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Palomar Online Teaching Site Award “BEST OF THE BEST”

  PALOMAR ONLINE TEACHING SITE SHOWCASE! Palomar College Faculty: Submit your site January 26 – April 1, 2015 Visit the “Best Of  The Best” website for more information. http://www2.palomar.edu/pages/onlineshowcase/ Be the “BEST OF THE BEST”! Enter Your Online Course site in the Palomar Online Teaching Site Showcase. Showcase your exemplary use of the Internet as a teaching tool. Share your use of the Web for course delivery. Receive a Certificate. Receive recognition at the Faculty Tea. Be listed as an exemplary course implementing technology on the “BEST of the...
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Academic Technology Committee

This Faculty Senate committee will coordinate faculty interests in all areas of academic technology. This committee will advise the Senate on relevant technology matters. http://www2.palomar.edu/pages/academic-technology-committee/ Meeting Time: 2nd and 4th Thursdays at 2:00 – 3:30 pm Room: LL-104 Dr. Lillian Payn, Academic Technology Coordinator (760) 744-1150 x3626 Members: • Academic Technology Coordinator • At least one but no more than two full-time faculty members representing each Instructional division and one part-time faculty at-large • Coordinator of the Adapted Computer Center •...
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Tech Toolbox: MyScript MathPad

Tech Toolbox: MyScript MathPad
Over two years ago I blogged about an iPad app useful for recording called Educreations. That app, and the accompanying website, are still going strong. However I was never happy about using Educreations for recording my finger-writing of mathematical equations. So if you’re the type who has need of equations in your course documents, listen up! There are a pair of “mathy” apps from the company MyScript which can assist in neatening up the finger-paint input of equations. The first, which I won’t dwell on, is called the MyScript Calculator. This calculator app allows written...
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PowerPoint 2013: Using the Text Box Tool

PowerPoint 2013: Using the Text Box Tool
In this post we will describe how to enter text on a slide using the Text Box tool.  Remember, text added to a slide in this fashion will not appear in Outline View. To add text in a text box, go to the Insert tab and select Text Box. The Text Box command in the text group on the Insert tab. When you move your cursor onto the slide in Normal View it will appear as an inverted cross.  Either 1) click on the slide in the location you want to type and begin typing at the insertion point, or 2) draw a bounding box for your text and begin typing at the insertion point. Text Box after single click on slide....
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PowerPoint 2013: Adding a Logo to Each Slide

PowerPoint 2013: Adding a Logo to Each Slide
One of the questions that comes up often in the PowerPoint workshops I do is ‘How do I add a logo to all the slides in my presentation?’  Sometimes instead of logo, it is called a watermark, but whatever it is called, it is a common graphic element placed in the same position on each slide.  The answer is simple: use the Slide Master. If you are reading along in this series you will know that we are going to be creating a presentation together, called “College: Worth It?”  I will use the first couple of slides in the presentation to demonstrate how to add a common graphic...
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