Monthly Archives: November 2012

Tech Tip: Mapping in the Classroom

With his 1854 map of the London cholera epidemic, John Snow is often cited as one of the pioneers of using mapping and spatial thinking to understand and solve social problems. Maps and mapping applications have a broad range of … Continue reading

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Teaching Tip: Tech-Happy Professor Going Low Tech?

Dr. Michael Wesch, a professor at Kansas State University, is well-known  for his digital ethnography studies. One such study you may have seen  went vira. You can watch A Vision of Students Today here: I was fortunate to see him … Continue reading

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Tech Tip: Using Prezi to Create Engaging Presentations

Prezi is a browser-based presentation tool that can zoom and pan, creating seamless presentations that engage your audience. It allows you to structure your presentations conceptually rather than being limited by the separation and linear flow of slides. You design … Continue reading

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EC Learn Brown Bag Lunch Series

If you’ve ever taken a look at our workshop schedule, you’ve probably noticed our “EC Learn Brown Bag Lunch Series” scheduled for the week of November 26th. You may have found yourself wondering what the series topics are and whether … Continue reading

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Tech Tip: Using Google Docs for Student Collaboration

Even if you have never heard of Google Docs, you have probably used the application without realizing it. Any time you “preview” a PDF from a Google search, it opens in Google Docs. But that isn’t the only use for … Continue reading

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