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Technology Instruction for St. Cloud State University

Archive for April, 2013

What is virtualization?

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 17th April 2013

Technology 101: What is virtualization?ow.ly/k5oPo #edtech

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digital photography

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 16th April 2013

April 17, 11AM, we met for one-hour conversation on digital photography and its use in education. We discussed parameters of digital cameras, which we would like to consider as well the trends of shifting certain tasks of digital photography toward mobile devices. We also discussed the opportunity of using “cloud” based applications for rudimentary processing […]

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clickers documentation

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 10th April 2013

Thursday, April 11, 11AM-1PM, Miller Center B-37 and/or http://media4.stcloudstate.edu/scsu We invite the campus community to a presentation by three vendors of Classroom Response System (CRS), AKA “clickers”: 11:00-11:30AM          Poll Everywhere,              Mr. Alec Nuñez 11:30-12:00PM          iClikers,                                Mr. Jeff Howard 12:00-12:30PM          Top Hat Monocle             Mr. Steve Popovich 12:30-1PM                  Turning Technologies     Mr. Jordan […]

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Ways to Deter Cheating in Your Online Classes

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 10th April 2013

Nice short visual online tutorial, which can help with ideas…: http://www.uwlax.edu/catl/instructionaldesign/cheating_tutorial/engage.html  

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Ins and Outs of Learning Management Systems

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 10th April 2013

http://www.edtec700de3.sdsu.edtechsource.com/content/joomlalms-vs-desire2learn-lee http://richardcraigsnow.blogspot.com/2012/03/d2l-content-manager-improvements-i.html http://scc-lmseval.blogspot.com/2008/02/desire2learn-is-lms-selection.html  

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D2L most frequently asked questions

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 9th April 2013

D2L most frequently asked questions: Please join us for a collection on D2L FAQs. Bring your questions and solutions: http://huskynet.stcloudstate.edu/instructional/d2l/faq.asp additional: http://www.uwosh.edu/d2lfaq/search?Subject%3Alist=general https://d2l.mu.edu/faq.htm http://www.iup.edu/itsupportcenter/howto.aspx?id=105109 http://www.iup.edu/itsupportcenter/howto.aspx?id=108727 http://help.d2l.arizona.edu/instructors/help_guide Follow us on Twitter: @SCSUtechInstruc | #techworkshop

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vendors’ presentation on Classroom Response Systems (aka clickers) – Thursday, April 11, 11 AM, Miller Center B-31

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 8th April 2013

Mark your calendars: Thursday, April 11, 11AM-1PM, Miller Center B-31 and/or http://media4.stcloudstate.edu/scsu Miller Center B-31 is a classroom in the basement of Miller Center. Ask at HelpDesk for directions.   We invite the campus community to a presentation by three vendors of Classroom Response System (CRS), AKA “clickers”: Top Hat Monocle, Turning Technologies, iClikers We need your […]

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Classroom Response System CRS or clickers: questions to vendors

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 5th April 2013

Good evening, We are pleased to inform you that your classroom response system is chosen as final candidate for campus-wide adoption/support at St. Cloud State University. Should you be interested in pursuing this opportunity, we invite you to respond to the attached list of questions and to prepare a brief presentation for members of the […]

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Softchalk sessions in April

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 5th April 2013

Please consider two instruction sessions on Softchalk in April: Registration at: https://secure.mnsu.edu/mnscupd/login/default.asp?campusid=0073 SoftChalk: E-Learning Authoring Tool Content Authoring Software SoftChalk is provider of content authoring software for educators in K-12, colleges, universities and medical programs. With SoftChalk, educators can create professional, engaging, learning content quickly and easily, which enhances their teaching and improves the learning experience […]

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Technology Instruction Week: Integrating Technologies in D2L, April 8-12

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 4th April 2013

MC 205 | 1:00pm – 2:00pm    Monday Lecture Capture and D2L Tuesday Classroom Rresponse Systems (clickers) and D2L Wednesday RSS (podcasting) and D2L Thursday Grading with Excel and D2L Friday Alternatives to D2L Register for the 1:00pm session at (not required): http://huskynet.stcloudstate.edu/help/training/   Follow us on Twitter: @SCSUtechInstruc | #techworkshop Suggestions? Ideas? Please email: […]

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