The best kept secret on campus at the moment is the new eTV web service. eTV is a site that collects and stores video and TV broadcasts made in New Zealand specifically for teachers and educators to watch and use. You can download the videos offline, watch them on your iPad, . . . → Read More: eTV-a great tool for video and TV in your curriculum
Are you struggling with your laptop or smart device? Are you frustrated by lack of technical support? Do you simply need a few pointers?
Assistance is available.
When :Mondays & Wednesdays (4 – 4:30PM) Where :Faculty of Education Café (Student Space) Did you like this? . . . → Read More: Tech Bytes @ 4pm for Students
iBooks Author Workshop for staff and students.
Are you interested in finding out what iBooks are, what they look like and how you could use them in the classroom? We’ll give you some examples, ideas and even some tips about how you can set about making your own. The presentation will be given by . . . → Read More: Free iBooks Author Workshop for Education Staff and Students
Just a heads up for our Faculty of Education students that they can get advice and support for all their mobile devices (smartphones, tablets and laptops) at our Student BYOD Support Office. The office is located in TT.1.16 (in the level 1 foyer of the TT Block) and is open for business between 10 . . . → Read More: Student BYOD Support Office
Many of the new and incoming students this year will get a live IT Orientation presentation during the new student orientation programmes. However, if you missed my talk or want to find out more about some of the great web links that were highlight, the link to my Google presentation is now available. And . . . → Read More: IT Orientation presentation for new students in 2013
Students can access the Internet on their mobile devices or in a computer labs while on campus using the Lightwire network. As part of the student fees every student now prepays for 1.5 GByte of monthly Internet allocation that can be used on any wifi device, and any web browsing on UoW computers will . . . → Read More: Lightwire – wifi for students
It’s official, we will be holding the next mLearning Symposium at the Faculty of Education on Friday, November the 15th, 2013. We will post more information in a few months time when registration is open and we have more details about the programme and keynote speakers. As before, there will be limited (free & . . . → Read More: Mark your calendars now for the 2013 mLearning Symposium
The Faculty of Education is continuing with its expansion of technology in our informal learning spaces for staff and students. goodthink, an internally developed collaborative work environment, works around a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) philosophy and enables anyone with a computer or mobile device to collaborate on a project with others . . . → Read More: New goodthink collaboration areas
Are you interested in the latest eBooks but it seems your laptop or desktop computer doesn’t seem to know how to open these strange “EPUB” files? You need Readium, the completely free Chrome Browser plugin that lets you read eBooks on your computer without any strange software or horrible interfaces.
Readium also lets you . . . → Read More: Readium: eBooks in Your Chrome Browser
Hot on the heels of last week’s announcement of the expanded availability of your department share and edFiles share folders (read the how-to guide here), we’re very pleased to announce an expansion in accessibility to the Faculty of Education’s print services. It’s now possible to print to your department printer from any . . . → Read More: Print your document on the wireless network from any device