Tag Archives: web

Setting Email Triggers for Qualtrics Online Surveys

Qualtrics, as an online survey tool, is useful for creating a survey link that you may post to a website.  We often set up those web links for students to submit requests for assistance or information.  An easy way to … Continue reading

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Accessibility and Usability of Web Application Interfaces

Recently I have been working with two systems that allow a user to create, store, and share documents over the internet.  In general terms both of these applications are “accessible”; however, there are some noticeable differences in the usability of … Continue reading

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Making Arrangements for the (Digital) Afterlife

Most people I know conduct their lives half on- and half-offline.  I’ve gotten used to leaving little digital breadcrumbs (or is ‘droppings’ a more apt metaphor?) wherever I go.  I make sure my computer is as secure as possible and … Continue reading

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When Pearls Hold Your Web Pages

When working with web bookmarks, what is more satisfying that collecting good ones, organizing them, and sharing them the way that you want? Tags aside. Continue reading

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Morning Musings – Google Instant Search has arrived!

Yesterday marked a radical change in the way people search and find information via Google with the announcement of Instant Search.  Instead of typing an entire question, or query, Google Instant Search will dynamically display search results as you type. … Continue reading

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5 Firefox Plugins for Faculty

1. IE View: Lets you load pages in IE with a single right-click, or mark certain sites to always load in IE. Useful for incompatible pages, or cross-browser testing. This extension is very useful for viewing web sites that don’t … Continue reading

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Call for Proposals – BoilerWeb

BoilerWeb is a conference that takes place over two half days 0n March 22nd and 23rd in which there will be presentations on innovative uses of Web technology at Purdue. Continue reading

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Morning Musings: Five Years and Counting for YouTube

Happy 5th birthday YouTube!! At one billion videos served per day, making it the number one video website, YouTube has quickly become ingrained to our everday internet life. After a rocky start and unclear future of copyright and intellectual property … Continue reading

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