Category: Technology

iTeach/iCamp Deadline to Apply

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If you haven’t locked in your spot for iTeach (Juneau) or iCamp (Sitka) you may soon be out of time. The deadline is TODAY so get your application in as soon as possible. Why do we need a deadline? Whether you plan to attend iTeach Juneau (May 11-15) or iCamp Sitka (June 1-5) we need …

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Finding the Time to Improve Your Courses

It takes time to implement change. It takes time to analyze your students’ performance so you can determine what worked well and what needs to be modified or improved, added or deleted. It takes time, and sometimes peer assistance to figure out how to make the changes that you know you want in your course(s). iTeach …

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Infographics – A Chance to Receive a Free Piktochart Account!

Last week’s Tech Tuesday’s topic was on infographics so when I came across this offer I had to share! If you haven’t tried creating an infographic yet, here’s an incentive for you. Piktochart is giving away $150,000 in Edu Pro accounts to classrooms for their 3rd year anniversary! Throughout March, Piktochart will be giving out …

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Tech Tuesday – Twitter

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Think Twitter is just a waste of time? Think again. Its organizational structure makes it an effective tool for connecting with students and others online. Are you a Twitter skeptic or wary of the technology? Read How Twitter Can Be Used as a Powerful Educational Tool written by Alan November and Brian Mull and put …

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eTech Fair Recordings

If you are like me, you didn’t have time to attend all of the live UAA eTech Fair sessions you wanted during Distance Education week in November. I mentioned the 20 ways to use the Blackboard Collaborate Whiteboard for Student Engagement session to some of you and promised to share the link. For those of …

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Fried Friday & eTech Fair Starting Monday

It’s Friday again and you might be feeling like the “Apparently Kid,” Noah Ritter, in the video below.  Not to worry, some laughs from Noah combined with the weekend break, and you should be energized and ready for the eTech Fair starting on Monday November 10th. The UAA eLearning Workgroup is hosting the eTech Fair …

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Tech Tuesday – PowToon Giveaway

We’ve blogged about PowToon before and want to remind you to snag a free classroom account before it’s too late! PowToon’s giveaway for classroom accounts (1 teacher and 60 students) has proven so popular that they only have a few accounts left. Grab one ASAP before the promo closes this week! PowToon is an easy …

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Tech Tuesday – Online Teaching Tips (in 20 minutes)


Got 20 minutes? Then we’ve got a deal for you! The UAS Sitka Campus Title III program is offering UAS faculty the opportunity to start their week with dynamic, professional development delivered online in only 20 minutes! The program started in August but there are still 7 sessions remaining. If you contact Nicole this week …

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Tech Tuesday – Adobe Voice

Adobe Voice is today’s Tech Tuesday topic. We blogged about creating an online presence last week and Adobe Voice is one way you can do that! Adobe Voice is an iPad app that lets you easily create 60-90 second videos. This fun digital storytelling app allows you to make a professional impact by connecting with …

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