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Paper Towns… Or Modern Learning Communities

Who knew that online communities on YouTube and else where can be wonderful learning communities for young and old alike; places where we can follow our passions and help each other at the same time. John Green gives an inspiring

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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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Football (Soccer) Skills & Video Tools

My U11 girls soccer team had a fun, engaging, if unconventional practice last night, thanks to YouTube and the CoachesEye Sport Video Analysis App (iOS & Android. $5). Thanks to unseasonably cold weather (at least for Victoria, BC), made worse

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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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The Big Switch: iPhone 4S to Google Nexus 4

I’ve been a happy iPhone user since 2007, so my recent purchase of an Android phone was not a decision I took lightly. In the end, the lure of a larger high resolution display was enough for me to seriously

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UVic Law Student Technology Survey 2012

Introduction to the Survey Results In addition to the technology questions we’ve been asking UVic Law students over the past ten years, we decided for the first year to ask more detailed questions about student use of tablets and e-readers

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