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The PLC sign up deadline has been extended to June 1st.

In an effort to allow more faculty to participate in our 2015-2016 Professional Learning Clubs (PLC) we are extending the deadline to sign up until June 1st.  To learn more about PLCs at CofC and to sign up go to http://blogs.cofc.edu/tlt/faculty-services/professional-learning-clubs-plc/ If you have questions feel free to email [email protected]  

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Thank yous and Congratulations!

As the semester draws to an end we wanted to thank everyone for a wonderful year.  We’ve had fun working with you all this year and look forward to August when all the faculty return.  For all of you teaching Maymester and over the summer don’t forget that TLT is here year-around and we are here […]

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Multimedia Creation: Successful Student Projects

Note: This page is a resource for anyone who wishes to use it.  You can share it with your students and alter items to meet your needs.  Almost all of the documents are Google Docs so feel free to copy them into your own Drive. Why do a multimedia project?  It’s a nice change of pace […]

Dear TLT: Can I Embed a VoiceThread Lecture in OAKS Content?

Dear TLT, Is it possible to embed a VoiceThread lecture in OAKS content? I know my students access VoiceThread via the Multimedia Resources widget, to make comments, but what if my lecture is view only? Sincerely, Professor C. Connors Genetic Biology Dear Professor Connors, Great question! Yes, you can. To embed view-only VoiceThread lectures in OAKS content, follow these eight steps: 1. […]

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Important News Regarding Kaltura and Chrome

Google Chrome has been making some updates recently that will directly effect your use of Kaltura in that browser.  Per Kaltura, As of the latest version of Chrome (42), released last week, Google has decided to block Java by default, as described here: https://java.com/en/download/faq/chrome.xml This means that the Kaltura Screen Recorder will not function in instances of Chrome that […]

Guest Post: Using Haiku Deck as an alternative to PowerPoint

Our guest blogger is Daniel Wade Jones, a Professor of Spanish in the Department of Hispanic Studies.  Professor Jones attended the 2014 Summer Faculty Technology Institute (FTI).  This post is about the app, Haiku Deck, which he was introduced to at the FTI. Spanish 202 has always been a challenging class for all Hispanic Studies faculty, due […]

google moderator

Say goodbye to Google Moderator but hello to some great alternatives

Bad news:  Google moderator is shutting down June 30, 2015 From Google’s website: “Unfortunately, Google Moderator has not had the usage we had hoped, so we’ve made the difficult decision to close down the product. We want to ensure users have enough time to export their Moderator series data using our Takeout tool. Please take […]

Guest Post: Haiku Deck + Air Sketch = Sweet

Our guest blogger is Jeremy Clement, instructor and internship coordinator for Hospitality and Tourism Management.  Jeremy was a participant in the 2014 Summer FTI and this post reports on his experience integrating new technology tools into his courses. FTI Tools in Action: Classroom Engagement & Instructor Versatility Made Simple I could write a book about […]

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Guest Post: Using Video In-Class Assessment Under Water!

Our guest blogger is Ashley Brown from Health and Human Performance.  In January Ashley was awarded an Ungrant for an iPod touch.  Her goal was to film her kayaking students while they learn to paddle to help critique their performance and allow them to improve.  Not only is this an interesting experiment into real-time assessment but […]

Free comic creating tool: ToonDoo

For those of us who may not be able to draw more than a stick figure there is ToonDoo!  Create comic strips and cartoons with just a few clicks, drags and drops. It allows you to upload existing images, create characters from scratch and has a social wrapper that allows for others to comment.  It […]

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The PLC sign up deadline has been extended to June 1st.

In an effort to allow more faculty to participate in our 2015-2016 Professional Learning Clubs (PLC) we are extending the deadline to sign up until June 1st.  To learn more about PLCs at CofC and to sign up go to http://blogs.cofc.edu/tlt/faculty-services/professional-learning-clubs-plc/ If you have questions feel free to email [email protected]   Share this:EmailPrint

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Thank yous and Congratulations!

As the semester draws to an end we wanted to thank everyone for a wonderful year.  We’ve had fun working with you all this year and look forward to August when all the faculty return.  For all of you teaching Maymester and over the summer don’t forget that TLT is here year-around and we are here [...]

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Dear TLT: Can I Embed a VoiceThread Lecture in OAKS Content?

Dear TLT, Is it possible to embed a VoiceThread lecture in OAKS content? I know my students access VoiceThread via the Multimedia Resources widget, to make comments, but what if my lecture is view only? Sincerely, Professor C. Connors Genetic Biology Dear Professor Connors, Great question! Yes, you can. To embed view-only VoiceThread lectures in OAKS content, follow these eight steps: 1. [...]

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Important News Regarding Kaltura and Chrome

Google Chrome has been making some updates recently that will directly effect your use of Kaltura in that browser.  Per Kaltura, As of the latest version of Chrome (42), released last week, Google has decided to block Java by default, as described here: https://java.com/en/download/faq/chrome.xml This means that the Kaltura Screen Recorder will not function in instances of Chrome that [...]

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Guest Post: Using Haiku Deck as an alternative to PowerPoint

Our guest blogger is Daniel Wade Jones, a Professor of Spanish in the Department of Hispanic Studies.  Professor Jones attended the 2014 Summer Faculty Technology Institute (FTI).  This post is about the app, Haiku Deck, which he was introduced to at the FTI. Spanish 202 has always been a challenging class for all Hispanic Studies faculty, due [...]

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Say goodbye to Google Moderator but hello to some great alternatives

Bad news:  Google moderator is shutting down June 30, 2015 From Google’s website: “Unfortunately, Google Moderator has not had the usage we had hoped, so we’ve made the difficult decision to close down the product. We want to ensure users have enough time to export their Moderator series data using our Takeout tool. Please take [...]

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Guest Post: Haiku Deck + Air Sketch = Sweet

Our guest blogger is Jeremy Clement, instructor and internship coordinator for Hospitality and Tourism Management.  Jeremy was a participant in the 2014 Summer FTI and this post reports on his experience integrating new technology tools into his courses. FTI Tools in Action: Classroom Engagement & Instructor Versatility Made Simple I could write a book about [...]

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Guest Post: Using Video In-Class Assessment Under Water!

Our guest blogger is Ashley Brown from Health and Human Performance.  In January Ashley was awarded an Ungrant for an iPod touch.  Her goal was to film her kayaking students while they learn to paddle to help critique their performance and allow them to improve.  Not only is this an interesting experiment into real-time assessment but [...]

More Info

Free comic creating tool: ToonDoo

For those of us who may not be able to draw more than a stick figure there is ToonDoo!  Create comic strips and cartoons with just a few clicks, drags and drops. It allows you to upload existing images, create characters from scratch and has a social wrapper that allows for others to comment.  It [...]

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