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Archive for October, 2008

Tech Bit #3 – The Scout Report

Thursday, October 30th, 2008 Posted in Outdated | Comments Off on Tech Bit #3 – The Scout Report

Information is at the heart of online technology, but keeping up with sources that are discipline specific can be challenging. Although not specifically a tool or an addon, ... Read more..

Get a Jumpstart on Spring Semester

Monday, October 27th, 2008 Posted in IMG | Comments Off on Get a Jumpstart on Spring Semester

Since Fall semester is over half way through, now is a good time to begin thinking about Spring semester. A Blackboard Quick Start is scheduled for November 17th at 10 ... Read more..

Blackboard Temporarily Unavailable for 30 minutes (10.23.08)

Thursday, October 23rd, 2008 Posted in Outdated | Comments Off on Blackboard Temporarily Unavailable for 30 minutes (10.23.08)

Blackboard will be taken down to apply a Microsoft security patch at 4:45 PM today (10.23.08). The downtime is estimated to last 30 minutes. Read more..

Tech Bit #2 – Zotero

Thursday, October 16th, 2008 Posted in Outdated | Comments Off on Tech Bit #2 – Zotero

Although not specifically a teaching tool, Zotero can be very helpful for upper upperclassmen or in your own research. Zotero is an "easy-to-use Firefox extension to help you collect, manage, ... Read more..

Tech Bit #1 – PowerPoint Design

Thursday, October 2nd, 2008 Posted in Outdated | Comments Off on Tech Bit #1 – PowerPoint Design

PowerPoint is a great way to incorporate visuals into your teaching. But keep in mind that PowerPoint design affects the overall effectiveness of the presentation. Don McMillan's How to Not ... Read more..