Infographics are interesting–a mash of easily to understand visuals (symbols, shapes, & images) and added relevant character-based data (numbers, words, & brief sentences). Most all faculty have used an infographic at least ones to help explain a topic. So check with your instructor to see if you can use one to complete assignments. Often faculty are open to the format of an assignment, as long as the requested content is included. Click here to learn about 46 tools for creating infographics and add some creativity to your course work. Remember what Napoleon Bonaparte said "a picture is worth a thousand words".
Firefox is the recommend browser of use with Blackboard (Bb) here at Shenandoah University (SU), many students prefer to us the Chrome browser. Chrome is the free browser from Google and since SU uses the Google for Education Application suite, it make sense that Chrome is used a lot at SU. Click here to learn about 15 extensions that can be used within Chrome to make student task easier to complete. You will learn Chrome shortcuts and how to:
- save you items as PDF files
- open Google docs, presentations, & spreadsheets write in Chrome
- use a to do list
- source citing tool
- take quick notes online
- track your time
- tips to stay focused on completing assignments
- spelling & grammar checkers
- panic buttons and much more
Do you consider yourself a "subject matter expert" or enthusiast/hobbyist about a topic? If so, click here to learn more about how to teach an online course for Udemy. Udemy has launched a summer grant program to encourage new teachers to join their ranks. The grant will award $5,000 plus 100 percent course revenues for life.