I am Jealous of My Sister’s Technology Footprint

Over the last year, I have become increasingly interested in low-cost technologies. I have explored the potential of $50 smartphones and am currently researching sub-$200 computers. The capabilities of these devices amaze me. You don’t need to spend hundreds of dollars on phones or laptops anymore. In fact, you can get similar functionality from thousand dollar technologies … Continue reading I am Jealous of My Sister’s Technology Footprint

Trainings, Projects, & Gaming – Fall 2015 Updates & Reflections

Hello internet, it has been a while. I have wanted to do more blogging recently. Yet, I keep running into the issue of starting a post with an awesome idea, but keeping the post in draft form indefinitely because it is not high enough quality or I feel there are pieces missing. I need to interrupt this pattern. … Continue reading Trainings, Projects, & Gaming – Fall 2015 Updates & Reflections

Not Another Reason to Update Your Operating System!

It is easier to learn incremental changes in an Operating System (OS) than wait 12 years and be overwhelmed by drastic differences. Let me put some context to this thought: Last weekend I was talking with an extended family member, who was describing his update from Windows XP to Windows 8.1 and being disappointed with … Continue reading Not Another Reason to Update Your Operating System!

Digital Writing Tools

Originally posted on the Center for Teaching Excellence Blog Today, there are many different types of digital writing instruments. Since they can be utilized to create instructional videos, record notes, and create interactive presentations they can be a valuable tool in the university classroom.  Since there are dozens of different digital writing devices, I have … Continue reading Digital Writing Tools