For this Game-Based Learning lunch series workshop, we joined Jane Wright from OSU Extension, along with Dan Rockwell and Jeremy Patterson from the Ohio State Technology Commercialization and Knowledge Transfer office. We got an inside look at how development is progressing for a project to develop Total Animal. Total Animal is a mobile app that digitizes existing content from Ohio 4-H …Read more at the full article: Game-Based Learning Lunch: Teaching About Animals–Total Animal and TCO (5/17/2013)
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The April 30, 2013 edition of Campus Technology includes Mary Grush’s interview with Robbie Melton, the Tennessee Board of Regents’ (TBR) Associate Vice Chancellor for Mobilization and Emerging Technology. Melton described TBR’s role in identifying and evaluating mobile devices as well as apps that have been developed for education and workforce development. TBR’s Mobile App …Read more at the full article: Apps for Education
OSU Mobile 2.0 for iOS was released in the App Store on March 1. Several months in the making, it represents a significant effort to improve the user experience and prepare for a long future of supporting students, staff, and faculty across campus. To understand how we got here, it helps to look back on …Read more at the full article: OSU Mobile 2.0: From Inception to Release
As a yearly attendee of the Innovate conference, I seek out sessions featuring applications I can use for teaching secondary level students and in my work with college students. Several sessions at Innovate 2013 introduced me to technology that I can use in my teaching to encourage my students’ learning and engagement.
One of the most …Read more at the full article: Innovate 2013: Using Evernote to Help Flip the Classroom in Secondary Education
As you probably know, Google Reader joins the long list of retired Google products this July 1st. Bye bye, old friend. You had a good run, but it’s time for us to move on.
“But how,” you ask. “How can I move on?”
I know you’re hurting. You’re confused. How could they? It’s not the first time …Read more at the full article: “I can’t go on. I’ll go on”: Life after Google Reader!
Digital First is hosting a one day iTunes U Faculty & Staff Bootcamp in the Digital Union at 171 Hagerty Hall on May 17, 2013. This bootcamp will function as an intense workshop with the goal of providing faculty with time and expert support from Apple & Digital First staff in efforts to create an …Read more at the full article: Digital First On-Campus iTunes U Bootcamp
All of us have to manage some level of stress in our everyday lives. Fortunately, technology can help bring relief. Below are some websites that recommend and describe a variety of helpful apps for stress relief.
1) Back at the start of 2013, USA Today offered a list of the top 8 iPhone apps to help us de-stress in the …Read more at the full article: De-Stress Yourself
After a long, snowy winter, finally we don’t need calendars to confirm that it’s springtime in central Ohio. Last weekend I was thrilled to get my gardening hands in the dirt again. Unfortunately, I’ve a huge weed removal project to complete—chiefly involving creeping Charlie, intertwined with an insidious form of garlic chives I naively (and knuckleheadedly) planted back in …Read more at the full article: Mobile Apps Help Gardeners “Weed It and Reap”
“Can you zoom in any more?” is a common question that I hear when showing friends and family pictures that I have taken with my smartphone. If you use your phone as your prodominant camera, then you probably have experience the same thing.
Almost all smart devices lack optical zoom, the ability to really “zoom-in” with …Read more at the full article: iPhone Photography – Telescopic Lens
One of the most exciting changes for this year’s Innovate conference is its expansion – a whole new half-day (March 27) added exclusively for hands-on implementation.
Here’s how it will work:
Same spaces, new setup.
Day 2 will take place in the 4-H Center, the same venue as Day 1. Four breakout spaces used in Day 1 will …Read more at the full article: Innovate Day 2 Preview