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Advantages of eTextbooks

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Advantages of eTextbooks

The ‘e’ in eTextbook stands for “electronic”. These are textbooks that can be read and annotated from laptops, eBook Readers, tablets and even smartphones. There are many advantages to using eTextbooks, here are a few we find notable: Lower Cost Than Print Books Most of the time eTextbooks are a fraction of the cost compared […]

GoReact

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GoReact

GoReact is an online video recording tool used to provide feedback for speeches, presentations, and other types of performance-based skills. This tool will allow you to provide commentary on live video as well as previously recorded video. Provide meaningful feedback for students with the interactive features of GoReact. Offer time-stamped comments within a video so that […]

PowerPoint Narration

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PowerPoint Narration

Sometimes it can be difficult to communicate everything you would like to in an online PowerPoint document. With PowerPoint’s narration feature you are able to add speech to your slides. The video below will guide you through the steps in how to use PowerPoint’s narration feature. Please note that if you want to use PowerPoint […]

ThingLink

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ThingLink

Have you ever shared a really complex picture and realized that a simple caption does not do it justice? Meet ThingLink, an awesome image tagging platform that brings images to life. This week on Tech Spotlight we’re going to explore the basics of thinglink and how to create a sample ThingLink. Check out this sample ThingLink.

Canvas Commons

Canvas Commons

Canvas Commons

Canvas Commons is an open educational resource (OER). Canvas Commons allows instructors to import content created by other Canvas users into their own courses. It also allows instructors to upload their own content to share with others. Check out the video below to learn more about Canvas Commons.