This post brought to you by Knovio. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Professor Josh. Static presentation can be boring and hard to engage an audience. Think about the last time someone asked you to just read a PowerPoint presentation. Wasn’t that exciting and educational, huh? I have talked about screencasting before as a way to turn your PowerPoint presentation into a guided video but let’s take
I’ve been a fan of Screenr for sometime now and usually include it in my multimedia tools for educators presentations. Sadly Screenr will be closing shop on November 11, 2015. This is the message they posted in a recent email to users: “Sadly, we’re retiring Screenr on November 11, 2015. As you might already know, Screenr’s recording capability is based on Java RE (Runtime Environment), which is rapidly becoming antiquated.
Is your blog mobile friendly? Why should you be asking yourself this questions? It’s not just because a mobile device is the way many are viewing your site. You want to ask yourself this questions because of changes happening in April to the way Google will be ranking sites based on mobile-friendliness in their search algorithm. Starting April 21, 2015, Google will be expanding their use of mobile-friendliness as a ranking
VR or Virtual Reality doesn’t have to be $350 headsets or variety of complicated devices hooked together. Virtual Reality made simple with Google Cardboard and your smartphone, including many Android and iOS devices, can be the affordable way to bring VR to the masses. It’s amazing how simple this device is and it could be built by someone for under $7 with parts. Most easy to assemble versions are being
I recently decided to explore Fiverr as curiosity struck and a need for a few small design projects to be done came upon my plate. Fiverr is a global online marketplace offering tasks and services, beginning at a cost of $5 per job performed, from which it gets its name. The site is primarily used by freelancers who use Fiverr to offer a variety of different services to customers worldwide. I
Death is always a tough subject to talk about with loved ones. I truly understand this as I’m continuing to deal with my father’s passing last August. From getting everything in order on notifying friends and family of his passing to dealing with the estate for months afterward, it’s a tough situation. Social media, digital assets, and online accounts can be one of the hardest to deal with, especially if