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Get Organized With Free Web Tools!

Get Organized With Free Web Tools!

I always find it surprising how few students know about and actively use web tools that, quite frankly, make everything much easier. In this post, I’ll point out some web tools that I use on a regular basis. For this quarter, I’ll specifically focus on tools that allow students to get organized with assignments, scheduling and class notes.

For students, balancing work, school and life outside of both can be a difficult task. Sometimes you need a little extra help organizing, collaborating, or studying. Currently, there are more web tools out there than ever before—many of them free and created specifically to give students this kind of help. I always find it surprising how few students know about and actively use web tools that, quite frankly, make everything much easier.

In this post, I’ll point out some web tools that I use on a regular basis. For this quarter, I’ll specifically focus on tools that allow students to get organized with assignments, scheduling and class notes. Keep an eye out in upcoming quarters for more free web tools for students!

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Forget ‘Lecture,’ Tegrity Transcends The ‘Sage On The Stage’

Forget ‘Lecture,’ Tegrity Transcends The ‘Sage On The Stage’

Technologies are made up of both technical objects and the cultural practices and behaviors that arise around, in and through these technical objects. As you might expect, these cultural practices have a way of shaping our use of the next generation of technology (think: “desktop” interface for computers). So, when we say ‘lecture capture,’ weRead more about Forget ‘Lecture,’ Tegrity Transcends The ‘Sage On The Stage’[…]