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FPH Classroom Updates

We’ve been busy this summer getting the rest of the FPH classrooms ready to go with new equipment. Rooms 101-102 and 105-108 now have similar set-ups to 103 and 104. Features include new HD projectors, Apple TV’s that allow wireless … Continue reading

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19. August 2013 by Asha Kinney
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iPads, GPS, and one Bad Elf

This semester Myrna Breitbart’s class “Creative Interventions: Locating the Spatial Practice of Social Change” is experimenting with a mapping project, with support from Caro Pinto, our CSI and Emerging Technology Librarian. They’ll be using mobile devices and an app called Fulcrum … Continue reading

28. September 2012 by Asha Kinney
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Google Presentations for Class Projects

If you’re looking for a versatile online place for students to easily post and share images and text, Google Presentations may be for you. What is it? It’s a type of document available in Google Docs, and basically it’s an … Continue reading

28. February 2012 by Asha Kinney
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All About Images

We’ve become a very visual society. A web page with only text? Forget it. Books without pictures? Booorrring. Well maybe we’re not quite there yet, but the fact is that visual resources are important, and literacy about finding and using … Continue reading

30. November 2011 by Asha Kinney
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Heads Together: More tools for collaborative work

In our previous post we discussed Google Docs, which is probably the #1 tool for group work of any kind. Here are some more ways technology can help people work together. Wiki’s: A wiki is a website created and maintained … Continue reading

28. October 2011 by Asha Kinney
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More Than Words: Moodle’s Very Versatile Text Editor

Did you know you can add fancy text formatting, images, and videos to your Moodle course page? Take advantage of Moodle’s versatile text editing tools and jazz things up! Wherever you type in Moodle, you can also: Format the text … Continue reading

20. October 2011 by Asha Kinney
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Keeping Track of It All

Hello again, Caro Pinto here, ready to talk about tools for managing my media diet. There are so many blog posts, news pieces, journal articles, and white papers I want to read during the day. Unless it’s breaking news or … Continue reading

14. October 2011 by Asha Kinney
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