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Archive for March, 2013

Must-have iPad Apps For Teachers

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 31st March 2013

http://www.olecommunity.com/must-have-ipad-apps-for-teachers/

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smart board: tricks to calibrate…

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 31st March 2013

I cute video tutorial, which can help you handle your smartboard: http://readyteacher.com/tricks-to-calibrating-the-smart-board/ Need more help with smartboard? Pls contact pmltenoff@stcloudstate.edu

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Fraps: Real-time video capture and benchmarking…

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 29th March 2013

Benchmarking Software – Show how many Frames Per Second (FPS) you are getting in a corner of your screen.  Perform custom benchmarks and measure the frame rate between any two points.  Save the statistics out to disk and use them for your own reviews and applications. Screen Capture Software – Take a screenshot with the press of a key!  There’s […]

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SoftChalk instruction available…

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 26th March 2013

SoftChalk, similarly to LodeStar, allows instructors to “create, customize and personalize content by mashing up your own materials with rich media, interactive exercises, quizzes and text.” Here is an example of content created with SoftChalk: https://softchalk.com/showcase/sample-lessons To download SoftChalk, please go to https://www.softchalkcloud.com/softchalk/download/web Let us know, if you need support and training sessions: pmiltenoff@stcloudstate.edu Licensing […]

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Lodestar available for download….

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 26th March 2013

Let us know, if you need support and training sessions: pmiltenoff@stcloudstate.edu http://www.its.mnscu.edu/contracts/lodestar/

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excellent presentation on epub and ebook

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 26th March 2013

http://www.slideshare.net/jeiseman/ebooks-llnef12

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Technology Instruction Week March 25 – March 29: Social Media

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 25th March 2013

Technology Instruction Week: Social Media March 25 – March 29 MC 205 | 1:00pm – 2:00pm o Monday Facebook: does it belong in the classroom? Why, how and when… o Tuesday Apps for collaboration and creativity o Wednesday I found a job on Twitter…. o Thursday LinkedIn is my resume… o Friday Is social media […]

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Technology Instruction Week March 18 – March 22: Files management

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 18th March 2013

Technology Instruction Week: Files management March 18 – March 22 MC 205 | 1:00pm – 2:00pm o Monday Basics of files management o Tuesday Accessing my files from anywhere and anytime o Wednesday Storing, preserving and archiving files. Forever?… o Thursday Organizing and transporting files and folders o Friday Data handling and analyzing Register for […]

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Request your D2L Courses

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 8th March 2013

Use the “Faculty Course Request” to submit a request for your Summer 2013 courses. Log in with your HuskyNetID and password to select from your currently assigned courses. You can select multiple course sections to be combined into one D2L course or you can have a separate D2L course created for each course section. Please […]

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Your q/s, our a/s: math equations for quiz questions

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 6th March 2013

Does anyone have experience with creating math equations for quiz questions either directly in D2L, using MathML and MathJax, Respondus, or another application that can be integrated into D2L? https://mnsite.ims.mnscu.edu/shared/_instructor_and_coursedesigner_help/learningenvironment/assessment_tools/question_library/creating_arithmetic_questions.htm More questions? d2l@stcloudstate.edu. Solutions: please logged them in

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