Monthly Archives: April 2008

Teaching w/ Technology Tuesdays – Second Life

Kari Swanson, Acting Head of the Science Libraries, took us on a tour of Second Life with her avatar Kari Meadowbrook. Second Life is a 3-dimensional online environment populated by graphical representations (avatars) of over 1 million people. Kari explained … Continue reading

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Teaching w/ Technology Tuesdays – Custom Google Maps

Many of us are familiar with the most basic capabilities of Google Maps: finding a street, getting driving directions, and switching to “Satellite” view to see our homes and other favorite places from above. In this week’s Teaching with Technology … Continue reading

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Teaching w/ Technology Tuesdays – Class Blogs

Seth Fein, Professor of History, demonstrated and discussed how class blogs have been used for the last few semesters in his classes. In his current course on Film and History he and his students are using a WordPress blog set … Continue reading

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Librarians and Faculty as Partners: Collaboration at Work

Are you a faculty member who * finds your students’ research projects disappointing? * is puzzled by students’ lack of information literacy, despite their savvy with technology? If you want to help turn this around, librarians can be your best … Continue reading

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Augmented Reality: New Strategies for Mobile Learning

When: Monday, April 14 at 1:00 p.m. Where: Room L01 in the Collaborative Learning Center downstairs in the Bass Library Who and What: Judy Perry Research Associate, Teacher Education Program, from MIT will discuss augmented reality (AR) experiences and ongoing … Continue reading

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Teaching w/ Technology Tuesdays – Zotero

Gregory Eow, Kaplanoff Librarian for American History, demonstrated Zotero’s features and discussed the research and teaching applications of Zotero. He explained that Zotero was developed at the Center for History and New Media at George Mason University. Zotero is Albanian … Continue reading

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Zotero Workshop

This workshop will introduce you to Zotero, a free online software that helps you collect, manage, and cite research sources. Please bring your own laptop if you have one so we can assist you in setting up Zotero on your … Continue reading

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Introduction to GIS Mapping and ESRI’s ArcGIS Software

There are still some seats left for this week’s GIS Workshop, Introduction to GIS Mapping and ESRI’s ArcGIS Software. The workshop will be on Wednesday, April 2nd, and will be held in The Bass Library Electronic Classroom L06A, from 1pm … Continue reading

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