InforMedia Services (IMS)

Technology Instruction for St. Cloud State University

Archive for August, 2014

How Does the Brain Learn Best? Smart Studying Strategies

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 26th August 2014

How Does the Brain Learn Best? Smart Studying Strategies http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2014/08/how-does-the-brain-learn-best-smart-studying-strategies Even if stated the obvious, it is good to repeat: checking Facebook is not that bad for learning, it becomes bad when exceeds the time spent on learning…… this and more useful truisms to make the right choices with the start of a new academic [...]

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Plagiarism: can Turnitin solve it?…

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 26th August 2014

Turnitin And The Debate Over Anti-Plagiarism Software http://www.npr.org/blogs/ed/2014/08/25/340112848/turnitin-and-the-high-tech-plagiarism-debate excellent report by NPR on the advantages but also perils of computerizing/automation of a complex process, which requires prolonged education and discussions, rather then “yielding with a hammer.” What is your take on how students can be educated to avoid plagiarism? How academic dishonesty should be handled? [...]

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Instructional sessions for Adobe Creative Suite and other technologies available

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 26th August 2014

Instructional sessions for Adobe Creative Suite and other technologies available Good morning all, Please consider one-on-one and/or team sessions regarding the use of the Adobe Creative Suite as well as the use of other technologies in the educational process. Please contact InforMedia Services (IMS), ims@stcloudstate.edu, for any questions, scheduling etc. IMS (http://lrts.stcloudstate.edu/library/general/ims/default.asp) consists of faculty, [...]

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Of Space and Clouds: how do we manage our data and apps

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 26th August 2014

Jessica C., August 14, 2014: “One of my favourite things about Portable Apps is that I don’t have to pester the IT folk at work, get approvals, and wait to use the program I want to at work. It’s the best.” While FSW (http://fcw.com/home.aspx) looks beyond BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) and coins a new [...]

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Welcome to a new academic year!

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 25th August 2014

 

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This Week in Social Media: Vine Introduces New Camera. Twitter add features,

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 24th August 2014

This Week in Social Media: http://www.socialmediaexaminer.com/new-vine-camera-week-social-media/ Vine becomes more complex/potent and gets in closer competition with YouTube, Twitter gets in a closer closer competition with Facebook, YouTube becomes more complex, Facebook is further pushing adds in our lives, LinkedIn gets closer with SlideShare Vine Introduces New Camera: “The new camera offers powerful ways to edit [...]

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the right social media for your business

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 22nd August 2014

How to Choose the Right Social Network for Your Business https://blog.bufferapp.com/how-to-choose-a-social-network Important questions to ask when choosing a social network: Does it make sense for my content? (See the seven types of networks listed above.) Do potential fans spend time there? (See the demographic information above.) Does it make sense for me?

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Single Dashboard for All of Your Cloud Storage Accounts

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 21st August 2014

Single Dashboard for All of Your Cloud Storage Accounts http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2014/07/multcloud-provides-single-dashboard-for.html Still storing those pictures and documents on your hard drive? Being cramped in your Huskynet file space (1GB)? Using the 10GB space, which Dropbox gives you for free? Using Google Docs and storing them in your Google Drive account? MultCloud offers you a single interface [...]

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ThingLink: take a note of a tool, which will make a ripple…

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 20th August 2014

http://www.pinterest.com/pin/178173728982886285/

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How to create infographic

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 20th August 2014

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