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Tech Tools 2013 Resources

The Tech Tools 2013 Resources list below has links to sites and other resources that were provided in workshops.  We hope they will help you continue to collaborate, connect and communicate in ways that can enhance your teaching and your student’s learning. 

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Beginning Photo & Image Editing

Software:
Adobe software is now available free of charge for Faculty & Staff working on university owned computers. Additional discounted options are available for personal use.
http://www.tr.txstate.edu/software/adobe-fac-staff.html

Training:
Helpful tutorials from Adobe TV. You will find links to current tutorials as well as channels for older versions of Creative Suite:  http://tv.adobe.com/channels/

Online software training from Lynda.com covering not only Photoshop, but a wide range of software. Easy to navigate and knowledgable instructors: http://www.lynda.com/
Request access from Technology Resources:
Phone:    512.245.ITAC (4822)
E-mail:    itac@txstate.edu


Building Online Communities

Click the link below to see a recording of this workshop:

Building Online Communities workshop


Flipping Your Class

For more information on Dr. Brenda Boucher's presentation-CLICK here.


Inside Second Life

SlideShare Version of our presentation for Tech Tools 2013:
http://www.slideshare.net/etcrdt/tech-tools-virtual-learning-spaces-workshop

Virtual Field School Project Official Homepage:
http://www.its.txstate.edu/departments/etc/researchanddevelopment/VirtualFieldSchool.html

ETC-Research & Development Team Homepage:
http://www.its.txstate.edu/departments/etc/researchanddevelopment.html

Virtual Field School Space in Second Life Video Tour:
https://vimeo.com/39429424

Virtual Field School Space in Unity Game Development Engine (BETA):
http://iddev.its.txstate.edu/library/unity/ElCerrito_ALPHA_v0.9/ElCerrito_ALPHA_v0.html

Virtual Field School Space in Google Earth (BETA):
http://id.its.txstate.edu/elcerrito/gearth/version3.0/gep.html#

For more information on Virtual Worlds and Second Life: secondlife@txstate.edu


Using Camtasia Relay for Teaching and Learning

Find out more about Camtasia-Relay and sign up for an account so you can use it- CLICK here


Using an iPad(or other tablet) for Teaching and Learning

iPad Apps List PDF (Provided by Jon Zmikly, School of Journalism & Mass Communications)