How to Manage a Group Project in Google Wave

The mere promise of Google Wave inspired a rainbow of potential use cases, but Wave’s best real-world use boils down to this: it helps a group get things done together. Here’s how to manage a group project in Wave. Continue reading
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The Wide, Wide World of Wikis

“Wiki” is a word that’s beginning to be bandied about quite a bit in academia, particularly by me because I am rather enamored by them.  Often people want to assume that wikis are like blogs, and while they do share some features, wikis are run differently and in fact embrace an entirely different philosophy than almost any other type of webservice.

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Edmodo

Edmodo is a relatively new microblogging tool geared towards educators.  It’s sort of like combining the simplicity of Twitter with the grading tools of Blackboard.  Instructors can use it to share files and information, keep track of grades and provide an updated calendar of events and due dates (with RSS feeds). Continue reading

Review: Evernote

I am an Evernote devotee.

In fact, I am going to go all out and declare that I consider it one of the most useful computer applications.  Ever.  And I try out a lot of applications.
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Review: Curio–Mind Mapping, Brainstorming and Project Management

As an avid user of Evernote, I happened to be perusing a list of the company’s partner projects, looking for good new applications to try out, and that’s when I stumbled upon Curio, by zengobi.  Curio is billed as a “mind mapping, brainstorming and project management software” for Mac OSX.  Being that I am very interested in mind mapping applications, I downloaded the free trial to test it out.

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