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Google Keep’s Location Reminder: Helping Me Use All Those Christmas Gift Cards & More!

The other day I received a $25 gift card from my favourite Outdoor supply store, Mountain Equipment Coop (MEC). I know I’ll be able to use it eventually, but given the sad state of my memory, how will I remember

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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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MOOC’s, 1 to 1 Laptop Programs, Flipped Learning, iPads: Is EdTech Worth the Investment?

This morning I spoke to a great group of Faculty from UVic’s English Language Centre about the value of educational technology.  Below are the slides from my presentation and I’ve also included a link to a PDF with my presentation notes for

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UVic Law Student Technology Survey 2014

Introduction to the Survey Results The 11th annual law student technology survey results are now in.  The report reflects the responses of 27 incoming and transferring UVic law students during their week of classes, which yielded a 25% plus response

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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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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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