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Coursera & New Open Education

Coursera & New Open Education

It seems that every week, a new open course program is established and announced. We aren’t complaining though–these open courses are revolutionary for education and provide opportunities for students around the world. But Coursera.org, a new site, sets itself apart from the others. Officially launched on April 18th, Coursera is the middle ground between onlineRead more about Coursera & New Open Education[…]

Better Student Access To Technology Means Better Student Writers

Better Student Access To Technology Means Better Student Writers

Why do you use technology in your classroom? To many instructors, it’s because of convenience. Technology allows instructors to go paperless, enhance a lecture with a video, create a blog to supplement the class, and countless other things. But can technology teach students as well? In the case of digital writing…absolutely! In an article publishedRead more about Better Student Access To Technology Means Better Student Writers[…]

iPad + Dropbox + Airsketch = Cheap & Easy Interactive Whiteboard

iPad + Dropbox + Airsketch = Cheap & Easy Interactive Whiteboard

Have you ever wanted to annotate pictures, slideshow presentations, class readings, or any other files during a lecture? For example, say you’re examining a work of art that is full of visual symbolism. When discussing this art work, it would be helpful to highlight the symbolic objects in the painting for the whole class toRead more about iPad + Dropbox + Airsketch = Cheap & Easy Interactive Whiteboard[…]