New Features of Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 (Windows)

By Paul Schouten, Instructional Development Services Lab Assistant
Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 for Windows has several new notable features. These new features have made presenting information much more convenient, stylish, and interesting. Just to name a few, Smart Guides, new shape tools, new layouts, and Presenter View will be highlighted in this edition of Tech Insights.
Smart Guides
Previously, [...]

New Features of Microsoft Word 2013 (Windows)

By Dane Severinsen, Instructional Development Services Graduate Assistant
Whats New With Microsoft Word
Word 2013 has a host of new and exciting features, from how you open files to presenting your work. There is surly a new feature that will help you be more productive in Word 2013. Lets take a look at some of the new [...]

Social Work iOS Apps

By Paul Schouten, Instructional Development Services Lab Assistant
iXpenseIt Lite
This week we will be highlighting a few apps for those involved in Social Work. The first app we will discuss is call iXpenseIt Lite. This is the free version of a financial app that can be very useful to social workers. This app can be helpful [...]

KIN iOS Apps

By Brittani Carter, Instructional Development Services Lab Assistant
The Athletic Trainer App- has made filling out injury reports and recording SOAP Notes easier than ever. This FREE iPad and iPhone app allows you to fill out, keep track and manage all of your reports and securely stores it. You can email reports or notes for printing [...]

DFMH iOS Apps

By Corey James, Instructional Development Services Graduate Assistant

Calorie Counter & Diet Tracker by MyFitnessPal is an iOS diet app that allows you to keep track of how many calories you are intaking throughout the day. It also keeps track of your daily exercises and computes the amount of calories burned from that exercise. After eating [...]

RPTA iOS Apps

By Allison Muur, Instructional Development Services Graduate Assistant
This issue of TechInsights will focus on different applications available to RPTA majors. These apps can be used to teach outdoor activities and adventures, to locate beautiful parks all over the world, plan easy and fun trips to see different attractions and visit multiple destinations, and apps that [...]

LEJA iOS Apps

By Paul Schouten, Instructional Development Services Lab Assistant
This issue of TechInsights will focus on different applications available to LEJA majors. These apps can be used as study tools, real life law enforcement insight, or simply sources of interest.
The Law Guide- The Law Guide is a free app made by TheLaw.com, which is used for reference [...]

2013 Holiday Tech Gift Guide

By IDS staff members Corey James, Allie Muur, Brittani Carter, Paul Schouten, and Ronald Smith
In this years holiday tech gift blog we will highlight several popular and cool tech gadgets that are under $100 as well as those that are over $100.  IDS staff hopes you all have a wonderful holiday season and ring in [...]

Fall 2013 Recap

The staff of the Instructional Development Services would like to thank all you loyal readers of our blog articles and would like to thank all those that participated in our Fall 2013 workshops!!  Below we have posted a recap of all the articles/workshops we delivered this fall.  If you weren’t able to attend one of [...]

Knowmia Teach

By Corey James, Instructional Development Services Graduate Assistant
Knowmia Teach is a free app that allows teachers and students to record their lesson plans, allowing others to view them. You can create your lesson plans using different slides and several tools that allow you create various shapes and text. You are also able to import pictures [...]