Author Archives: Hope Greenberg

TEI Conference (virtually)

While sitting at Dr Is In today waiting for walk-ins and trying to complete some long-overdue blog posts (yes Inés, soon…real soon now…) I decided to “attend” the Text Encoding Initiative’s annual conference, held this year in Illinois. This has … Continue reading

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When Needs Collide, or, Hi-Tech + Low-Tech = Eureka!

For years I’ve used flat-bed scanners to scan historic documents. Lately I’ve started using my iPad to photograph them instead–faster and less intrusive. Even though the results are usually reasonable I’ve often considered finding a stand to avert the inevitable … Continue reading

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iPad App of the Week: Tempo SlowMo

Language learners benefit from hearing that language spoken but must often choose between hearing stilted, slow, precise examples or trying to keep up with real-life examples that happen too quickly. This is a particular challenge for students who may speak … Continue reading

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Tech Dim Sum, Spring 2014

A round-up of favorite new apps, trends, and oldies but goodies in the world of technology for instruction and scholarship. PDF Annotation Preview – if you’ve only used it to read PDFs, check again. Look under the Tools menu for … Continue reading

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Today’s App: Book Crawler

  Books upstairs, books downstairs, books in the office, books from the library, books I read long ago, books I’ve winnowed out to donate to the local book sales…I’ve always wanted to catalog them. When Goodreads came along a few … Continue reading

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Tech Dim Sum

Here’s the latest crop of app tidbits. I’ve included some of the oldies but goodies as well: Research and Writing Your writing, draft writing or shared writing: Google Drive (Docs, Spreadsheets, Presentations) Research: Google Scholar and Alerts Bibliography: Zotero Collecting … Continue reading

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DPLA Launches Soon

We love Google books but, for research, often find its limitations frustrating. We love the many and varied digital collections that abound throughout the web but wish they could be used in a more seamlessly interconnected way. The vision of … Continue reading

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Flipped Clasrooms and other pedagogical approaches

Replacing the slightly older concept of Hybrid Courses, the term “Flipped Classroom” has been gaining in popularity across blogs and news sources.  (And in terms of sheer buzz, both are currently being outdistance by MOOCs.) If you have been wondering … Continue reading

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Today’s App: ReadLists

Given a series of online articles, which presentation format will make them easier to read: providing a list of links through which the reader must click or gathering them together as an ebook? ReadLists is an online site that helps … Continue reading

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Today’s Apps: Maps and Navigation

I think about apps as belonging to one of two categories: 1) apps that have pre-packaged content that you can read or play with, and 2) apps that are designed to let you create, manipulate, capture or collect your own … Continue reading

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