This week's Tech Talk looks at the improvements that have been made to the thesis templates.
The latest version of Firefox has a number of visual changes. This short tutorial gives a brief overview and highlights what those changes are.
On Sept. 30, 2010, a Bibleworks trainer came to Luther Seminary and hosted a training session on Bibleworks 8. The recorded session is above.
If you're trying to figure out how to use a particular feature in Bibleworks, we encourage you to make use of the very robust Help documentation found within the program. From within Bibleworks, go to Help > Study Guides. Here you'll find a list of various topics that include instructional text and videos.
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Learning Design & Technology
, these succinct, twenty-minute talks will touch briefly on some new, exciting, curious or interesting aspect of technology and how it can help you in your learning, teaching, and ministry. A brief presentation on how to use the technology will be followed by a roundtable discussion to answer questions and generate ideas for using the technology. All students, faculty, and
Here is our Tech Talk from May 6, 2010. In it, I talk about why you might want to read blogs, how to find some interesting blogs and, finally, how to keep track of all the blogs you want to read by using an RSS reader.
Here's the Tech Talk from April 29, 2010. In it I talk about some basic concepts for video editing, show a rough process, and talk a little bit about how to export videos based on how you might want to use them.
The New York Times
Tuesday on the problem of how PowerPoint is being used in US military briefings. Citing how overly complex slides such as this are creating barriers to understanding and good thinking.
â€œPowerPoint makes us stupid,â€ Gen. James N. Mattis of the Marine Corps, the Joint Forces commander, said this month at a military conference in North Carolina. (He spoke without PowerPoint.) Brig. Gen. H. R. McMaster, who banned PowerPoint presentations
One of the joys of being a student, faculty member, or a staff person at a school is the value we place on working with big ideas. Learning, ideas, and creative thinking are our work. But do our work habits actually inhibit good thinking? Sometimes, I think they do.
Fast Company has a great series by Gina Trapani on tips for working smarter in the digital age. I enjoyed this one about Time Blocking in my schedule in order to make time to think.
Here's the latest Tech Talk - Working from Home. It demonstrates free tools and resources that staff, faculty and students can use when working from home.
Google launched an amazing new application for Android platform phones today, Translate for Animals. Who knew that cross-species communication could be so easy. I hope they come out with an iPhone version soon.
Happy April, 1.