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Interested in Formative Assessment Tools?

The following article from eduTOPIA lists five formative assessment tools that you may want to explore  http://goo.gl/ZoCSzo . Two of the tools mentioned, Socrative and Kahoot, are tools that TLT have conducted session on in the past and have created step by step tutorials for which can be found at http://blogs.cofc.edu/tlttutorials/ Another tool mentioned, Plickers, is […]

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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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New VoiceThread Commenting Features

If you haven’t explored VoiceThread since last semester, you will be pleased to learn about the tool’s three new commenting features.  Direct replies and threaded conversations make interaction more interactive and dynamic, while private replies allow participants to engage one another more discreetly. Direct Replies Owners and editors of VoiceThreads are able to insert comments […]

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App of the Week: Create Email and Notes With Your Voice Using Dragon Dictation

Dragon Dictation is an easy-to-use voice recognition application powered by Dragon® NaturallySpeaking® that allows you to easily speak and instantly see your text or email messages. In fact, it’s up to five (5) times faster than typing on the keyboard. With Dragon Dictation you can also dictate status updates directly to your Social Networking applications […]

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#TLTCon Featured Session: Casting Your Web

Are you interested in learning about web building tools? Do you want to learn how to create a custom website for your course? If so, you’re going to LOVE this session! Casting Your Web: Building a custom website for your course (for free!) Presenter:  Paul Collins Session Date:  March 9th Session Time:  1:30- 3:00 pm […]

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Let Google Do The Typing For You With Voice Typing

I’m not sure how long this tool has been around but I just learned about it today and I’m in love already. Google Voice Typing allows you to open a Google Doc and speak into a microphone and let Google do the typing for you. As a matter of fact I’m writing this blog post […]

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App of the Week: Join.Me Online Meetings

With the join.me viewer, you can join an online meeting no matter where you go. View someone’s screen, share ideas and collaborate in real time, for free! Price: Free Platform: iPad and iPhone More info: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/join.me/id409811927?mt=8

Guest Post: Evernote

Our guest blogger this week is Dr. Mike Maher from the Department of French-Francophone-Italian Studies.  In this post, Dr. Maher shares his experiences using Evernote, a tool he was introduced to at the Faculty Technology Institute which he attended in 2014. ________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Evernote is software that touts itself as, “the workplace for your life’s work.” It is a […]

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App of the Week: Aurasma – Augmented Reality

Augmented Reality is a view of a “physical, real-world environment whose elements are augmented (or supplemented) by computer-generated sensory input such as sound, video, graphics or GPS data.”*  Aurasma is an app that allows you create and view augmented reality experiences.  With this app you can take an image of an actual item in your environment (called a trigger image) […]

TLT’s Distance Education Resources Blog

TLT has a new resource available exclusively for our faculty who teach, or are interested in, online instruction! http://blogs.cofc.edu/dereadiness/ There are two paths to choose from depending on your role: Choose this path if you: Have never taught online before Have taught online at another institution, but not CofC Plan to teach online at CofC […]

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Interested in Formative Assessment Tools?

The following article from eduTOPIA lists five formative assessment tools that you may want to explore  http://goo.gl/ZoCSzo . Two of the tools mentioned, Socrative and Kahoot, are tools that TLT have conducted session on in the past and have created step by step tutorials for which can be found at http://blogs.cofc.edu/tlttutorials/ Another tool mentioned, Plickers, is [...]

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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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New VoiceThread Commenting Features

If you haven’t explored VoiceThread since last semester, you will be pleased to learn about the tool’s three new commenting features.  Direct replies and threaded conversations make interaction more interactive and dynamic, while private replies allow participants to engage one another more discreetly. Direct Replies Owners and editors of VoiceThreads are able to insert comments [...]

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App of the Week: Create Email and Notes With Your Voice Using Dragon Dictation

Dragon Dictation is an easy-to-use voice recognition application powered by Dragon® NaturallySpeaking® that allows you to easily speak and instantly see your text or email messages. In fact, it’s up to five (5) times faster than typing on the keyboard. With Dragon Dictation you can also dictate status updates directly to your Social Networking applications [...]

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#TLTCon Featured Session: Casting Your Web

Are you interested in learning about web building tools? Do you want to learn how to create a custom website for your course? If so, you’re going to LOVE this session! Casting Your Web: Building a custom website for your course (for free!) Presenter:  Paul Collins Session Date:  March 9th Session Time:  1:30- 3:00 pm [...]

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Let Google Do The Typing For You With Voice Typing

I’m not sure how long this tool has been around but I just learned about it today and I’m in love already. Google Voice Typing allows you to open a Google Doc and speak into a microphone and let Google do the typing for you. As a matter of fact I’m writing this blog post [...]

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App of the Week: Join.Me Online Meetings

With the join.me viewer, you can join an online meeting no matter where you go. View someone’s screen, share ideas and collaborate in real time, for free! Price: Free Platform: iPad and iPhone More info: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/join.me/id409811927?mt=8 Share this:EmailPrint

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Guest Post: Evernote

Our guest blogger this week is Dr. Mike Maher from the Department of French-Francophone-Italian Studies.  In this post, Dr. Maher shares his experiences using Evernote, a tool he was introduced to at the Faculty Technology Institute which he attended in 2014. ________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Evernote is software that touts itself as, “the workplace for your life’s work.” It is a [...]

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App of the Week: Aurasma - Augmented Reality

Augmented Reality is a view of a “physical, real-world environment whose elements are augmented (or supplemented) by computer-generated sensory input such as sound, video, graphics or GPS data.”*  Aurasma is an app that allows you create and view augmented reality experiences.  With this app you can take an image of an actual item in your environment (called a trigger image) [...]

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