Create a Google Hangout link using Google Calendar

May 16th, 2017 by Alan Cherwinski

Two-minute video lesson: Create an all-access Google Hangout link using Google Calendar Did you know Google Calendar can generate Google Hangout meeting access links automatically? Many people struggle with accessing the video calls. Complicated instructions, links and set-up times can delay calls and sap collaborative energy. In this two-minute Screencast video, Monika Jankowska-Pacyna, AlphaPlus Technology Coach […]

Learner Information – PROJECT ANNOUNCEMENT

May 1st, 2017 by Alan Cherwinski

A new fiscal year is underway and we are excited to announce a mini-project: an environmental scan of local data collection systems. As part of our 2017–18 business plan and with funding support from the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development, AlphaPlus will complete an environmental scan identifying local systems supporting the collection and […]

TECHNOLOGY WE LOVE! LiveBinders: A three-ring binder for the web

March 15th, 2017 by Alan Cherwinski

LiveBinders is a digital classroom organizer that helps you package and share information in a single place. Information is packaged like a binder or book, which makes it intuitive to navigate. Instructors and program coordinators can curate digital resources, store them in one easy-to-access place and share them with learners using a single web link. […]

Tech Tuesdays – Google Drive webinar on May 10th

May 26th, 2016 by Alan Cherwinski

Google Drive is a free service from Google. It that allows users to store files online and access them from anywhere and on any device using the cloud. Explore and learn how Google Drive can help your team to work collaboratively, and to create, edit, and share documents, spreadsheets, survey, quizzes and much more. Read More […]

Protopage – a personalized page for your favourite news, posts, links, to-do lists, bookmarks and sticky notes

March 11th, 2015 by Monika Jankowska-Pacyna

Protopage is a personalized page and RSS reader (accessible from any computer or mobile device) that allows you to collect and easily access your own selection of news sites and blogs.

It is super easy to use – you can add any feed you want with the Add Widgets button on top of the page, or you can drag content right onto the desktop. 

This is a great tool for anyone interested in having a page with various links, resources and RSS feeds. Learners can benefit from using Protopage as well. It can help them manage their schedules and quickly find links and resources from any location at any time.

Tumblr – presentation slides and webinar recording now available

October 23rd, 2014 by Monika Jankowska-Pacyna

On October 20, 2014, at 3 pm, Monika Jankowska-Pacyna delivered the Tumblr – blogging platform webinar. Tumblr is a micro-blogging platform that allows you to post text, photos, quotes, links, music, and videos from your browser, phone, desktop, email or wherever you happen to be. You can customize everything, from colours to your theme’s HTML […]

Tumblr – a blogging platform

October 13th, 2014 by Monika Jankowska-Pacyna

Known as a micro-blogging (short-form blogs) platform, Tumblr allows you to post text, photos, quotes, links, music, and videos from your browser, phone, desktop, email or wherever you happen to be. Some describe Tumblr as a mix between Twitter (social networking component and short posts) and WordPress (blog roll with the latest updates showing first). […]

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