Archive for 2013

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Minimizing Media File Sizes

Tips on Keeping Media File Sizes Small QuickTime Screen Capture (with audio) • Screen captures are very much dependent on what’s being captured on the screen. If you attempt to capture a lot of activity on the screen, the file sizes will be much larger than a screen capturing less movement and activity. Resolution isn’t […]

How to OCR a .PDF File

Suppose you wanted to digitize a magazine article or a chapter from a textbook. Maybe you’re putting a great research study article up on Moodle, and you want your students or a fellow colleague to read it. You could spend hours retyping the article, or you could simply scan the article and save it as […]

The Flipped Class: Myth vs. Reality

Many educators are experimenting with the idea of a flipped classroom model. So what is it and why are educators talking about it? The flipped classroom model encompasses any use of using Internet technology to leverage the learning in your classroom, so you can spend more time interacting with students instead of lecturing. This is most […]

7 Random, Useful, and Free iPhone Apps

1. RunKeeper RunKeeper is similar to Nike+, designed for keeping track of workout distances. However, while previously offered as ‘pro’ and ‘free’ versions, the developer now includes all the features in one free app. This allows users to utilize the iPhone’s GPS capabilities to track jogging and cycling routes, and examine mapping and details of your […]