Monday, March 31, 2014

Episode 163 - World Backup Day and a Special Guest

03/31/2014

It's Monday, March 31st, 2014 and welcome to TechTalk4Teachers, I'm Tom Grissom, and I'm Mike Gioia, and I'm Cindy Rich and we have a special guest, Bryan Murley. Welcome to the TechTalk4Teachers podcast, the show about teaching and learning with technology.

In this episode...

Bryan Murley a Professor of Journalism at EIU shares his podcast called Colllege Media Podcast. Mike Gioia and I will discuss World Backup Day and encourage EVERYONE to make a backup of your data today and we will finish up with our Technology Picks of the Week.

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Show Note Links

Bryan Murley Links:





World Backup Day



ITC YouTube Videos about backups:


itcts_33 Organizing Files, Folders, and Backups (Tips and Tricks)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QmQHFZ3pL-0&list=UUAkVWHTOjqjhlmEn742w2Aw



itcts_34 Organizing Files, Folders, and Backups (Tips and Tricks)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mb5myf1y1vA&list=UUAkVWHTOjqjhlmEn742w2Aw



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Technology Picks of the Week


Bryan's Pick

Skitch
http://evernote.com/skitch/


Mike’s Pick

in1Case Mobile Phone Case with acccessories
http://www.in1case.com/Default.asp



Cindy’s Pick

iTunes U eBook Settlement





That wraps it up for episode 163 of TechTalk4Teachers. Show notes for this episode and archived episodes are available on the web at the EIU Instructional Technology Center website at eiu.edu/itc  To leave a comment or suggestion, please send an email to techtalk@eiu.edu or leave a comment on the Tech Talk for Teachers blog. Until next time, this is Tom Grissom, I'm Cindy Rich, and I'm Mike Gioia, and I'm Bryan Murley, keep on learning.

Keep on Learning, 
Tom Grissom, Ph.D. 
Twitter: @tomgrissom 

Friday, February 28, 2014

Episode 162 - Is it Spring yet?

02/28/2014

It's Thursday, February 27th, 2014 and welcome to TechTalk4Teachers, I'm Tom Grissom, and I'm Cindy Rich. Welcome to the TechTalk4Teachers podcast, the show about teaching and learning with technology.

In this episode...

Cindy and I will discuss a possible new phone search and some plans for getting some projects completed over Spring Break. Mike Gioia will lead our Security Spotlight feature and discuss more data breaches and Apples latest iOS and OS X security flaws.

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Technology Picks of the Week



Tom’s Pick
Find out reading level of your text by grade level.
http://www.hemingwayapp.com/


Cindy’s Pick
C25K Rund Double App
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.rundouble.companion&hl=en

Mike’s Pick
Keyring Loyalty Card App
https://www.keyringapp.com/


That wraps it up for episode 162 of TechTalk4Teachers. Show notes for this episode and archived episodes are available on the web at the EIU Instructional Technology Center website at eiu.edu/itc  To leave a comment or suggestion, please send an email to techtalk@eiu.edu or leave a comment on the Tech Talk for Teachers blog. Until next time, this is Tom Grissom, I'm Cindy Rich, and I'm Mike Gioia, keep on learning.

Keep on Learning, 
Tom Grissom, Ph.D. 
Twitter: @tomgrissom 

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Episode 161 - Data Privacy Month, Stay Safe Out There

01/30/2014

It's Thursday, January 30th, 2014 and welcome to TechTalk4Teachers, I'm Tom Grissom, I'm Cindy Rich, and I'm Mike Gioia. Welcome to the TechTalk4Teachers podcast, the show about teaching and learning with technology.

In this episode...

Mike Gioia will lead our Security Spotlight feature and discuss Data Privacy Month and share a few resources about keeping your data private and being safe online. We will also have our Tech Picks of the week including a new Chromebook review. Happy 2014!

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Data Privacy Month


Stay Safe Online Resource Website
http://www.staysafeonline.org/data-privacy-day/


Technology Picks of the Week





Mike’s Pick
Google Search


That wraps it up for episode 161 of TechTalk4Teachers. Show notes for this episode and archived episodes are available on the web at the EIU Instructional Technology Center website at eiu.edu/itc  To leave a comment or suggestion, please send an email to techtalk@eiu.edu or leave a comment on the Tech Talk for Teachers blog. Until next time, this is Tom Grissom, I'm Cindy Rich, and I'm Mike Gioia, keep on learning.

Keep on Learning, 
Tom Grissom, Ph.D. 
Twitter: @tomgrissom 


Friday, December 13, 2013

Episode 160 – Security Questions and Holiday Tech Gift Ideas

12/13/2013

It's Friday, December 13th 2013 and welcome to TechTalk4Teachers, I'm Tom Grissom, I'm Cindy Rich, and I'm Mike Gioia. Welcome to the TechTalk4Teachers podcast, the show about teaching and learning with technology.

In this episode...

Mike Gioia will lead our Security Spotlight feature and discuss the how hackers are using keyloggers and security questions to steal your passwords. Our Tech Picks this week will focus on Holiday Gift Stocking Stuffers for the teacher/techies in the house.

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Avoiding Vulnerable Passwords - and Rules, Too

http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/news/features/telepathwords-120513.aspx

https://telepathwords.research.microsoft.com/


Technology Picks of the Week


For Tech Picks of the Week we will focus on some holiday gift ideas for teachers and techies so be sure to check those out

Cindy’s Picks – Personalized Gifts


Mike’s Picks
Glif Tripod Mount for Smartphones

Remote Mouse Clicker (can often catch these on sale)
http://targus.com/us/wireless-presenter-with-laser-pointer-amp16us



Tom’s Pick
Raspberry Pi Kit Computer
http://www.raspberrypi.org/archives/5387

Happy Holidays and...

Keep on Learning,
Tom Grissom, PhD.

@tomgrissom



Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Episode 159 - Mobile Phone Photography for Teachers and the Hack Heard Round the World

11/20/2013

It’s Wednesday, November 20th, 2013 and welcome to episode 159 of Tech Talk 4 Teachers. I'm Tom Grissom, I'm Cindy Rich, and I'm Mike Gioia. Welcome to TechTalk4Teachers the show about teaching and learning with technology.

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Mobile Phone Photography for Teachers
Brian Poulter - Professor of Journalism at Eastern Illinois University


The Long Winding Road- Illinois Route 1 

D. Jones Photo

Tea Party Photo


Joe Gisondi - Hearld and Review Articles

Illinois 1: Danville stadium and its team part of rich baseball heritage


Getting lost on the way to a hanging


Illinois 1: Story seekers visit final resting place of accused witch and killer




Do we know it when we see it? Or, do we see it when we know it?


The Story Behind the FedEx Logo

Do you see the arrow in the FedEx logo?







Old Big Ten Logo




Image from:



Mobile Phone Apps






Security Spotlight – Mike Gioia


Adobe in the news…..again.

EIU Security Twitter account

@EIU_InfoSec




Technology Picks of the Week

Tom’s Pick

The Magic of Miracast Wireless Display Technology




Cindy’s Pick

Library of Congress Today in History Archive



Gettysburg Address – 150th Anniversary


JFK Assassination – 50th Anniversary





Mike’s Pick

Charity Navigator Website



That wraps it up for episode 159 of TechTalk4Teachers. Show notes for this episode and archived episodes are available on the web at the EIU Instructional Technology Center website at eiu.edu/itc  To leave a comment or suggestion, please send an email to techtalk@eiu.edu or leave a comment on the Tech Talk for Teachers blog. Until next time, this is Tom Grissom, I'm Cindy Rich, and I'm Mike Gioia, keep on learning.

Keep on Learning,
Tom Grissom, PhD


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Thursday, October 31, 2013

Episode 158 - MOOCs, Cryptolocker, and RIP iGoogle

It’s Thursday, October 31st, 2013 and welcome to episode 158 of Tech Talk 4 Teachers. I'm Tom Grissom, I'm Cindy Rich, and I'm Mike Gioia. (evil laugh - Halloween edition)


Welcome to Tech Talk for Teachers the show about Teaching and Learning with Technology.

This month we will be talking about a Technology and Science Symposium currently underway here at EIU, MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses), a very scary Cryptolocker threat for PCs and we will finish with our Technology Picks of the Week.


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NSA infiltrates links to Yahoo, Google data centers worldwide,
Snowden documents say

http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/nsa-infiltrates-links-to-yahoo-google-data-centers-worldwide-snowden-documents-say/2013/10/30/e51d661e-4166-11e3-8b74-d89d714ca4dd_story.html



2013 - EIU Technology and Science Symposium
http://castle.eiu.edu/~wahby/Symposia/Science-Technology/2013-EIU-S&T-Symposium-Web-Schedule.pdf




MOOCs

https://www.coursera.org/

https://www.edx.org/

https://www.udacity.com/

Stephen Colbert Tries to Make Sense of MOOCs with the Head of edX




Technology Picks of the Week

Tom's Pick
Twitter in-line pictures
 http://mashable.com/2013/10/29/twitter-photos-videos/  

How to turn off Twitter in-line pictures
http://mashable.com/2013/10/29/turn-off-twitters-photo-preview/




Cindy's Pick

ighome - iGoogle Alternative

http://www.ighome.com/ 


Mike's Pick

Lunatik Stylus

 http://www.amazon.com/LunaTik-Stylus-iPhone-Screens-PMSLV-020/dp/B00821TR7G/ 


Keep on Learning,
tg

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Episode 157 - Edchats, Hashtags, and Adobe hacked

It’s Wednesday, October 16th, 2013 and welcome to episode 157 of Tech Talk 4 Teachers. I'm Tom Grissom, I'm Cindy Rich, and I'm Mike Gioia.


Welcome to Tech Talk for Teachers the show about Teaching and Learning with Technology.

This month we will be talking about Connected Educator month and participating in ed chats by using the  #edchat by using other educational hashtags on Twitter, we will also discuss the recent Adobe hack that compromised 2.9 million Adobe accounts and of course we will finish with our Technology Picks of the Week.


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Connected Educators Month
http://www.ed.gov/edblogs/technology/connected-educators/


Oldie but a Goodie for Connected Educator Month
http://techtalk4teachers.blogspot.com/2011/11/episode-126-social-media-digital.html


Chats: What are they and why do we need them?

http://tomwhitby.wordpress.com/2013/10/14/chats-what-are-they-and-why-do-we-need-them/


Cybrary Man Links


How to take part in, or moderate a Twitter chat


Excellent link to Some Educational Hashtags


Google Doc List of edchats with times



other chats of interest
#ntchat
#edchat
#iledchat - 9-10pm CST Monday Nights
#iaedchat
#aledchat
#caedchat




Security Spotlight - Adobe hacked





EIU IT Security Website
http://www.eiu.edu/its/security/





Technology Picks of the Week


Tom’s Pick

That wraps it up for episode 157 of TechTalk4Teachers. Show notes for this episode and archived episodes are available on the web at the EIU Instructional Technology Center website at eiu.edu/itc To leave a comment or suggestion, please send an email to techtalk@eiu.edu or leave a comment on the Tech Talk for Teachers blog. Until next time, this is Tom Grissom, I'm Cindy Rich, and I'm Mike Gioia, keep on learning.

Keep on Learning,
Tom Grissom, PhD