Author Archives: Hope Greenberg

MOOCs

MOOCs are courses that are: Massive: designed for large-scale participation by dozens or even thousands of people. Open: freely available with free access to all course materials. Online: available through any web browser on any mobile device or computer. As … Continue reading

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iPads, Second Adopters and an upcoming Apple event (iPublishing anyone?)

iPads are continuing on pace in terms of the adoption curve. Though technology adoption is not as simple as first adopters/second adopters/third and so on, there are some definite patterns that seem to recur with depressing regularity. Glossing over complexities, … Continue reading

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NITLE webinar Fri. 11/11: Digital Scholarship and Liberal Arts Colleges

We’ll be connecting to this webinar in Bailey/Howe 303 Friday at 4:00, so come by if you would like to participate: Digital Scholarship and Liberal Arts Colleges Digital technologies and the Internet have changed the context for inquiry and pedagogy, … Continue reading

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eReaders: What’s on your iPad?

“Which ebook app should I buy for my iPad?” I was recently asked to recommend an ebook reader app for a new iPad owner. At first this seems like a difficult choice: are the features of the iPad’s own iBooks … Continue reading

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iPad Projecting Update: Now it’s easy

If you have a new iPad 2 you may wonder what all the fuss was about. Now built into the device is the ability to project whatever is on the iPad screen, no special apps needed. Together with the built-in … Continue reading

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Projecting from your iPad

How do you use your iPad with a projector? For example, how do you project a slide show, make annotations, and display what you type on a screen? Are there other apps that allow for other interesting classroom activities? You … Continue reading

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Zotero

If you have been using Zotero, the bibliographic management plug-in for the Firefox browser, you may have wished for a standalone version that you can use offline as well as online. Just announceed today are two changes that will be … Continue reading

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iPads for Scholars: What’s on Your iPad?

Will the iPad save or destroy education? Is it the device that will revolutionize scholarship or is it merely a gadget that differs from many others not by its potential but simply by its marketing? The cloud is already abuzz … Continue reading

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iPads for Scholars at UVM

Our first roundtable on the iPad, “iPads for Scholars,” was held at the Center for Teaching and Learning, Wednesday, 9/8/2010. As one might expect, the web has been awash with articles, opinions, and comments about the iPad. Here are a … Continue reading

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Upcoming August Workshops–Sign up now!

We are kicking off our August workshops this week (Aug 10) with a variety of workshops. Look for our Blackboard workshops, Large Lecture sessions, and new writing workshops in partnership with the Writing in the Disciplines Program. Space is still … Continue reading

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