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Expanding our Focus: The iPad and Tablet User’s Group has been renamed the Mobile Technology User’s Group

In a move hinted at during our last meeting of the Spring 2013 semester, the “iPad and Tablet User’s Group” has been renamed  the “Mobile Technology User’s Group”.  There are several different reasons for this name change I would like … Continue reading

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What Can Camtasia Do for You?

As mentioned in Purdue Today, the University has purchased a site license for TechSmith’s all-in-one screen recording and editing software Camtasia.  It is already available for personal installation for most full-time faculty and staff who request it, and soon it … Continue reading

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The eTextbook unConference

This is part one of a post on the eTextbook UnConference hosted at the University of Illinois, on June 28-29th, 2012.  According to unconference.net, the term “unconference” arose as people in the technology industry started making conferences that stepped out … Continue reading

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Blackboard users group meets Jan. 31 to hear about Learn 9.1 features

The cross-campus Blackboard Users Group will meet from 1:30-2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 31. Users may attend in person or connect online via Adobe Connect. Users of Blackboard or other teaching and learning technology tools are invited to join this … Continue reading

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Blackboard Innovative Teaching Series for Faculty

Blackboard offers online webinars for Best Practices and pedagogy in online courses. Continue reading

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BoilerWeb 2011: The Emerging Web Technologies Conference for Purdue Web Professionals

With a tagline like “cultivating Purdue’s web expertise”, I don’t need to say how the annual BoilerWeb conference will benefit anyone at Purdue with an interest in web technologies.  This networking and learning event will take place this year on … Continue reading

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Awards for Distance Education Excellence available

The Office of the Provost has funded two $1000 cash awards to reward excellence in a distance learning activity at any of Purdue’s campuses.  Deadline for submitting a nomination is February 25th.  Details are available in this memo that Mickey … Continue reading

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New 2011 Spring Semester Training Offered

ITaP Academic Technologies offers training sessions to start off the Spring 2011 Semester! Continue reading

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