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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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Tech Tip: Some Canvas Audio/Video Features

Video still has a certain mystique about it that writing doesn’t have. Perhaps this has to do with the fact that video production, unlike writing, is not a skill taught at most elementary schools. Though I did have my elementary … Continue reading

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Tech Tip: Lucidchart – A Great Collaborative Tool For Mapping Ideas

Lucidchart is now available for Emmanuel College faculty and  students. Lucidchart is an online diagramming tool that allows  individuals or groups to brainstorm ideas, organize thoughts, and  collaborate in real time. It helps students collect, analyze and  communicate their ideas. … Continue reading

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Tech Tip: Google Advanced Search Options

Google Search is an excellent tool but at times the results it provides can be a bit overwhelming. Sometimes you can’t quite seem to get Google to search for what you really want to find. These are the times when … Continue reading

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Tech Tip: Using HTML Embed Code in EC Learn

This title sounds very technical, but in reality all you’ll be doing is clicking, cutting, and pasting. Before we get started though, it will help to know a little bit of background information. EC Learn provides the backbone of a … Continue reading

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Tech Tip: Teaching with Dual-Screen LCD TVs

Over the summer IT replaced the projector system in ADM 435 with two LCD TVs, and a similar set up will be available in the library lecture hall and the new classrooms in the Administration building (ADM 155-157). In addition, … Continue reading

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Tech Tip: Enhancing Student Learning With Clickers

Using response clickers (also known as Classroom Response Systems) in the classroom allows you to get immediate feedback on student comprehension of material and promote active learning among your students. Polls can include Yes/No statements, multiple choice questions, even ranking … Continue reading

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