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The Productive Scholar: Managing your identity on the internet

Thursday, October 14th’s Productive Scholar series, offers a look at using social media tools in the classroom. One important consideration in using these tools is that of identity management.
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ETC Blog Gets a Facelift

Welcome to the new ETC blog! Most of the writing and all of the keywording (is that a word?) are mine. The photography is Lorene Lavora’s. But this latest incarnation of this blog owes its look and feel and remarkable functionality to … Continue reading

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Tech Spotlights: Embedding video into your Blackboard course

Here’s the slideshow presentation from our Technology Spotlight Series on 3/23/2010. The topic was how to embed a YouTube video into your Blackboard course. Here’s a link to the handout for this topic: How to Embed Video into Your Blackboard … Continue reading

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Lunch & learn: An app a day: Tasty apps for iPhone and Android

“Smartphones are the new platform, and apps are the core,” says Douglas Dixon, an independent technology consultant, author, and speaker specializing in digital media. “In just a year and a half, the Apple App Store for iPhone users has surpassed … Continue reading

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Facebook and Twitter Being Added to Class Participation

Purdue University is exploring a home grown program called Hotseat that integrates Facebook, Twitter, and text messaging (via a mobile device) so students can "back channel" during a class. Back channeling has become popular recently at conferences and presentations. People … Continue reading

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