TechBits 06.27.14


  1. Video.Engagement:  Edthena, Vialogues,, and now Comment Bubble.   There is no shortage of options for building online student engagement with video – including co-viewing and co-commenting on online videos with your studentsCheck out the sample Comment Bubble below!
  2. Just.Announced:   Google Drive for Work offers unlimited cloud storage with data encryption, and improved Office integration. Look out DropBox… 
  3. Register.NOW:  The Sloan Consortium Blended Learning Conference will be in Denver, July 8-9.  Expand your horizons right around the corner.  #BLEND14
  4. Boooo.TEXT:  Engage your students with more than just text – add video within Canvas, use Zoom to record a video introduction, or explore any number of easy video options!  Here’s The Ultimate Guide to Smartphone and Tablet Video if you want produce out in the field.  Have your students interview someone out in the field, and post it to Canvas.     C’mon – you can do this!