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Elon student creates interactive games for children

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Peter Traunfeld, a senior Computer Science major, has been researching a way to offer parents a technology that can teach, entertain, and potentially therapeutic benefits to their children. It’s cheap, it can be used at home, and it’s ideal for children that are sensory-seeking. With his own personal code, a Leap Motion sensor, and a Microsoft Kinect, Traunfeld has ...

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This Week in Tweets: November 16th, 2012

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In case you missed it, here’s what @elontechnology and @elonteaching have beentweetingthis week. If you aren’t using using Twitter yet, learn how to get started. Position open at Elon University. Managing Director, Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning. http://bit.ly/U1tvRw #jobs#Elon Learn how Elon professors have been using their blogs in the classroom: http://bit.ly/RSbsux A post by @caseybrown04 Moodle Q&A: How to transfer ...

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This Week in Tweets: November 9, 2012

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In case you missed it, here’s what @elontechnology and @elonteaching have been tweetingthis week. If you aren’t using using Twitter yet, learn how to get started. Position open at Elon University. Managing Director, Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning. http://bit.ly/U1tvRw #jobs#Elon Moodle Q&A: Student collaboration functions, by @sam_parkerrhttp://tinyurl.com/bg6gbc5 #Moodle#MoodleMusings New blog post from CATL. Inclusive Classrooms: Handling hot topics. http://tinyurl.com/b748c7s Media Services ...

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Getting started with Google Drive

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The rumors are true—Google Drive is the new adoptive parent of Google Docs. Google Drive is a free online file storage service. You can upload and share any kind of file to your Google Drive, including documents, spreadsheets, drawings, presentations, photos and videos so that they are accessible from any laptop, tablet or smartphone. In addition, ...

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Video Tutorials on Media Services Equipment

The world may know YouTube for its videos of puppies and song lyrics, but Media Services is using the public website for a more practical application. Located to the left upon entering Belk Library, Media Services loans equipment and provides assistance to students, faculty and staff. However, questions about equipment may arise after office hours. This ...

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This Week in Tweets: November 2, 2012

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In case you missed it, here’s what @elontechnology and @elonteaching have been tweetingthis week. If you aren’t using using Twitter yet, learn how to get started.  Moodle Q&A: How to collect assignments from groups, by@sam_parkerr http://tinyurl.com/cyu88d5 #Moodle #MoodleMusings Technology changing how students learn, teachers say http://nyti.ms/ViDVMy 5 blogging tips for newbies (teachers, students, and others) from #Duke http://bit.ly/TP6a5m Come check out our guide ...

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This Week in Tweets: October 26, 2012

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In case you missed it, here’s what @elontechnology and @elonteaching have been tweeting this week. If you aren’t using using Twitter yet, learn how to get started. Laptops in the Classroom: Are they a good or bad thing? By@sam_parkerr: http://tinyurl.com/cdjbb9a Moodle Q&A: Create Groups, by @sam_parkerr http://tinyurl.com/8n4pzzl #Moodle #MoodleMusings Inclusive classrooms: inclusive course design. New blog post from CATL. http://bit.ly/RgsAIy 5 useful iPad ...

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Getting started with YouTube

“Have you seen that latest video on YouTube?” YouTube has been a term synonymous with video watching, just as Facebook has been for social networking and Google with Internet searches. But this video-sharing site can be used for more than just uploading videos of music lyrics, puppies, and hilarious accidents. YouTube can actually be a fantastic ...

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This Week in Tweets: October 12, 2012

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In case you missed it, here’s what @elontechnology and @elonteaching have been tweeting this week. If you aren’t using using Twitter yet, learn how to get started. Interested in being the Faculty Fellow for Technology? Visithttp://bit.ly/RLt0YC for more information. Moodle Q&A: Make grades and feedback visible to studentshttp://bit.ly/OU9LxEWritten by @Sam_Parkerr Teaching and Learning Technologies newsletter is out. Info on Faculty Fellow, ...

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Getting Started with Pinterest

Pinterest, a social bookmarking site that allows you to collect, organize and share information you find on the web, provides a visually-rich way to share information with students. Though most “pinners,” or users, use Pinterest to organize photos and links of their favorite wedding dresses, chicken recipes and inspirational quotes, Pinterest can also be a ...

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