Zoom has two kind of updates: prompted and manual. With the prompted updates, when you run Zoom on your computer, Zoom will give you a pop-up that says, “Hey! There’s a new version of Zoom. Download it.” With the manual… Read moreZoom updates
I have been getting inquiries regarding my availability to present to faculty remotely. I am very happy to do this. Most commonly, I have given presentations on using the tech tools and tips covered in this blog to make your… Read moreFaculty development: Available for remote presentations
Are you teaching remotely using Zoom? And you only have one monitor? Do you miss using PowerPoint presenter view in your classroom? PowerPoint presenter view This is what presenter view looks like. When you have a computer screen and a… Read morePowerPoint presenter view in Zoom—with one monitor
Several years ago, I moved away from using presentation slides in my courses. They just didn’t work with the interteaching model I had started using. Instead, I returned to where I started my career: writing on the board. My current… Read moreSlides for Students: A Book Review
Some instructors and students like to use a Jeopardy! format to review course content. I’ve learned that it’s not my thing, but I’m happy to support those of you who are into it. First, you need a Jeopardy! board. I… Read moreBuzz in. Live!
NOTE May 22, 2019: QBBuzzer appears to be no more. Instead, use BuzzIn.Live. Just as free and even easier to use. ********************* Yesterday a colleague sent an email to our faculty asking if anyone had buzzers she could borrow for a… Read moreBuzz in!
One of my favorite conference activities is attending poster sessions. I especially love hearing from undergraduates about their research. The topic isn’t even that important to me. In fact, the less I know about the topic, the more fun it… Read moreSpoonflower: Affordable fabric conference posters
When presenting, I sometimes want to show something on my screen that is small. In Chrome, I can zoom in with CTRL + [plus sign], zoom out with CTRL + [minus sign], and return to normal with CTRL + [zero]…. Read moreMagnifier [Windows]
For the frequent users of YouTube, here are a handful of useful keyboard shortcuts. Shout out to this MakeUseOf article for this set of tips.
I’ve written before about polling options like Socrative and Plickers. ParticiPoll is for those who like to have polls embedded in PowerPoint (works in Office 2010 and higher for Windows; Office 2016 for Mac as of 9/30/2016) but don’t like… Read moreParticiPoll: Poll Your Students during Class