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Email’s one of those things we all have to deal with, whether we like it or not. It’s such a part of our day-to-day work lives that we’ve written quite a lot here over the years about it. For quite a while I’ve been using Airmail, in large part because it’s very capable of handling multiple email accounts. It also enables scheduling of emails, without the need to use a
Any lessons from @Apple?
This morning I sent the following email to the 2,253 subscribers to the Open Education Conference mailing list. I extend the same invitation to you. My apologies in advance for the length of this email, but I hope you’ll agree the subject warrants it. The work of the open education community is so important that we must leverage every resource available to better support student learning and success. The Open
On October 10, 2017 LUC’s online survey software application, Opinio, was upgraded to version 7.6.5. The upgrade provides a number of bug fixes and improvements, e.g., improved cell phone interface, as well as the addition of new features. Notable new features allow the user to: move surveys between folders using drag’n’drop and “move” buttons; search for surveys, folders, and users with the search field in the main menu bar; add
Faculty and researchers can be hesitant when it comes to sharing their work on social media. It’s up to communication professionals to explain the value in sharing their work. Hear from a long-time social media pro about building trust with some of your most skeptical colleagues – scientists. Learn how to take content from conferences and help researchers communicate real science via social media.
Faculty and researchers can be hesitant when it comes to sharing their work on social media. It’s up to communication professionals to explain the value in sharing their work. Hear from a long-time social media pro about building trust with some of ...
Does your wifi connection seem slow? Are you having trouble connecting to E-town’s wireless network? Look around for unfamiliar wifi signals in your area. These signals may belong to a device that broadcasts its own wifi signal, which interferes with the campus wireless network and slows down the internet connection for everyone. These devices include: wireless printers actively broadcasting, cellphone or personal hot spots, network routers, Google Chromecast devices, and
American public universities traditionally offer two very different prices for students: one for those coming from other states, and a much cheaper one for those who live in-state. Is it possible to consider another model, a scenario where campuses end in-state discounts? State College from above. Jan Murphy argues, provocatively, that Pennsylvania might be about to experiment with such an approach. It might not be deliberate, but the outcome of
Research, Collaboration, and Thorough Testing are Essential to Designing the Highest Quality Gamified Learning Experiences Think back to some of your very first educational experiences. It's highly likely that games played a role. They not only helped you acquire basic knowledge, they simply made the learning process more fun. Now fast forward to your later academic years. Not nearly as many games, if any, right? Yet despite more advanced
Digital Bodies: John Carmack explains virtual reality to five different people on five different levels of difficulty – from the child to the expert. Who better to do it than Carmack? The… The post John Carmack Explains Virtual Reality – from the Child to the Expert appeared first on Digital Bodies.