Digital Identity: What to Put on a Faculty Website

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What should a faculty member or advanced graduate student put on a faculty website? In this post, Kim covers what you might want to include in on a basic professional website.

Academic Technology Links for 9-19-12

In this week’s links, you’ll read about how to think about counting multimedia projects for tenure, favorite iPad apps for teachers, and Coursera’s latest expansion. Enjoy!

Google Course Builder — E-Learning, Google Style

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With the announcement of the Google Course Builder, a tool for building online courses, what can we expect from this tool, and where might it lead?

Academic Technology Links for 9-12-12

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For this week, check out the Google Course Builder, a review of a statistics MOOC, how Google Maps make their maps, the best iPad apps for teaching, and which browsers to use with Blackboard. Enjoy!

From Word to Dropbox and Back Again — Sharing Comments on Text Documents

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How do you go about editing and commenting on the same document while in an online writing group or working on other collaborative projects? In this post, I test out two different methods for sharing and commenting on text documents — a Microsoft Word and Dropbox combination and Google Drive. As a bonus, I also test out Scrivener’s ability to convert comments to a Word document.

Links for 9-5-12

In this week’s linked articles, you’ll find out about peer grading in Coursera, an explanation of what a PhD lab in “digital knowledge” is, an infographic of the growth of the internet, a blurb on a new book about being successful in college, and the perils of teaching online. Enjoy!

Academic Technology Links 8-29-12

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In this week’s links, read about student feelings about e-textbooks, reports of plagiarism in MOOCs, “digital faculty,” and the potential of video assignments.

Open Source Textbook Resources

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Open source textbooks have been getting a lot of attention over the past few months, so in this post, Kim has brought together some resources for people interested in this free resource.

Academic Technology Links for 8-22-12

This week’s links include author China MiĆ©ville on readers remixes, a guide to Evernote, Udacity cancelling a math course due to “low quality,” and saying “yes” to academics self-publishing their work.

Links for 8-15-12

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In this weeks links, you’ll find an attempt to define “MOOC,” a useful update for Google Scholar, an earth simulation that may predict the future, and suggestions for keeping your online accounts secure.