Relaunching SATechResources and (Higher)EdTechResources dot com…

In doing my research I often come across great tutorials on social and digital technology as well as excellent examples of their use in higher education. Rather than keep them to myself, I decided to post them publicly to help others “get up to speed” on these tools and their uses. I’ve been doing this for a number of years now, and as my resource pages grew, it became time for a redesign (and a unification). Enter: HigherEdTechResources.com aka SATechResources.com. Below you will find links to topics on my completely redesigned resources page. It includes… Read More

20 GREAT Sites For Free Stock Images

As visuals become more and more important to the way we communicate, finding great images is critical to communicating your message. There are a number of websites I use when putting together presentations and finding photographs for my website.  If I have very specific needs, I use the pay-per-download stock image site, shutterstock.com.  The benefit of sites like these is that the photos were often created specifically to be used as stock.  This means that if you’re looking for someone with a specific pose, or for a very exact concept, you are far more… Read More

SPOTLIGHT: The Clean Simple Presentation Creator HaikuDeck

Haiku Deck is a free web-based presentation software platform that makes it easy to create highly visual slide decks.  Haiku Deck doesn’t get caught up in the camera panning zooms and crazy animations of Prezi, but instead focuses on high quality images and simple text.  Access to these images is built right into and included with Haiku Deck, for free.  Of course, there are paid additional options within the app, but you’ll probably find the free options more than enough.  The app is relatively simple, so you’ll give up some of the customizing… Read More