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Apr 21

*Videos* from 2nd Semi-Annual Student Tech Showcase

We held our second, semi-annual, Student Tech Showcase earlier this week. Four (4) members of the Instructional Technology Collaborator team spent approximately 15 minutes, each, connecting a DEC-supported technology to the teaching and/or learning experience. These presentations were part of the 4th tier of the ITC Badging Program and serve as the implementation component of a 3rd tier …

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Apr 13

2nd Semi-Annual Student Tech Showcase

*Special post for Longwood’s faculty and staff! We are excited to announce our second, semi-annual, Student Tech Showcase! This event will be held on Wednesday, April 19th, in the Digital Den (Ruffner 148), from 12pm – 1pm.   Four (4) members of the Instructional Technology Collaborator team will spend 10-15 minutes each, connecting a DEC-supported technology to the teaching …

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Apr 13

#TechTipThursday: Learning Immersion with Google Cardboard

Google Cardboard is an easily accessible form of virtual reality. There is a growing trend around the intersection of virtual reality (VR) and educational technological pedagogy. VR technology assists with traveling the world and having experiences that are normally out of reach due to variables such as cost and time. Google Cardboard can be used to experience sites …

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Apr 14

#TechTipThursday: Google Keep

Google Keep is a utility which allows users to create notes and reminders. These items are very customizable and can be associated with specific times and locations. Notes can be shared with other users, as well. This program can be utilized by students, faculty, and staff to keep track of tasks which need to be …

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Mar 04

*Videos* from 1st Semi-Annual Student Tech Showcase

We held our first, semi-annual, Student Tech Showcase earlier this week. Four (4) members of the Instructional Technology Collaborator team spent 10-15 minutes each, connecting a DEC-supported technology to the teaching and/or learning experience. These presentations were part of the 4th tier of the ITC Badging Program and serve as the implementation component of a 3rd tier badge, Presentation Design. …

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Feb 18

#TechTipThursday: Google SketchUp

The Digital Education Collaborative took the leap, somewhat recently, into the fascinating and wonderful world of 3D printing. Students and teachers alike now have access to limitless possibilities for projects and resources to work on and create. Such projects may include learning manipulatives for the liberal arts and education programs, art, models of the human body and …

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Nov 12

#TechTipThursday: Google Alerts

Google Alerts allow you to set up notifications to follow specific topics.  Google will email you updates with news and online postings about the keywords you set, as frequently (or infrequently) as you like.  This may not sound much different than countless other news sites, but Google Alerts allow you to do some unique things: If you …

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Nov 05

#TechTipThursday: Google Chrome’s Remote Desktop Application

The Chrome Remote Desktop Application allows you to access another individual’s computer from your own, over the internet. This application can be used to reach items on your own device from another computer, or to give others temporary access to your computer; this can be helpful when troubleshooting, for example. To use this program, your …

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Apr 02

#TechTipThursday: Google’s Read&Write

The Read&Write Google Extension is a great assistive technology tool for students with reading and writing difficulties. For students with reading difficulties, Read&Write offers text-to-speech technology, a dictionary, and a picture dictionary. For students with writing difficulties, Read&Write offers text prediction and a dictionary. This extension is used within Google Drive and comes with a …

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Apr 14

Google Apps for Education on 4/15/14

Come join us for good food and great ideas! 12:15 pm on 4/15/2014 “Google Apps for Education” with Jeff Everhart Are you interested in storing and editing documents in the cloud? Are you looking for ways to share, collaborate or communicate at a distance? Do you or your organizations need flexible ways to create schedules …

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