Movie Monday archives

Sprint users can now use Google Voice more seamlessly

Sprint customers can now use their Google voice phone number as their main mobile number for free.  Google Voice and Sprint have teamed up to provide Sprint customers with the same great Google Voice features without the hassle of changing … Read

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How MetaFilter manages their online community

Matt Haughey, creator of the community weblog MetaFilter, recently shared his presentation online from SXSW.  Matt, along with only three other employees, successfully manages a collaborative online community that ranges from 12,000-50,000 member accounts of various activity.  They focus mainly … Read

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Use video to redefine time spent in the classroom

In this recent TED talk Salman Kahn, creator of the Kahn Academy, discusses his approach to teaching.  Kahn encourages teachers to deliver the majority of instruction through recorded videos and screencasts that the students watch before coming to class.  Class … Read

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Twitter search in Plain English

Recently we’ve been researching (well, more so than usual) how to incorporate free online tools, such as Twitter, into the professional routines of educators in a meaningful way. When features in Twitter such as hashtags, search, and trending topics are used … Read

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Four ways to access KU CRL videos online

On Mondays we try to start the out week with a video about education, technology, or both.  I thought I’d mix things up today by showing you where to find the videos that are (mostly) made right here at the … Read

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Managing passwords on a PC

Last week I explained how to install KeePass on a Mac.  This free password management application is also available for Windows.  The video below shows how to download and install Keepass on a PC.  The second half of the video … Read

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CES 2011: Recap

The 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) has come to a close after hosting over 140,000 industry professionals and 250 sessions featuring 900 speakers.  While it appears that not many “break-out” gadgets were released at this year’s CES, many updates … Read

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Create a presentation with Google Docs

In the video below, three guys partnered up to create what they call “the most awesome 450 page presentation ever.”  The fact that it took them three days to create the presentation using only Google Docs is also pretty awesome.  … Read

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Use your iPad to compose music

Add music classroom to the ever-growing list of places in education to implement an iPad.  While the concept of actually replacing instruments with computers isn’t feasible (or desired), the iPad does offer fun supplemental tools to help keep kids interested. … Read

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The spirit of the times: What we searched for in 2010

Google recently compiled the most sought-after topics on their search engine, worldwide, in the year 2010.  We stayed busy this past year keeping up with natural disasters, political crises, and economic downfalls, as well as scientific breakthroughs, pop culture icons, … Read

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