All Blog Posts Tagged 'software' (30)

Create dynamic flow/organization charts with Popplet.

Popplet is a unique method of creating dynamic concept maps/organization charts as a classroom tool to discuss ideas. Very easy to use. You can add images, video, and share your finished product on your blog or website by embedding the code.

Added by Brian Weir on June 25, 2013 at 9:04am — No Comments

Understand Targeted Texting and Its Affect On Enrollment Outcomes

Mongoose Research is a leading edge company out of  Buffalo New York that uses targeted texting campaigns to help colleges and universities with recruitment. According to their website: "Text is the new… Continue

Added by Jim Roberts on March 10, 2011 at 7:00pm — No Comments

10 Excellent iPad Applications for Teachers

With the iPad2 on the launching pad, it’s a great time to share this list of useful iPad apps for teachers from guest writer Paula Dierkens.

 

There’s no doubt that the iPad is an excellent device, and if you own this gadget, it makes sense to pick up the applications best suited to your lifestyle and profession. So if you’re a teacher, here are ten great iPad apps that you must try…

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Added by Kelly Walsh on March 7, 2011 at 9:28am — No Comments

Protect Yourself From Dishonest Software Development Houses.

Trying to find the right person or development firm for your project, can be an exhausting task at times. You know how to run your own business but you are not the expert in building a website or wrapping a marketing campaign… Continue

Added by Jim Roberts on February 20, 2011 at 8:53am — No Comments

Beginning Google Analytics: Interpreting and Acting on Your Data

When starting a web site, it is a good idea to get a measurable data on how well your site is doing.  One way to do that is with a tool that most of you may have heard of but might not understand. It is called… Continue

Added by Jim Roberts on February 10, 2011 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Using Blogs to Integrate Technology in the Classroom

For those of you living in a cave, let me first give you a pretty good description of a… Continue

Added by Jim Roberts on February 9, 2011 at 4:22pm — No Comments

Why Your Schools Social Media Strategy Is Falling Behind.

Recently, a colleague of mine made me aware of this great white paper on schools and their social media strategy. It was very interesting and I thought I would share an excerpt with you.



"Two years ago, many administrators in higher education scoffed when they heard words like “tweet” and “poke.” Walk into an admissions office today, though, and you’ll no longer hear… Continue

Added by Jim Roberts on February 2, 2011 at 10:46am — 9 Comments

The Value Of Cloud Computing

Why is cloud computing the newest buzz term? What value does it bring to organizations? "It's become the phrase du jour. The problem is that (as with Web 2.0) everyone seems to have a different definition.



The "cloud" is obviously a metaphor for the internet but when you add in the term "computing" the whole phrase gets muddy.  However, when you think of the needs of an organizations IT structure it starts to become clearer. The concept of cloud computing is a way to increase… Continue

Added by Jim Roberts on January 31, 2011 at 9:40pm — 2 Comments

Web 2.0 And Blogging In The Classroom

The use of web2.0 techniques by institutions of learning and their teachers are ever on the rise. Today's students and prospective students were raised in a digital world and expect the use of technology through

outlets like Facebook and Twitter to be employed by the schools that

they attend. Blogging is only getting bigger and stronger. In fact check

out these…

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Added by Jim Roberts on January 3, 2011 at 11:46am — No Comments

It Takes A Village To Raise A Software Product

One thing that experience has taught me is that it takes a village to raise a software product. What I mean by that is a developer and all of their team members including management have to be focused on

quality...quality of product, quality of training, quality of process

and quality of work life. They all have to share the same passion and

excitement. They…

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Added by Jim Roberts on December 27, 2010 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Software Development In Higher Education

Higher education is a lot like any other industry in the sense that colleges want to bring "customers" in to their institution. They want to create brand awareness. They want to separate themselves from their competition. They want to show prospective students why their institution is the one they should choose.



In the past, the higher education "industry" was known as lagging behind other industries as far as the use of leading edge technology but no more. Today, colleges are…

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Added by Jim Roberts on December 13, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments

DIY Interactive classroom Whiteboard for less than $100 (Chapter1)

Edited by: Ronnie Ji

Email: jdengfeng@gmail.com

Please let me know if you want to use anything in this post.



Index

>>Hardware setup

>>Software configuration



Hardware setup



Required Hardware list:



Hardware Descriptions



>> Bluetooth adapter ($2.44)…



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Added by Ronnie Ji on December 31, 2009 at 8:11pm — No Comments

Information Visualization Transformed to Cultural Analytics/Visualization on a high-resolution interactive HIPerSpace wall at UCSD

Posted a really cool video & info: Cultural Analytics of Mark Rothco Paintings on an interactive 287 mega-pixel HIPerSpace Wall at UCSD.



"The explosive growth of cultural content on the web including social media since 2004 and the digitization efforts by museums, libraries, and companies since the 1990s make possible fundamentally new paradigm for… Continue

Added by Lynn Marentette on November 26, 2009 at 8:48am — No Comments

Who should be held accountable for students breeching Internet safety measures on school-issued laptops? The parent or the school?

This was a recent issue brought up by a mother located in Fullerton, California, who discovered her daughter was speaking to an online stranger and was able to access pornographic websites on a school-issued laptop by connecting to their neighbour's wireless network. The mother feels that the school did not install adequate Internet safety software.



School-issued laptops, as much as any other wired technology, can be a gateway that leads you to inappropriate content that is available… Continue

Added by Kiwi Commons on November 4, 2009 at 12:30pm — 2 Comments

Wondershare offers 50% Discount for Back-to-School Sale

- Wondershare honors trainers and training by offering up to 50% discount pricing on all products on this year's back-to-school shopping season. Considering economic downturn is still a major factor to affect customer's spending expenditure, all customers who need e-Learning authoring tools for training and learning could enjoy up to 50% discount on all products.



"We have great e-Learning authoring tools for money-conscious Windows users who want to seek for easy-to-use yet powerful… Continue

Added by Tim on September 2, 2009 at 11:41pm — No Comments

Screen Recorder Software in Computer Science Teaching

Abstract: This paper introduces the main functions of the screen recorder software. Combined with the characteristics of computer science courses and teaching methods commonly used, screen recorder software is playing a more and more important role. Practice has proved that screen recorder software improves the learning and teaching effectiveness. It is a helpful tool to facilitate teaching of professional computer science courses.



As students of the major of… Continue

Added by Tim on August 26, 2009 at 1:00am — No Comments

Make a Screencast for Thesis Defense Presentation

A screencast is a digital recording of computer screen output. It is widely used in illustrate technical concepts and operation procedures which are hard to explain in words. Most screencasts are generated by screen recorder software. So we can say screen recorder is a helpful presentation tool to create screencasts for software and system…

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Added by Tim on June 25, 2009 at 3:58am — No Comments

How to make an effective sceencast

A screencast is a video of onscreen activity. It is a helpful tool to show technical tasks, or to illustrate technical concepts hard to explain in words. It might take the form of a formal narrated presentation, a software demo, or an informal walk-through of a particular concept. It can be readily distributed by blog posts, RSS feeds, tags, and social…

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Added by Tim on May 20, 2009 at 6:20am — No Comments

Coping with the Economy

Remix America has launched our newest initiative: "Coping with the Economy" With this initiative, we hope to provide a forum for young Americans to share their story of the economic crisis and enter a productive dialogue with their parents and grandparents.



Everybody has a story. Check out this incredible video made by high-school students in Pomona, CA:



video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsfree video player

Visit… Continue

Added by Erika Johansson on April 8, 2009 at 6:11pm — No Comments

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