the academy

March 10th, 2010

Google Docs Tip for Academics: Saved Searches

A while back I outlined 10 reasons to have students submit papers using Google Docs. Now that I’ve used Google […]

March 5th, 2010

My First Android Guys Post

I’m now a contributor at AndroidGuys. Android Guys has been one of my favorite places to get Android related news […]

December 18th, 2009

Enter Final Exam Grades With a Google Form

It’s finals week here at SUNY Fredonia, and I thought I’d share a quick and easy to record those final […]

December 15th, 2009

Android for Academics

UPDATE: develops Android Apps for Teachers. Right now they have four apps: Gradebook, Attendance, Grade Rubric, and Grade Ticker. […]

December 12th, 2009

Wide Scope is Now Optimized for Mobile Devices

I’ve been experimenting with mobile plugins for WordPress. Mobilepress gave me some white-screen-of-death problems. Then I found Wptouch. It works, […]

December 11th, 2009

10 Reasons to Have Students Submit Papers Using Google Docs

UPDATE: I made the switch. It’s awesome. I’m seriously entertaining the idea of having students submit papers to me by […]

December 1st, 2009

What Google Can Do For You

I gave a presentation to faculty and staff today called about Google services. I focused on 5 cool things academics […]

November 5th, 2009

SUNY Wide Google Apps Contract

I spoke with an IT person at one of the schools from the list of SUNY schools that appeared to […]

November 3rd, 2009

15 Excellent WordPress Plugins for Course Management

I’m using WordPress now as my course management platform. I outline and explain the reasons why this is awesome here. […]

October 30th, 2009

Grade Student Papers Using Google Forms

If you can break down what you’re looking for in a good paper into a set of categories and assign […]