Category: Tools

Adobe Flash Solutions

In last weeks FLC, I reminded you that Adobe Flash was at “end of life” on December 31st.  Flash content will be blocked from running on Flash Players beginning on January 12, 2021.  I also wanted to remind you of which file formats you want to look for when you assess if you have Flash …

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Flash Player – End of Life

We are ending the first week of December so I wanted to remind you of the “End of Life” for Adobe Flash.  The last day for Flash is December 31, 2020. History Flash started out as SmartSketch, which was created by FutureWave Software in around 1993. It was retooled with animation features and renamed FutureSplash …

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Setting up Appointments in Google Calendar

As the Semester winds down, and you get more questions from students, my tip for today is to use Google Calendar to set up Office Hour Appointment slots. This is easily done in your Google Calendar. The following video will walk you through the process. If you still have questions on setting up or sharing …

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Top Tools for Learning 2020

For the 14th year in a row, Jane Hart has ranked the top tools in technology, using data she has collected from people around the world. The list was compiled based on 2,369 votes from 45 countries. Of particular interest is the Top 100 Tools for Education. Click on the picture to see the Top …

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UAS DASHBOARD Data Training with Kristen Handley

Here is an important training that was presented by Kristen Handley, who is the Institutional Effectiveness Director at UAS.  This hour long training takes you through a number of dashboards that will help get you the data you need on the Institutional Effectiveness – Student Data website. Here is a breakdown of what you will …

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14 Seminars For Job Seekers

The UAS Sitka campus Title III Complete to Compete grant program has a series of Zoom seminars for job seekers. They are for new college graduates, current college students, or anyone considering a job change or looking for work. The presenter of the first eight is Deborah Rydman, Career Services Coordinator/VA School Certifying Official for the University …

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Flash Video Content

Adobe Flash is a platform that has been around since the early 2000’s and was instrumental in making multimedia accessible.  It was incorporated into many programs and helped make streaming video easier.  Unfortunately, Flash also has had security issues, so Adobe is discontinuing Flash at the end of 2020. Some Browsers are already blocking Flash …

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Top Tools for Learning 2019

Here is the yearly list of tools that are used for learning in education as ranked by peers around the world who took the survey in the Spring of this year.  This is the 13th year that Jane Hart (from the Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies) has compiled the list and not only gives …

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FlipGrid

Are you looking for a “simple to use” video communication tool that can enhance teacher to student, and student to student presence? FlipGrid might be the tool you’re looking for. FlipGrid is easy to use, and it’s Free!!! You can set the topic and then your students can respond in a video message that is …

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VoiceThread 5 of 5

Last One!!!  Here is the 5th of the 5 part series.  In this episode we look at “Advanced Skills” such as integrating Google Drive, changing the speed of auditory comments, and changing text size of text comments.  It also looks at changing presentation settings, and much, much more!   This video is about 34 minutes …

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