The iPad apps I Can’t Live Without

I was recently  reading The Chronicle of Higher Education’s Prof Hacker Blog when I stumbled across an interesting post entitled 5 iPad Applications I Can’t Live Without (and Why) (http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/5-ipad-applications-i-cant-live-without-and-why/25907).  After reading this article I wondered: “If I had to choose, what would be on the top of my App list?”… so here they are!…Continue Reading The iPad apps I Can’t Live Without

Coding the Web With Style

Coding the web with style In a previous post, we covered the basics of HTML, the markup language of the internet. We explored ways to divide content into different kinds of contextual containers using tags, and we saw some rudimentary formatting as a result. But how do really style the web? How do we control…Continue Reading Coding the Web With Style

TTL is on the Move Again!

The Technology for Teaching and Learning Group is on the move again – This time back to our permanent home in the Gordon Library (GL225)! There are some new exciting changes in the Gordon Library that we are really excited about and we think you will be too.  This renovation has created a  new WPI…Continue Reading TTL is on the Move Again!

Ride the (Google) Wave! The Opening of Google Wave and Google Voice.

This summer has been an exciting time over at Google.  Just this past month Google announced the the public availability of Google Voice and of its newest collaboration product, Google Wave.  So what are these two new products? Google Voice: Google Voice, the Google reincarnation of GrandCentral, is essentially a phone management system.  Users of…Continue Reading Ride the (Google) Wave! The Opening of Google Wave and Google Voice.

Navigate Windows 7 like an Expert in the eClassroom and Beyond

This fall you may notice a new change in the eClassrooms on campus – Windows 7! The IT department has been actively deploying Microsoft Windows 7 to the campus computer labs and E-Classroom instructor workstations with the goal of completing the task by A-term 2010. Windows 7 offers a similar windows environment to Vista with…Continue Reading Navigate Windows 7 like an Expert in the eClassroom and Beyond

Moving Forward, Looking Back – Asking Adjunct Questions in Class

“It is one thing to find out, from asking a question, that the majority do not understand.  It is quite another to then summon up one’s best elucidation of the point in question, ask another question, and find the majority still do not understand.”  -Louis Abrahamson in Audience Response Systems in Higher Education: Applications and…Continue Reading Moving Forward, Looking Back – Asking Adjunct Questions in Class