Category: Tools

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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VoiceThread 4 of 5

Here is the 4th of the 5 part series.  It is focused on VoiceThread in our Learning Management System (LMS), Blackboard.  There is a lot of great information in this video about building links that are graded and ungraded, the grading interface with Blackboard, copying a VoiceThread to a new semester, and even shows an …

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VoiceThread 3 of 5

Half way there!! Here is the 3rd of the 5 part series on VoiceThread.  This episode is focused on moderating comments, different types of replies, and copying a VoiceThread.   This is another video that is about 23 minutes long, so you might want to watch in multiple sittings, or watch the whole thing and …

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VoiceThread 2 of 5

Here is the 2nd of the 5 part series on VoiceThread.  This video’s main concentration is on Groups and Sharing your VoiceThread.   This video is about 25 minutes long, so you might want to watch in multiple sittings, or watch the whole thing and then come back to sections to refresh your knowledge as …

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