PowerPoint lets you put presentations together in a snap, but your slide shows can be dull and boring if you only know the basics. It’s time to learn how to customize templates, add animations and slide transitions, make slide notes, and more.
Source: How to Master Microsoft Office PowerPoint
In seeing the videos about Hip-Hop week and then finding out a student created them, I was instantly excited. We are in the process of reaching out to Costin to ask him more about his process and drive with this project.
This is a pure example of Digital Literacy and how students learn in this day and age.
The quality of his work is at the professional level. You should watch his videos.
Source: Costin Thampikutty
Calls go unreturned, emails are ignored. That’s the way business is conducted too often in higher education.
Source: Why Are Some Academics So Unprofessional? – The Chronicle of Higher Education
Both the 21st-century economy and the careers needed to fuel it are changing at an unprecedented rate. Students must be prepared for nonlinear careers, pivoting to match the ever-changing work landscape. We thus need to rethink not just how we teach our students but what we teach our students.
Source: From Written to Digital: The New Literacy | EDUCAUSE
Google launched a new outline tool for Google Docs today that makes navigating your documents much easier on the web or Android device.
Source: Google Docs Introduces Automatic Outline Tool for Quick Document Browsing