Category Archive: Real Life Examples

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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Jun 04


Wanted to share a video I saw today about a YouTube channel called MinutePhysics. MinutePhysics is a YouTube channel made up by Henry Reich with the goal of explaining complicated physics concepts to the general audience.  He has done amazingly well, only being around for a year and having as of today 314,953 subscribers and …

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Jun 01

Presentation: The Role of Technology in the Life of a University-Level Educator

On behalf of UTS, I put on a presentation on the Role of Technology in the Life of a University-Level Educator.  If you attended, please fill in the following feedback form.   If you didn’t get to the presentation, you can still feel free to fill it out if you would like a copy of …

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May 10

The Young Teacher’s Guide To Using Technology In The Class Room

By Richard D Boyce You, as an inexperienced teacher, should begin with simple technology, slowly. You need to adopt the ‘KISS’ principle, i.e. ‘Keep it simple, stupid.’ Keep away from the ‘complicated teaching aids’ that the more advanced technology represents. That said, it is important to realise that no form of technology is the ‘be …

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Apr 23

Generating Cool Anonymous User Names for Students

If you want your students to all have usernames on a blog or a wiki or something like this, it’s a good idea to generate them yourself.  I learned this the hard one, when in one instance I was using a forum, and I let the students create their own usernames, one of them actually …

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May 24

ePortfolios in Education

Today’s #edchat was about using Portfolios in education.

Oct 01

Penn State DuBois Faculty Member using Technology in Biology

Mr. Robert Agnew, an instructor in Biology at the DeBois campus of Pennsylvania State University, has been recognized for his successes at using new high tech tools in the classroom, not only for integrating new technology, but also for replacing outdated techniques and practices with technological methods, resulting in significant changes to the program.