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YouTube Video Editor -> Free & Easy Video Editing for the Masses!

The YouTube Video editor has made creating your own custom video more accessible and easier than ever. Video editing was once the domain of expensive video software and high end computers. The YouTube Video Editor is makes video editing available for free

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Create an eBook in 10 Minutes

For my eBook workshop at Olds College’s iSpark conference on May 14, 2014: Step 1: Open “eBookPublishingMadeEasy.docx” file in Microsoft Word. Step 2a: In Windows Word 2013, “File” -> “Export” -> “Change File Type” -> “Save As a Web page”.

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New Educational Technology + Old Pedagogy = No Significant Difference?

The Seductive Nature of New Technologies For many technically savvy educators, myself included, the excitement and newness of a recently developed educational technologies are hard to resist. Whether it be true or not, there is usually an expectation that the

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Email Encryption for Gmail… Yes We Can!

For a long time now, I’ve used Gmail because of how convenient it is. From a security perspective, Google encrypts all the traffic between your computer and their servers using HTTPS, however if you send an email to a non-Gmail

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UVic Law Student Technology Survey 2013

Introduction to the Survey Results The 10th annual law student technology survey results are now in.  I’m happy to also announce that the survey will be administered to a wide range of students in different faculties across campus this fall.

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Flipped Classroom Benefits – My Summary

For anyone who’s interested, here are the Prezi slides from my “Flipped Classroom” presentation in the Library this week: Flipped Classroom Benefits. The 2010 University of Illinois study I refer to near the end of the presentation, shows pre-class quiz

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One World Schoolhouse – Book Review

As Sal Khan admits in his book, One World Schoolhouse, that he has not proposed anything particularly new, but the popularity of his non-profit Khan Academy website has given him a prominent platform to advocate for educational change in the

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