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Feedback Studio by Turnitin

Feedback Studio by Turnitin

The infamous anti-plagiarism website has added a new feature! Turnitin Feedback Studio is a product that will emphasize feedback, easy use and accessibility. Renamed “FeedBack Studio”, this new function’s main point is to help instructors provide authentic feedback to improve their student’s writing.  It does this by giving instructors a single place to quickly provideRead more about Feedback Studio by Turnitin[…]

On the Clouds!

On the Clouds!

Colleges and universities are finding that the cloud is an ideal environment for serving modern technology to modern day students. Using the cloud students will have easy access to course material at their fingertips to help them succeed in higher education. The cloud gives students more ways to learn such as providing 24/7 course resourcesRead more about On the Clouds![…]

Simplifying the Design Process- One Canva at a Time

Simplifying the Design Process- One Canva at a Time

To all designers and creators: have you ever opened Photoshop, PowerPoint, Word, or even social media sites and asked yourself now what? How about those who fear the Adobe Suite or even Microsoft Office? Canva, a design app, simplifies creating posters, flyers, presentations, business cards, Facebook covers- you name it. With a selection of professional,Read more about Simplifying the Design Process- One Canva at a Time[…]

Can Gaming Become Higher Education’s Future?

Can Gaming Become Higher Education’s Future?

We’ve heard of gaming being integrated in primary school, but what about higher education? According to studies conducted by Gallup, the levels of student engagement fades the longer they stay in school. Engagement levels drop from 76% in elementary school to 44% in high school. EdTech revealed in a recent article that levels of engagementRead more about Can Gaming Become Higher Education’s Future?[…]

Tips for Effectively Teaching with Your Multimedia Presentation

Tips for Effectively Teaching with Your Multimedia Presentation

In a recent post on the SlideShare blog, Olivia Mitchell gave some helpful tips on giving an effective, informative presentation with slideshow tools. These days, there are may different tools available to create and present a slideshow– SlideShare, PowerPoint, and Prezi, to name a few big ones. However, some still struggle with creating an engaging,Read more about Tips for Effectively Teaching with Your Multimedia Presentation[…]