Education

What We Made: A Collection of Tech Tools

August 21, 2014 0 Comments

Peter Kittle started up a crowdsourcing activity early on in the Making Learning Connected MOOC — asking people to add tools and technology resources they were using as they were “making” projects this summer. I took that list and grouped things as best as I could, and share it here with you.  [ Note from […]

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Spherical displays: Science on a Sphere & the OmniGlobe

August 7, 2014 0 Comments
Spherical displays: Science on a Sphere & the OmniGlobe

TAMHSC & TAMU will be hosting an Omniglobe in the September/October timeframe to show off content related to the environment (water, weather, etc.). It is a continuation of the OmnGlobe presentation at Earth Day Texas 2014.

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Researchers waxing positive about open access journal article publishing

July 10, 2014 0 Comments
Researchers waxing positive about open access journal article publishing

Campus Technology reported today that, according to a new report from Taylor & Francis Online, journal authors are expressing increasingly positive attitudes toward open access journals.

The report, “Taylor & Francis Open Access Survey, June 2014,” is the second annual survey of journal authors on their opinions toward open access publication. Nearly 8,000 authors from around the world responded to the survey.

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Will FCC’s change of net neutrality rules doom education to second-class status?

May 20, 2014 0 Comments

Education could well see major changes to how it’s able to deliver learning content to students under new FCC Open Internet (Net Neutrality) proposal.

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Comments from EDUCAUSE to the FCC on Net Neutrality

May 20, 2014 0 Comments

EDUCAUSE is one of the major national organization that addresses the issues of technology in education. Needless to say they are very much involved in the topic of Net Neutrality. Here are some web resources to check out: EDUCAUSE main site EDUCAUSE section on Net Neutrality Letter to the FCC from affiliated groups: The Association […]

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Nobody’s Neutral on Net Neutrality

May 19, 2014 3 Comments
Nobody’s Neutral on Net Neutrality

It remains to be seen if net neutrality will face serious opposition or support via legislation, since both sides have a vested interest in seeing their proposals written into law. Net neutrality is gaining increasing exposure as an issue that merits careful consideration by all Web users.

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Ad for Bentley shot with iPhone, edited on iPad — in the back seat!

May 16, 2014 2 Comments

Bentley, a brand exuding quality and elegance and grace, shoots its latest ad on an iPhone – and edits on an iPad — in the back seat!!

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App sends live stream from student phones to campus cops

September 30, 2011
App sends live stream from student phones to campus cops

You have simply GOT TO see this! U. Maryland is developing and testing an app (in the hands of a select few testers as of TODAY) that when activated, will connect and broadcast LIVE directly to the campus police with Video and Audio, and, of course, GPS for precise location, all in addition to voice […]

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Social Media and the Workplace (video)

July 20, 2011
Social Media and the Workplace (video)

Social Media and the Workplace : cute little FLASH video explaining Social Media (“Scoopville”). A product of CommonCraft (“Our Business is Explanation”), which produces easy-to-understand videos on a wide range of topics (Cloud Computing, Computer Viruses, etc.). Free for use although they request a reasonable donation if used in public.

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15 Excellent Yet Free Open Courseware Classes For Web Designers And Developers

July 15, 2011
15 Excellent Yet Free Open Courseware Classes For Web Designers And Developers

15 Excellent Yet Free Open Courseware Classes For Web Designers And Developers. From a the site “Design World Vision”, a wonderful collection of web classes for designers and developers. From the article: “So, here I came again with one of the great design related article which will showcase some of the best Open Courseware classes […]

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