"EDUCAUSE Centre for Applied Research (ECAR) has surveyed undergraduate students annually since 2004 about technology in higher education. In 2012, ECAR collaborated with 195 institutions to collect responses from more than 100,000 students about their technology experiences. The findings are distilled into the broad thematic message for institutions and educators to balance strategic innovation with solid delivery of basic institutional services and pedagogical practices and to know students well enough to understand which innovations they value the most."
The Key Findings and ECAR Recommendations are most valuable!
Open educational resources (OER) are materials used to support education that may be freely accessed, reused, modified and shared. This report aims to outline key issues and mage suggestions for integrating OER into higher education.
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"Below is an overview of the 5 best note-taking apps. Whichever Note taking app you chose to use. Stop using the simple Notes app that came with the iPad. It is not good enough to use in class. You need to use all of the other features of the iPad like, drawing, adding pictures and sound. Below is an overview of 5 different Note taking apps. Take this weekend to try out all of them."
Capstone Clients are actively using QR codes. Based on our experience, we have compiled our own soup-to-nuts guide, “Tips to Creating Successful QR Code Programs.” We have done the homework for you, laying out step ...
Marketers today face a dizzying array of options designed to help capture audience attention and drive sales. While email marketing through newsletters and coupons remains one of the most popular and successful vehicles ...
If you are looking for a browser that provides accessible features check out Google Chrome, specifically the "many add-ons available to facilitate access, as well as websites that have been designed to take advantage of features built into Chrome." Once again Paul Hamilton has pulled together a variety of add-ons, both Chrome extensions and apps. All are free from the Chrome Web Store. Some examples of extensions and apps discussed include SpeakIt!, which provides text-to-speech for reading web content; Voice Search, which allows you to speak your search terms (and works with multiple search engines); and Chrome Vis, which allows you do magnify and change the color of text as well as view the text selected inside a separate lens. An additional five add-ons are listed with links to the add-ons and in some cases additional information. Please note "You need a Google (GMail) acccount to install an app."
"Earlier in the year I created a Scavenger Hunt for our Open House. It was a HUGE hit in our classroom. My kids keep asking me when they will get to scan again, so I have been working on a few new ways to integrate the QR codes into our classroom as well as looking through a few things my team created last year."
In a recent post by Roger Lewis from Alliance Tech, he outlined Ten Ways for Exhibitors to Use QR Codes at Trade Shows. There are a couple that focus on registration, attendance tracking, etc.; however, the several are ...
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