Category Archives: Mobile
Qualtrics Offers New Features for Mobile Compatibility Checker, Multi-Click Heat Maps, Goals Lines for Graphs and More…
Qualtrics recently added a series of features that you will see listed as you log into Qualtrics, along with links to instructions and tutorials. To review a few of those features, let’s start with the Mobile Compatibility Checker. This checker allows you to optimize your survey to be viewed and taken on mobile devices. Mobile [...]
Many of us have a tendency to think that if we adopt an eText format for our class textbooks we will be more innovative and provide the students a cheaper service. Here are some common assumptions (if you are interested in the research behind these statements, please send me an email): eTexts cost less – [...]
How can students use the Blackboard Mobile Learn app on their iPad? With the arrival of new technologies there is always the questions posed by higher education, “what could it do for us”? Blackboard Inc, the makers of the course management software we use at Purdue, has created a mobile application that allows students to [...]
Studio by Purdue is proud to announce Passport, a digital badge learning platform developed here at Purdue University. Passport allows instructors to create challenges that a student can complete to earn badges. Purdue’s Passport platform integrates with Mozilla Open Badges. Bill Watson, an assistant professor in Curriculum and Instruction, was instrumental in the creation behind [...]
David Goldman reports that the new Windows 8, due out later this year is a game changer. It is essentially an attempt to combine the capabilities of a PC with the intuitive look and feel of a tablet. It has touch screen input but can work with a mouse and keyboard as well. The opening [...]
I go to a lot of meetings. A lot of them. You might even say a plethora, if you are inclined to use words like “plethora.” At these meetings, I generally take lot of notes. You might even say a multitude, or a ridiculous amount…if you are inclined to be judgmental. Or if you have [...]
I’m about to indulge in my annual prognosticating regarding educational technology trends for the New Year. Here is what some of the experts say is on the horizon for 2012: Educause reports that: Schools will struggle to deal with the consumerization of IT – students as well as faculty expect support for consumer technology in [...]
Want to hear about a truly astonishing development in mobile computing? How would you like to use almost any surface as a computer interface? Read on!
As bandwidth and computer technologies improve for the general consumer, it is becoming more and more apparent that online options for support, training, and course work will continue to increase in demand. In the past, online course materials have, out of the necessity of bandwidth limitations, been offered in general print-ready formats as well as [...]
Mobile web site vs. web app. Which is best? Which one is trending? Find out inside!!