Day: January 9, 2019

Software / Apps I Used as a PhD Student

x There are many pieces of software and applications that can make the process of completing your PhD much easier. Here I discuss a few that really helped me through my post-graduate studies, from the obvious reference manager to the maybe not-so-obvious apps for productivity! 1 – Reference manager https://www.mendeley.com 2 – Data analysis https://www.r-project.org/ 3 – Writing https://www.latex-project.org/ 4 – Productivity https://www.forestapp.cc/en/ https://evernote.com/ 5 – Image editor https://inkscape.org/ Music: Undercover vampire policeman – Chris Zabriskie ———-|———- I am Chantel Elston, a third year marine biology PhD student. Join me on my journey as I discover our wonderful oceans...

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Strategies for Teaching Social Studies

x — Created using PowToon — Free sign up at http://www.powtoon.com/join — Create animated videos and animated presentations for free. PowToon is a free tool that allows you to develop cool animated clips and animated presentations for your website, office meeting, sales pitch, nonprofit fundraiser, product launch, video resume, or anything else you could use an animated explainer video. PowToon’s animation templates help you create animated presentations and animated explainer videos from scratch. Anyone can produce awesome animations quickly with PowToon, without the cost or hassle other professional animation services require. Video Rating: /...

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Advanced Educational Technologies

x Why use technology in our instruction? Multimedia and technology allows instructors to incorporate flexibility into their classrooms while also engaging their students. Powerful technologies applied in meaningful ways can help facilitate accessibility. This video is a general introduction to two applications that serve as virtual walls, video discussion platforms and website platforms respectively. They are Padlet, Flipgrid and Google...

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