The internet was invented because some scientists needed to share files so they could work together from different locations. And yet, 50 years later, that basic function remains problematic. There has not been a good way to share files and collaborate over the internet easily. There is now a better way, brought to you by the …Read more at the full article: Announcing BuckeyeBox: Collaborate in the Cloud
Tag Archives: Collaboration
Would you like to offer your students more opportunities for peer collaboration outside your regular class lecture time? Introducing… Piazza.com. Piazza is a web 2.0 tool designed to provide a venue for students and faculty to ask and answer questions collaboratively. What makes this discussion site unique is that for every question (or topic) posted, …Read more at the full article: Give Your Class a Piazza Party!
This was my first opportunity to attend the CIC TechForum and I was very excited for the opportunity. I am a new member of the Learning Technology Outreach Team and I hoped this conference would be a great place to network and learn from other Universities around the country. I was not disappointed.
My first breakout …Read more at the full article: CIC TechForum 2011
During a weekly staff meeting at the Digital Union, someone joked about our space being referred to as a ‘wireless’ room. The table was tangled with projector vga cables and dongles for various Macs. One attempt to clean things up led to a switch box, with 4 separate connectors for PC’s and our 3 generations …Read more at the full article: Wireless projection made easy
During Spring Quarter 2011, a group of faculty and students from the College of Education and Human Ecology met weekly to discuss and experience living and learning in an online knowledge-building collaborative space. In this project, we wanted to investigate what it feels like to be in a collaborative learning space. To do that we …Read more at the full article: Building Knowledge through Online Collaboration
Not long ago, I started listening to Pandora radio while grading papers for one of the colleges where I teach or while doing my own homework in the OSU School of Education Policy and Leadership. I really liked how I could program one artist and the online music station would offer me similar artists, some …Read more at the full article: Pandora Rocks! Collaboration and Exploration of Perspectives in the Classroom
The TurningPoint PC Advanced Training course is ideal for anyone who understands the mechanics of creating and facilitating basic presentations and generating reports. The topics covered in this session included TurningPoint Showbar, Demographics, Competitions, Priority Ranking, Picture Slides, and Presentation Settings. During this training, one of Turning’s newest …Read more at the full article: TurningPoint PC Advanced Training (01/18/2011)
One of the hot emerging social media sites is a service called Quora.
Started by former Facebook employees, Quora is a “continually improving collection” of questions and answers that are user created, edited, and organized. Quora aggregates all the questions and associated answers while allowing users to collaborate on any of them.
Head over TechTips …Read more at the full article: TechTips: The “Quora” Question and Answer Service
In this session, Valerie Rake provided instructors with technical experience and a discussion of pedagogical strategies for using a wiki as part of a course assignment. The focus was on how to create and edit pages, do basic formatting, and manage access levels when using Ohio State’s CarmenWiki. A document with …Read more at the full article: CarmenWiki (01/04/2011)