Fitbit Charge HR Review: Overhyped and Underwhelming

Posted on: March 31, 2015 | By: Michael Vaughn | Filed under: Tech Tips
Fitbit Charge HR

Here’s the dirty secret about fitness tracker reviews: Most of them aren’t accurate. A reviewer will get a fancy new fitness tracker from the manufacturer, toy around with it for a day or so, then write up a review based on that limited use. I suspect that’s one of the reasons Fitbit’s new Charge HR has …

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Adobe Voice: Presentations with personality

Posted on: October 26, 2014 | By: Aurora Albi-Mercier | Filed under: Productivity, Tech Tips, Writing with Thumbs

I’ve been abroad for a little over a month and a half now, and it’s been quite the adventure. As a good student/daughter/friend, I’ve been trying to document my time through pictures and videos that I can share or send to friends and family. To be honest, sharing photos through Facebook and Instagram is all …

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Nerdy fitness tools

Posted on: October 10, 2013 | By: Michael Vaughn | Filed under: Tech Tips
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How much do you move each day? What’s your average heart rate? How far did you jog this morning? These simple metrics can tell you a lot about your health and fitness levels, and they’re easier than ever to track with nothing more than your smartphone. Disclaimer: Consult with your doctor before making any significant changes …

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Countdown: Campus Technologies’ most popular blog posts: #5

Posted on: December 17, 2012 | By: Sam Parker | Filed under: Technology@Elon, Teaching and Learning, Announcements

Number Five With 127 total pageviews, “Laptops in the classroom: Are they a good or bad thing?” by Sam Parker secured number five on our list. The blog post highlights conversations that occurred at a luncheon created to facilitate conversations among faculty about the use of laptops and other mobile devices in the classroom. Read the …

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Leveraging mobile devices as clickers

Posted on: October 25, 2012 | By: Dan Reis | Filed under: Instructional Technologies, Teaching and Learning, Clickers
GoSoapBox on multiple screens

Teaching and Learning Technologies (TLT) is piloting new clicker technologies this academic year. Last time, we talked about traditional hardware clickers we are piloting. This post talks about a new kind of clicker that uses the internet and mobile devices.

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Laptops in the classroom: Are they a good or bad thing?

Posted on: October 22, 2012 | By: Sam Parker | Filed under: Instructional Technologies, Teaching and Learning

Are laptops and mobile devices helpful or harmful when used in the classroom? The Center for the Advancement of Teaching & Learning (CATL) and Teaching & Learning Technologies (TLT) held a discussion luncheon titled “Laptops in the Classroom” on Monday, October 8. Created to facilitate conversations among faculty about the use of laptops and other mobile …

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