Faculty development: Available for remote presentations

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

PowerPoint presenter view in Zoom—with one monitor

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

Slides for Students: A Book Review

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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

Buzz in. Live!

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!

Buzz in!

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!

Spoonflower: Affordable fabric conference posters

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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

ParticiPoll: Poll Your Students during Class

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

Automatic Audio Tones to Start and End Class: Android

Mick MacLean (Buffalo State) emailed me with an interesting problem. When you’re teaching in a classroom without an easily visible clock or an easily visible but inaccurate clock, getting class started and ended on time is a challenge. He thought… Read moreAutomatic Audio Tones to Start and End Class: Android