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Technology in the Classroom

Consultations and One-on-One Tutorials

If you are interested in meeting with one of our advanced learning technology consultants to learn to use new instructional technology or software tools for your teaching, we offer on-demand consultations or one-on-one tutorials within the functional areas and on the tools listed below. Use the links next to the content areas to learn more about the tools listed. 

Request a one-on-one tutorial or consultation on one of the topics listed below


Course Content

Managing

  • Skitch – Evernote based annotation tool
  • Ink2Go – video annotation tool
  • Educreations – tablet annotation tool
  • BounceApp – web browser annotation tool
  • Kaizena – voice annotation tool
  • Diigo – social media platform and annotation tool

Presenting

  • Prezi – online presentation software
  • Microsoft PowerPoint – slide presentation software
  • Podcasts (overview) - overview of best practices for creating audio recordings
  • Video Tools (overview) – overview of best practices for creating videos
  • iMovie – video editing software (for Mac Computers)
  • Audacity – tool for creating and editing audio recordings
  • Google Slides

Delivering

  • RSS feeds – aggregates news sources
  • Feedly - blog & news aggregator, mobile app
  • Pulse – blog & news aggregator, mobile app
  • Netvibes – browser based blog & news aggregator
  • Diigo – social media platform and annotation tool
  • Flipboard – blog & news aggregator, mobile app

Visualizing

  • Knoema World Data Atlas – create data visualization from millions of free datasets
  • Many Eyes – collaborative data hosting and visualizations
  • Stat Planet – creates interactive data-based maps
  • Gliffy – flow-charts, concept maps, diagrams
  • Infogr.am – flow-charts, concept maps, diagrams, packaged into infographics
  • Dipity – interactive timelines
  • Chemistry101 – augmented reality, 3D models
  • Anatomy 4D – augmented reality, 3D anatomical models
  • World Lens – augmented reality, translation 

Collaboration Learn more

In class/out-of-class

  • Google Drive – cloud storage, synchronous collaboration
  • Google Hangout – online video chats
  • Google Calendar – online, shareable calendar
  • Games and Simulations – overview of games and simulations in the classroom
  • Dropbox – cloud storage, asynchronous collaboration

Forums

  • Piazza – wiki-style Q&A platform
  • Facebook – social media

Blogging

  • WordPress – a blogging platform

Assessment Learn more

  • Metric
  • Polling
    • Socrative – polling, quizzes, student feedback
    • Poll Everywhere – polling, quizzes, student feedback
  • Receiving feedback 
    • Top Hat – attendance, polling, quizzes, student feedback
  • Test/Quizzes
    • Google Forms
  • Delivering feedback

 

Other Related Tools 

• Microsoft Word – primary word processing software
• Microsoft Excel – primary data collation and spreadsheet software
• Photoshop – image editor
• Gimp – image editor, free download
• Pixlr – image editor, mobile app & web platform
• Twitter – social