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COHERE Conference EdTech Presentations Oct 22-23, 2015

I’m participating in three presentations at the COHERE Conference (Canada’s Collaboration for Online Higher Education and Research), and am leading two of them. First I’m presenting on behalf of George Veletsianos on a research paper that I helped gather and

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Good Security Hygine PSA: Google Password Alert

This is my Public Service Announcement for the day: If you use Google Chrome and Gmail, you should seriously consider installing the Google Password Alert extension, which will alerts you if someone or something logs into your Google account from

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Knowledge Management Tools for Academic Legal Researchers

Introduction: We’re going to look at 7 different tools that will help you develop a more efficient research work flow. It is not expected that you’ll use all the tools, but most students find that they’d have a hard time

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Class Preparation & Studying Suggestions

With two of my children taking college level courses now, I thought I’d put together a cheat sheet with best practices for preparing for classes and studying for exams and quizzes.  If you think I’ve missed anything, or can clarify

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Back to College Tech Guide 2014

It’s usually in August when people start asking me for advice on what laptop they should buy for their children heading off to university. If you are in a specialized technical oriented program like computer science, engineering or architecture, please

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My Research Interests

A video for my EDCI-515 class outlining some of my research interests: Links to things I referred to in the video: http://tie.uvic.ca – UVic Research Lab http://fusionreview.org – Video Feedback and Collaboration Tool http://prezi.com/zuhnbl1smxsg/flipped-classrooms-benefits-an-overview/ https://richmccue.com/2012/06/04/hot-off-the-ebook-press-research-collaboration-tools-for-students-staff-faculty-creating-a-modern-memex/

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Samsung S4 Beautiful But Unstable

The S4 has the most beautiful screen I’ve used on a mobile device,  unfortunately after one or two days of use I have to restart it because it’s either slowed to an unusable crawl, or frozen solid. If this had

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