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Journals in the Field of Instructional Technology and Distance Education

This past December I completed my doctorate in instructional technology and distance education from Nova Southeastern University. One thing I did not do while I was there was…

An Introduction to Adobe Spark

Over the past few months I have really fallen in love with with Adobe Spark. Adobe Spark is a free tool from Adobe that enables rapid development of…

Multimedia Presentation Toolkit

One of the things I always enjoy is watching students produce rather than consume media. Below are my go to list of tools for a quick bit of…

Where to find free audio effects and music for classroom use!

Recently I shared a list of sites where students and teachers can find free images for using in presentations. A related question that came up for me personally…

Zotero PDF Metadata

  In this video, I will show you how you can quickly pull down the citation information for PDF files that are in your Zotero library but un-attached….

Free Website Hosting & Building for Teachers and Students

The other day I received a quick question. “Hi Chris! Is there a free user-friendly website maker that you would recommend for kids to use?” My answer changes…

50 Copyright Friendly Image Sites for Teachers and Students

The question that always seems to come up is where to find images students can use for presentations?  Where can teachers find images to use in their presentations?…

Doing the most important tasks first.

My dissertation is off again.  I’m catching up at work. And most things in the world are going well for me.  Teaching online is a fantastic way to…

Self Control

I have fallen in love with a simple app called “SelfControl” the app is free and simple.  You place a list of websites in the “blacklist” and then…

Mobility vs Portability

Over the past month and a half I have come to truly appreciate the difference between Mobility and Portability. This difference has had a significant impact on my…