Student Use of Laptops in the Classroom

Today we’re having a discussion about students using laptops in the classroom. What policies do faculty on campus have? How has it worked in their classrooms? What can we learn from one another regarding this topic? I’ve included a few articles for context. “Note-Taking Strategies to Improve Learning“—The main take away is that rote transcription […]

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How to Download Embedded Videos from Powerpoint

The Problem: You’ve inherited a powerpoint presentation with embedded videos and you need the videos. Perhaps, you want to use them for something else, or maybe you want to stick them in the same directory in a hope that makes the videos play consistently. The Answer: Change .pptx to .zip in the filename and voila! You […]

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Free 12-Month License for Adobe Presenter

I’ve not used Adobe Presenter, but from now until the end of November 2013 educators can download a 12-month license for free. If you’ve used the software, what’s been your experience? What advice do you have for fellow educators interested in Adobe Presenter?

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