Big news for tablet users: Adobe has just released a Photoshop app, now available from the App Store and Android Market. The App, called Photoshop Touch, is a simplified version of the advanced computer software. It also is available at a fraction of the cost: only $9.99. This is Adobe’s first Photoshop app, and fromRead more about Photoshop App Now Available[…]
A recent article published by Campus Technology describes how higher ed institutions nationwide are upgrading to provide faculty with the latest technologies to use for teaching and learning. These technologies include hardware such as clickers, tablets, and video recording equipment along with software and web tools such as Google Apps. However, while many of theseRead more about Smart Classroom Strategies: Getting Faculty Involved[…]
Earlier this week, MIT announced open registration for 6.002x – Circuits and Electronics, the pilot course in an online learning initiative called MITx. The initiative will allow students from all over the world to take selected MIT courses online…for free! Student work in the courses will include viewing video tutorials, working from an etextbook, doingRead more about MITx Opens Registration for its First Course[…]
In an article recently published by the New York Times, author Susan Cain questions an idea she calls “the New Groupthink”, which can be described as the idea that people work better in groups. “Modern” offices, classrooms and other work spaces are now designed in a way that promotes group work–tables instead of desks, open offices rather than cubicles, etc. Office employees’ schedules are filled to the brim with collaborative meetings. From kindergarten to college, students are expected to work in small groups to complete assignments and projects.
Have you had a chance to check out UW2-121? It is the University of Washington Bothell’s Digital Media Lab! Inside you will find twenty-four high-end audio, photo and video production machines. The Digital Media Lab, or DML for short, is an open computer lab, a tutoring space and a digital media classroom. We offer in-classRead more about Digital Media Lab: A Media Oasis[…]