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Date registered: August 1, 2010

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  1. 3 ways to make the math labs actually useful to you! — October 1, 2015
  2. 3 steps to make good quality study goals — September 29, 2015
  3. Changing parts of already existing commands and environments in LaTeX — July 4, 2013
  4. Some very cool news! — June 7, 2013
  5. Google Keep VS Evernote — March 22, 2013

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Oct 01

3 ways to make the math labs actually useful to you!

These are the notes from a Periscope video I did on 2015-10-01.  Follow me on Periscope to be able to watch future videos! 3 ways to make the math labs actually useful to you!   Actually show up We made these courses to NEED labs. By not showing up, you have no chance of using …

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Sep 29

3 steps to make good quality study goals

Welcome to the notes from my first Math SCOPE! Depending on how this goes in the future I may make these more detailed. If people like this set up, who knows where this will go next week/month/year. For now, this is just the notes I used to speak today. SMART Study Goals – Specific. Goals …

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Jul 04

Changing parts of already existing commands and environments in LaTeX

In using the exam document class, I thought it would be nice to be able to include a new page at the end of every solution. The solutions I had in this particular document were long, and to separate the solutions from the next questions, I thought this would be nice. The nicest way would …

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Jun 07

Some very cool news!

The Office of the Vice-President (Research and International) here at the University of Manitoba publishes ResearchLIFE magazine. ResearchLIFE was launched in January 2009. Two issues are published per year (January & July). This year, they decided to do a special issue called TeachingLIFE, focusing on teaching at the UofM. They decided to write an article …

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Mar 22

Google Keep VS Evernote

Google Keep with a few notes

While reading a LifeHacker article today, came across a reference to something new called “Google Keep“.  Having never heard of it, I thought I would check it out.  I love Google as a company, and take every piece of software they come out with automatically as a serious contender. But then I found out what …

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Jan 08

Sad at the loss of Google Appointment Slots? Use YouCanBook.Me!

Hey everyone, Heard today that Google has gotten rid of their Calendar Appointment Slots…and this was a shock to me, but not because I love them, but because I had never heard of them!!  Oh wow, these could have been cool to use!  However, because I didn’t know they existed, and I wanted the functionality, …

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Nov 28

UTS Article: Getting More Productive with AutoHotKey

University of Manitoba: University Teaching Services Path To Pedagogy, v21 (1), Fall 2012.  Pages 24-25 Click to view full screen UTS Newsletter Website Bookmark on DeliciousDigg this postRecommend on FacebookShare on LinkedinShare with StumblersTweet about itSubscribe to the comments on this postPrint for later

Nov 10

Open Courses: Changing the Higher Education Scene

By Emily Sismour Want to take a course from M.I.T., one of the most revered technology schools in the world? You don’t have to have almost-perfect SAT scores, you don’t have to have a 4.0 GPA, you don’t have to pay the $50,000 tuition – in fact, you don’t even have to be enrolled as …

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Nov 04

AutoHotKey + Evernote = Cool!

This blog post will be continually updated with cool AutoHotKey scripts I find / come up with for use with Evernote. Please comment if you have any cool ones you would like to share! Open Evernote Probably one of my most useful AutoHotKey scripts. Open and bring Evernote to the front from anywhere, whether it …

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Oct 10

How to Find Open Educational Resources on the Internet

By Viv Rolfe What are OER? Open Education Resources (OERs) and Open Education Practices (OEP) are changing the education sector around the world, with teachers and lecturers placing their learning and teaching materials on the internet for others to use. This article is one of a series that talks about open education. OERs that have …

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