Monthly Archives: September 2011

iTunes U

I had a boss once who often used the quote: We have acres of diamonds in our own backyard. Today I ran across it (again) iTunes. What a great resource for educators and learners.  It distributes an amazing range of … Continue reading

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Women and tech careers

What can we do to get young women interested in tech careers? Recently I went to a “Tech Tek” presentation by the American Association of University Women – San Diego. The local branch sponsored a group of middle school girls … Continue reading

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Mac’s And PDF’s in Blackboard

If you are using PDF files in your Blackboard courses in either Safari or Firefox browsers, you probably experiencing frustration when they don’t appear. The solution: Use Google Chrome or the Schubert IT PDF plugin (from, recommended by the … Continue reading

Posted in Graphics for Teaching and Learning, Multimedia for Teaching and Learning | 25 Comments