Posts Categorized: Video

EDpuzzle: Make Any Video Your Lesson

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As part of Destination 2015: Flipped Learning, the Circles team wanted to share a technology that would  allow teachers to easily curate great videos and then flip those videos to create interactive out of class content.Of the many technologies we tested in preparation for Destination 2015, EDpuzzle was the most robust with the easiest interface. The […]

May the Fourth Be With You in 2015

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Happy Star Wars Day everyone! I know I am revealing my inner geek a little bit here, but I think it is safe to assume that I am not the only Star Wars fan at the college or following Circles. For those of you who don’t know about Star Wars Day, it is a day where Star Wars […]

Video in the Classroom

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If you have a smart device and a YouTube account, then you are a walking production studio and you may not know it. This summer in Destinations, we will be discussing digital tools you can use to easily and freely make videos with your students in your classroom. First things first, are you iOS or […]

Intel Compute Stick

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Will new technologies like the Compute Stick change the way faculty and students use technology around the college? First there was a migration away from desktops to laptops; then many of us jumped to the tablet, in large part because tablets were cool but also because we didn’t want to lug around 4 lb laptops with heavy adapters. […]

My Favorite No

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While not originally intended as a quote for teachers, Donald Rumsfeld once said, “There are known knowns. These are things we know that we know. There are known unknowns. That is to say, there are things that we know we don’t know. But there are also unknown unknowns. There are things we don’t know we […]

Jing for Video Feedback

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Special Update: This is no longer the Circles Recommended tool for making screencasts. We would recommend you try Screencastify. Unfortunately, because Flash in no longer a recommended file format and Jing makes it easy to create Flash Files, it is simply better to use a different tool. Unless, of course, you want to try to convert […]

How to Embed Academic Twitter Feeds into Online Courses

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Social media. Is it the bane of our students’ attention span? Have you ever wanted to use it for good rather than for evil? Maybe you’ve considered trying Twitter. Maybe you are constantly finding great resources that you’d like to post on the fly from your mobile device, but your students will never see because […]