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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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DRAFT: POD Conference Report

The Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network in Higher Education’s 37th Annual Conference, “Pencils and Pixels: 21st Century Practices in Higher Education” was held October 24-28, 2012, in Seattle, Washington. This conference featured over 130 interactive, roundtable and research sessions, … Continue reading

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MOOCs draft

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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iPad Projecting: 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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iPad 1: Projecting and Annotating with the First Version iPad

How do you use your iPad 1 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? … Continue reading

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Projecting from your iPad: GoodReader

Thanks to Kevin Trainor for pointing this out: GoodReader has added vga output to their application! If you have tried projecting from your iPad you already know that there are very few things that you can actually project. That is, … Continue reading

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The interwebs ruined my brain

Cathy Davidson of HASTAC has written a sensible article in response to the recent flurry of gloom and doom reactions to how the internet is ruining our brains. She also has a book forthcoming: “Now You See It: How the … Continue reading

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Consumption or creation? Bb and blogs

The phrase “a computer is just a tool” is often used to suggest that they are neutral, that the choices we make about the technologies we use have no impact on scholarship or teaching. Disagreeing completely with that idea,  I … Continue reading

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Snagged from the cloud recently

Mark Sample has posted a list of digital humanities sessions at the upcoming MLA (2011). Topics include distribution of labor in digital humanities, Computational Methods of Literary Research, publishing, research, writing, our online image, and many more. Cathy Davidson of … Continue reading

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Sustaining Digital History

The Sustaining Digital History project, funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities Digital Humanities Start-Up Grants seeks to “build a scholarly community for the practice of the emerging field of digital history.” They hosted a meeting on Oct. 1 … Continue reading

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