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Educational Technology Resources:

Linfield Resources

Our most useful resource is our staff. Please contact us if you have any needs or concerns not listed on this site. Also, please visit the Faculty Development Lab site to see the many resources we have available there.

How-to Documents - Images, audio, digital video, CatFiles, and more, including a great set of how-to resources for ePortfolios geared toward students.

ITS Support - network issues, email, phone, ModX help and more.

BlackBoard - Linfield's course management system, useful for posting files, discussions or chats, assessments and surveys, assignments, and a gradebook.

TaskStream - for ePortfolios

CatFiles - a secure network space to store and share files, including multimedia, web sites and ePortfolio files. See our "How to" section for online tutorials.

Turnitin.com plagiarism prevention, grade annotation and peer evaluation tool - for information on how to access the Linfield College Turnitin account, please contact Lige Armstrong (larmstro@linfield.edu, x2729).

Class Lists - ITS's site for administering class email lists - one for each class.

ScreenCast-O-Matic - a super voice-annoted screen capture video tool that instructors and students alike can use to create videos and presentations

Renshaw 201 Room Layouts - a collection of room layout ideas

Useful iPad apps - got an iPad? Here is a list of some useful apps.

Camera Spreadsheet - want to check out a camera from FDL and not sure which to pick? This spreadsheet shows snapshots taken at various times and videos in different qualities so you can pick the camera suited for your project.

Linfield Classroom Equipment (requires CatNet login) - contact Andy (alockha@linfield.edu, x2264) for more information.

Outside Resources

SoftChalk - a teaching tool to create interactive lessons for students. Contact Lige Armstrong (larmsto@linfield.edu, x2729) if you'd like to utilize this resource.

iTunes U - contact  Lige Armstrong (larmsto@linfield.edu, x2729) for your own iTunes U "class" site. iTunes U is a place to store audio or video files.

Chrome App Store - if you can't afford software, the Chrome browser has lots of free resources.

Edublogs.org or blogger.com - two free blogger tools staff recommend and use.

Wikispaces wikis - a great place to get a free and ad-free wiki from a site that understands the privacy needs of educators. Check out Wikis in Education.

Facebook - join the Linfield network and connect with peers and students.

Twitter - a free resource for frequently updated microblogging.

Jing - a free screencasting tool - great for PowerPoint voice annotations, software or simulation trainings.

Google Docs - a free, online productivity suite that makes collaboration a snap.

David Wicks: Educational Technology blog (even more resources!)

U. Oregon's Teaching Effectiveness Program (TEP)

If you have any needs or questions, please contact Lige Armstrong at larmstro@linfield.edu or 503-838-2729.