the FTI in 2012 Dr. Flynn implemented both AirSketch and GoodNotes which are note taking/whiteboard apps that will allow you to annotate on PDFs.  In this post he talks about his experiences implementing these iPad apps […]

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