Friday, April 27, 2012

Episode 131 – Summer Plans and Cloud Wars

It’s Friday, April 27th, 2012 and welcome to episode 131 of Tech Talk for Teachers. I’m Tom Grissom and I’m Cindy RichWelcome Cindy.

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News Items

New versions of Windows 8 – Apple Mountain Lion – Google – Google+ - Office 15
New version of Adobe CS6 – ebooks/EPUB3/iBooks Author

Summer Plans
200+ new computers, laptops, netbooks, iPads, VDI terminals to be replaced this summer for CEPS
New VDI project – Virtual Device Infrastructure BUZ 2445 – VMWare
Active Directory Project – Authentication & security
New ITC staff to get up to speed
Changes to Learning Management System – WebCT to ?
Video Projects – Flipped Classroom – TPACK projects – screencasting – TV style shows
Kindle Fire/Nook/Android tablets


Technology Pick of the week
Map of South-Eastern Illinois Region of Broadband acces (or lack thereof)

Cindy’s Tech Pick

That wraps it up for episode 131 of TechTalk4Teachers. Show notes for this episode and archived episodes are available on the web at the EIU Instructional Technology Center website at To leave a comment or suggestion, please send an email to or leave a comment on the Tech Talk for Teachers blog. Until next time, this is Tom Grissom and I'm Cindy Rich, Keep on learning.