Engaging Students and Collaborating with Mobile Devices

Welcome to the resources page for Addy Meira’s presentation at LCU on August 5th, 2014. To learn more about Addy and for contact info click here. Below you will find more details about the apps discussed and links to their websites and videos. ScanLife is a free app that allows users to read QR and bar codes. To create a QR code go to http://qrcode.kaywa.com/, paste your URL on the bar, click “generate,” then right click to save the image and add to any document you want it on (and any presentation).  To download this app for iOS click HERE. To download it for Android click HERE.   Remind (formerly […]

App of the Week – Prezi

The app of the week this week is Prezi. While Prezi has been known as a wonderful presentation creation tool, it was primarily used via web browser. Recently, they have launched a desktop version of the app and now their iPad app, which previously only functioned as a prezi presentation viewer, can be used for content creation as well as editing of presentations that have been previously created via the web and desktop apps. To download it for iOS click HERE. To learn more about this app, watch the video below. If you have used this app in your life or in your classroom please let us know by commenting on […]

App of the Week – Haiku Deck

This week’s app of the week is called Haiku Deck. It is a presentation software for the computer and iPad that allows you to create simple, yet snazzy presentations on the go from your mobile device. To download it for free click HERE. To learn more about this app watch the video embedded below. If you have used this app in your life or in your classroom please let us know by commenting on this post! We would love to learn about your personal experiences and we would love to share them with other Texas Wesleyan folks!  

App of the Week – Flowboard

This week’s featured app is called Flowboard. It is a free app for iPads that allow users to create boards and presentations that include buttons, videos, and galleries. Not only are they  interactive, but you can also share these boards with their URL to social media platforms such as Facebook or Twitter. In addition, you can sync your files (photos, videos, and pdfs) from Dropbox as well as integrate Facebook, Instagram, and Google Search items. To download this app click HERE. To learn more about this app watch the video embedded below. If you have used this app in your classroom please let us know by commenting on this post! […]

Presenting Dynamically with Prezi

We understand that professors have busy schedules. If you were not able to attend the Presenting Dynamically with Prezi workshop offered by the CETL, but are still interested in learning about this wonderful Web 2.0 presentation tool, please take a look at our embedded prezi presentation presentation below. If you need additional information on how to use prezi, check out the prezi team’s instructional videos HERE. If you are interested in scheduling an individual consultation with a CETL staff member to determine ways you can implement prezi in your lectures or student activities, please fill the form below. Individual Consultation Sign-up  

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