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OpenStax

Want access to free textbooks?  Enticing, I know… Our first meeting of the Spring 2015 semester included a presentation by OpenStax.  OpenStax is an innovative and (free!) way for students and faculty to utilize and acquire textbooks that align with most courses at the higher education level. With students spending so much on textbooks semester […]

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Welcome back as the January Intersession is now well underway.  Our blog celebrates a milestone as this is our 100th published post.  Once the Spring semester begins, our mobile tech meetings will resume, following the dates and times listed below. Tuesday, February 3rd 12:30pm-1:30pm Thursday, March 5th 3:30pm-4:30pm Tuesday, April 7th 3:30pm-4:30pm Thursday, May 7th […]

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December 9th, 2014 Meeting Recap

On December 9th we had our third and final user group meeting of the semester.  Heather Askildsen  and Megan Burke from ITS presented Poll Everywhere, an exciting online interactive audience response system, while Jermain Smith from the School of Education showed us the “gamification” of learning by providing examples of two companies on the cutting […]

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November 6th, 2014 Meeting Recap

Today we had our second user group of the semester.  Our presenters were Devin McLaughlin from Apple and Amanda Villavicencio from ITS.  Both presented on some very interesting topics. Devin has been with us before and always gives a nice presentation.  One of the very cool things that he introduced to us was the Apple […]

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Welcome back everyone!  Today was the first meeting of our Fall 2014 semester. Our topic was Adobe EchoSign presented by yours truly.  For those who have never heard of it, Adobe EchoSign is a robust e-signature platform that is entirely cloud based.  It allows users to send and receive documents for signature all electronically.  It […]

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Spring 2014 – Final Meeting

Our final Spring 2014 semester meeting occurred as the semester was winding down in May.  Time really does fly. Our presentation was from Dr. Barry Morris.  He is a Professor of Communication on the NYC campus.  He shared with us some very creative videos that his students made in his course.  They were related to […]

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April 9th User Group Meeting

Our recent meeting consisted of two main topics: using the iPad in the Art classroom as well as the use of Blackboard Collaborate on the go. Professor Jane Dickson first discussed with us how she uses the iPad in her classroom.   She primarily uses Google searches to find different historical pieces of art to show […]

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Hello Mobile Technology Users! It is that time again, time for our monthly meeting! In this meeting we had one of our Environmental professors, Claudia Mausner, come discuss her experiences using an iPad for her classes. Also we discuss the Surface RT and how it can be used daily. So sit back and enjoy this […]

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February 12th Meeting Recap

  Our recent meeting consisted of an app presentation by Josh from Daedalus. The basic function of this app is it gives professors the ability to create “chalk and talk” videos by writing directly on their iPad with a stylus or their finger.  This is something that would seem to be ideal in the math […]

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Welcome back to the Spring 2014 Semester. With a new semester upon us that means the Pace University Mobile Technology User Groups will be back up and running! So please feel free to join us for these meetings. Spring 2014 Semester Meeting Dates Wednesday, February 12 2014: 12:15-1:15 Thursday, March 6 2014: 3:30-4:40 Wednesday, April […]

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