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Tech Spotlight: Desmos

Desmos is a company that develops online math tools such as, graphing calculators. The goal of Desmos is to give free access to tools for math and get rid of the high costs of physical calculators, which have been somewhat of a

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Tech Spotlight: data.world

data.world is a website dedicated to creating and distributing datasets.  With access to millions of different datasets from uses in all fields, data.world helps you to be able to create your own data and distribute it publicly to everyone, or give

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Tech Spotlight: Class Central

Class Central is an online catalog of Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCs. These MOOCs are usually taught by universities over the internet. Some of the most popular MOOCs are; Coursera, edX, FutureLearn, and Udacity. Class Central allows you to browse through

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Tech Spotlight: Artemis: Primary Sources

Artemis Primary Sources is a search engine that combines 3 different primary source databases from GALE. The purpose of this platform is to make it easier for students to research firsthand documents and information from reputable sources. They are working to build

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Tech Spotlight: Open Science Monitor

Open Science Monitor  tracks trends in fields with consistent and reliable data. It offers research in an approachable and easy to navigate way. With areas in Open access, scholarly communication, and open research data it is the perfect tool for students

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Tech Spotlight: EndNote

With the end of the semester coming it is time for students to start getting citations for final projects and papers. EndNote is a bibliographical tool that helps students find citations and organize them into documents. EndNote also allows users to

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Tech Spotlight: Jeopardy Labs

Jeopardy Labs is a website where users can create and customize their own jeopardy game templates for free. Instructors can use this tool to create jeopardy-style games for reviewing material with students during classes, which may be helpful before a test. They can have students play

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Tech Spotlight: Purdue OWL

Purdue Online Writing Lab, or “OWL” for short, is an online writing resource and instructional guide for students who wish to improve their writing techniques. Purdue OWL offers help in writing for essays, citations, Job search writing, English as a

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Tech Spotlight: Duolingo

Duolingo is a foreign language learning app that breaks down languages into easy to learn segments. Using elements of games and scoring points, Duolingo makes learning languages fun and more interesting than trying to make it through a full language

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Tech Spotlight: JoVE

JoVE stands for, Journal of Visualized Experiments, and is a way for scientific researchers to easily access videos on experiments for the purpose of reproducing the experiments accurately. JoVE is the world’s first peer-reviewed scientific video journal. JoVE helps to significantly

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