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Captions: An easy way to improve accessibility

Captioning tutorials has long been on my to-do list. It’s a best practice and greatly improves the usefulness and accessibility of web video, but it was daunting both technically and time-wise. 210 more words

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Manatees, music and more: online stress relievers

Stress. With the migration from Blackboard to Canvas this year, I definitely had my fair share. But along the way, I discovered some great online tools for helping me to manage stress that I hope you can enjoy as we approach the end of the semester.  106 more words

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Creating a Culture of Openness and Accessibility

During my short time so far as the Digital Projects Fellow for WIC and the EC, I’ve been out and about meeting new people and attending events to learn how both Commons can better support teaching and learning across campus.  1,098 more words

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I believe the teaching tool Voki would be a great technology tool for the classroom.  You can create speaking avatars and use them as a effective teaching tool.   75 more words

Quick and Dirty Math

One website. Multiple ways to solve math problems. Enough said.

www.wolframalpha.com

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ShareLaTeX: Online LaTeX compiler

In my first post, I had mentioned that LaTeX has professional-quality typesetting capabilities. For this reason, I used it to write my CV to make it stand out from the ones in Microsoft Word templates. 362 more words

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Facebook's new "Nearby Friends" feature could be a tool for disasters

During Tuesday’s class we discussed different technology tools that can be used to respond to disasters. Today, I read an article on CNN.com about Facebook launching a new feature called “Nearby Friends” 242 more words

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