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Technology Teaching Tools

Technology Teaching Tools are short, online, asynchronous modules highlighting a technology teaching tool along with relevant pedagogical implementation strategies. Some of the CIRT Technology Tools discussed below rely on freeware downloads. Prior to utilizing these technologies, you are encouraged to understand the potential risks associated with freeware; see the article "Why Free Software Downloads Aren't Always Safe" for an overview of key considerations.

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  • https://textexpander.com/                
  • Share your snippets with your team to keep them on track. This application allows you to share information with a team quickly and answer questions quickly. Integrated TextExpander online service and Apps. Each group can be set up as an organization so only information relevant to the team is included and accessible. This application also shares contact information within the group.
  • Cost: $3.33 a month or for a group it is $7.96 per user

Pedagogical Ideas

This technology can be used in the classroom for the following:

  • Instructor feedback: Allows for the storage and management of feedback banks.
  • Storage of Information: Allows for information to be collected and condensed
  • Hyperlink Creation: Hyperlinks can be created with abbreviations, which may be helpful to instructors who want to share information and websites.
  • Networking: Encourage networking for faculty and student groups

How do you utilize this technology in your classroom?

Please share your thoughts, ideas and suggestions for utilizing this technology to foster effective teaching and learning.

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