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Have you seen the new Google Drive? Check out the link for a description of an video walkthrough of the revised interface. One notable update is that Drive will support native Office editing. #fb
Google Drive is being updated today, bringing in an updated UI and usability tweaks. The update is rolling out slowly, but the differences ...
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For anyone venturing out to Independence Day celebrations this weekend, here's some tips from our friends at B&H Photo/Video on getting the best fireworks photos.

http://www.bhphotovideo.com/explora/photography/tips-and-solution/how-photograph-fireworks?BI=4906
Was it not snowing in the Northeast just a few weeks ago? It seems like it. But, whoa! The Fourth of July is now just a couple days away and that means cookouts, friends, summer fun, and... fireworks! Do you want to preserve the memory of that awesome neighborhood fireworks show? Let's discuss the best ways to try to make a memorable photograph commemorating the event.
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We first spotted this at http://www.freetech4teachers.com/. The Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongawera is offering over 30,000 images available for download and re-use in high resolution.
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Moodle Gradebook Survey 2
On May 12, we posted about a survey Moodle's founder and creator, Martin Dougiamas, had posted inquiring about the Moodle grade book. He has taken the results of that survey and created a more specific query. The message from Martin Dougiamas is below: Hi a...
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If you frequent eBay, you should probably change your password.
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This is a great tip for a workflow that will allow you to see different parts of a Google Doc at once. this is especially helpful if you have a long document and need to see bibliography and inline citations at the same time. #fb  
As part of my doctoral studies I am finding myself writing papers that are multiple pages in length. I find I need to be at different parts of the document at the same time. Such as the section I a...
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Came across a non-linear story telling tool while at a conference. It looks pretty cool and is in active development. #fb   #Twine  
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If you ever encounter an issue with any Google App, check this page first to see if there is an ongoing issue. 
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If you are looking for a video editor for Windows you may want to check out this list.
Video has become an incredibly common part of everyday life. People take videos on smartphones, upload them via YouTube, and share them on Facebook. You'd think, then, that free video editors would be common, but it turns out the selection is limited for anyone not blessed with Mac OS X (and, as a result, access to…
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THATCamp Milwaukee
The instructional technology team had the opportunity to attend THATCamp Milwaukee this past weekend. It was a wonderful time meeting and dialoging with peers. Below is the Twitter stream from the conference. Tweets about "#thatcampmke"
The instructional technology team had the opportunity to attend THATCamp Milwaukee this past weekend. It was a wonderful time meeting and dialoging with peers. Below is the Twitter stream from the conference. Tweets about "#t...
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Instructional Technology assists Beloit College faculty and students with finding and using innovative technology resources for teaching and learning.  Contact us or stop by our offices for help with Moodle, audio, video, or image editing, scanning, presentation creation, website development, and more.