KeyRocket: Updated

A couple months ago I wrote about a new tool that just launched. KeyRocket has grown up in that short time. Time for an update. Ready to learn some keyboard shortcuts for Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook? Download KeyRocket, and… Read moreKeyRocket: Updated

Dropquest II

[Update 5/21/2012: Dropquest deadline is June 2, 2012.  Check out Dropbox’s new “get space” page.] Last year Dropbox hosted a scavenger hunt of sorts that awarded players extra Dropbox space. They’re ready to launch the second incarnation. As you solve… Read moreDropquest II

KeyRocket: Master MS Office Keyboard Shortcuts

[Update 6/6/2012 : See this newer blog post on KeyRocket.] I’m a fan of keyboard shortcuts. A few months ago I wrote a blog post on Shortmarks, a service that lets you create shortcuts to websites. This time I’m writing… Read moreKeyRocket: Master MS Office Keyboard Shortcuts

Time to Text? SendHub

New data from the Pew Internet and American Life Project finds “63% of all teens say they exchange text messages every day with people in their lives. This far surpasses the frequency with which they pick other forms of dailycommunication, including… Read moreTime to Text? SendHub

Move Desktop to Dropbox

I sometimes use my computer’s desktop to store newly-created files or newly-downloaded files that I’m working on. On more than one occasion I have gotten home only to realize that the files I want are on my work desktop. A solution… Read moreMove Desktop to Dropbox

Dropbox Update

Dropbox users, If you’ve visited the website recently, you’ve noticed some changes. The site is now ‘cleaner’ and easier to use – not that it was difficult before. For those of you who spend a goodly bit of time… Read moreDropbox Update

The Horizon Report in Action: Emerging Technologies Today and Tomorrow

Live blogging from EDUCAUSE’s session on the Horizon Report. The Horizon Report “review[s] various emerging technologies likely to have a significant impact on teaching, learning, or creative expression over the next five years and highlight how institutions across the world… Read moreThe Horizon Report in Action: Emerging Technologies Today and Tomorrow

Applying Psychological Science: Practice at Retrieval

A group of psychological scientists have identified 25 principles of learning. Of those 25, this group identified 9 to explore in greater depth as they relate to instruction. In this series of posts, I’ll look at each in turn, discussing… Read moreApplying Psychological Science: Practice at Retrieval

EDUCAUSE: Emerging Technology Today and Tomorrow

The following is copied from the EDUCAUSE website. Hope to see you online at this webinar! EDUCAUSE Live! Webinar March 5—The Horizon Report in Action: Emerging Technologies Today and Tomorrow Speaker: Malcolm Brown, Director, EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative, EDUCAUSE Veronica Diaz, Associate Director, EDUCAUSE… Read moreEDUCAUSE: Emerging Technology Today and Tomorrow

QTT: Downloading Files (Chrome)

Quick Tech Tip: When using Chrome, downloaded files appear at the bottom of the browser window. Want to save it someplace rather than keep it in your downloads folder? Click and drag the file to your desktop or into a… Read moreQTT: Downloading Files (Chrome)