Q & A Ask the Experts

December 10, 2005

Question: While reading your newsletter as well as other electronic and printed documents I notice images that are taken from a computer screen to help the reader know what they should be seeing next. I would like to create a document of steps that students will need to take for an assignment that is to… Read More »

Director's Column

September 1, 2005
Director's Column

Educational technology and professional development are key issues for Michigan teachers and educators. As an educator you have access to a variety of professional development programs and choosing the right program can sometimes be difficult. Your choices include in-service workshops, online courses offered by various providers, and graduate courses offered by colleges and universities such as Michigan State.

College News

September 1, 2005
College News

Want to continue learning and earn a graduate degree in educational technology? Check out MSU’s Master of Arts in Educational Technology!The MSU College of Education offers a masters degree in Educational Technology through an intensive summer cohort program in East Lansing, Traverse City, and Plymouth, England.
The MAET program builds on the foundation laid by CEP 810, 811, and 812 to deepen educators’ understanding of how new technologies can support

T3 Technology Tips and Tricks

September 1, 2005
T3 Technology Tips and Tricks

An Unusual Use of PowerPoint In displaying pictures, it is often useful to place a related set of pictures on a single 8 ½” by 11″ piece of photo paper. A typical approach would be to open a blank Microsoft Word document and then place and resize the pictures as needed, adding text where appropriate.… Read More »

FYC For Your Classroom

September 1, 2005

Making Webpages Available for Offline Use In the Classroom Have you ever planned to show a particular website for a lesson only to have the Internet not working that day. Here is a method to follow which will allow you to have a “backup” of the website to use in the event that access to… Read More »

Web Sightings

September 1, 2005
Web Sightings

Web Sites Worth Visiting Website Description Educational Applications edutech.msu.edu Use this site to gather more information about MSU’s Educational Technology Program. Professional Development resource. You may suggest your local school district as a site for the program. www.thegateway.org The Gateway to Educational Materials Catalog contains detailed descriptions of over 40,000 educational resources found on various… Read More »

Q&A Ask the Expert

September 1, 2005
Q&A Ask the Expert

Question: What is a good way to go directly to a particular slide in a PowerPoint while the show is being presented? I often see presenters hit the [Esc] key, click on the Slide Sorter View icon in the lower left corner of the screen, then click on the slide to be displayed, and finally… Read More »