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 [...]


By Whitney Ezell, Interactive Multimedia Lab Assistant
Droplr was founded, designed and developed by Josh Bryant of Tiny Crumb and Levi Nunnink of Culturezoo.  Droplr is a fairly new Mac OS X application that allows you to share things through the Internet a lot easier. There are many ways to share things but Droplr makes it [...]

Ning – Creating your own social network

Marc Andreessen and Gina Bianchini created Ning October of 2005. Ning is a social networking site that allows you to personalize exactly what’s on your site, use personal backgrounds and add text, pictures, and videos. This site has the capabilities to be used on a social, educational, and professional level.
Capabilities of Ning:

Create unique member profiles [...]


Microblogging keeps even the smallest groups informed.
Have you ever wanted to take a quick class poll, or update students about a schedule change with ease?   Maybe you’d like a collaborative place for students to exchange ideas.  Maybe you’re adventurous enough to incorporate text messages into some instruction.  If any of these ideas sound interesting [...]