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THE SLICK EDUCATOR
EFFICIENCY



   Technology != Efficiency
DROPBOX




 For you - For them
 Do away with lost flash drives, emailing files around, synch between home and office
 Instant sharing of folders desktop to desktop
AMAZON KINDLE




 Available for all devices
 Instantly distributes latest bookmarks, notes to all devices
 Distributes “popular” highlights
ETEXT




        eText scene: iPad, Kindle, Kno, Galaxy, Play, Nook, Galaxy, Xoom
        CourseSmart for instant desk copies
IPAD


       Good Reader - carry all pdfs; annotate; file structure

       BlackBoard

       Keynote, Pages, Numbers

       plus Netflix!
CROWDSOURCING

•   Since everyone has
    camera, Internet…
IN CLASSROOM


Camtasia Relay
Easy
Relay to course directly
Navigation on recorded speech or
PowerPoint text
GOOGLE BOOKS

Save a trip to the bookstore
Allowed to read a fixed
number of pages by
copyright holder
Need a bit of material for in-
class example?
WOLFRAM
ALPHA




Computational knowledge engine
rather than a search engine
DRIVE
•   Daniel Pink
NEXT...
SIXTH SENSE   Wearable Textural device
GARTNER SYMPOSIUM

•   Cloud Computing
•   Mobile and Media Tablets
•   Social Communication/Collaboration
•   Video
•   Context aware computing
•   Ubiquitous computing
GARTNER
•   Fabric-based infrastructure
•   Next generation analytics
•   Social analytics
•   Storage class memory


http://www.gartner.com/it/page.jsp?id=1454221
CONTACT
•   Kendall E. Martin, Ph.D.
•   kmartin@mc3.edu
•   Montgomery County Community College
•   Blue Bell PA

				
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