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Tech Spotlight: Coursera

For those who don’t know, Coursera is a free online educational resource that offers courses in many different subjects. The website allows for full interation with a subject, from quizzes and video learning.  Coursera has access to around 2000 courses from schools

Posted in Emerging Technology, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Tech Spotlight: Scopus

Scopus is a database of citations and abstracts of peer reviewed: articles, journals, and books. It offers a look into multiple fields including: humanities, science & technology, history, Medicine, and more. Scopus also has tools to help find the most comprehensive

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Tech Spotlight: SBU Map With Useful Locations Marked

A map of Stony Brook University has been created highlighting the locations of: Bus routes, parking, printers, bus stops, dinning places, bike stations, and computer labs. This map can be useful to students both new and old, and contains everything a commuter

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Tech Spotlight: Open Access Theses & Dissertations

Open Access Theses & Dissertations is an online database allowing for students to find open access to graduate Theses and Dissertations worldwide. These open access documents will be of great value to graduate students looking to do intensive research or needing

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Tech Spotlight: American Film Scripts Online

American Film Scripts Online is a database of screenplays and scripts, most of which were never published or available to the public. This database allows for the users to look through different scripts and obtain a better sense for learning and

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Tech Spotlight: Mimir

Mimir is an artificial intelligence grading tool for computer science classrooms. Mirmir supports all the essential instruction languages and helps instructors prevent cheating, grade quickly, and provide excellent feedback to students. Mirmir also helps professors keep track of student engagement

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Tech Spotlight: 50 Years of Learning Technology

The Chronicle of Higher Education published a fascinating article this month about how technology has shaped higher education over the past 50 years. The article explores how students and instructors have used technology in the classroom, from the ultra expensive

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Tech Spotlight: Shakespeare App

Shakespeare is a free mobile app that allows users to read plays, sonnets, and poems by William Shakespeare. Students who are studying English and Shakespeare may find this app to be useful when reading Shakespeare’s works. The app contains the

Posted in Emerging Technology, Literature, Mobile Technology, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Theatre, Writing and Literature

Tech Spotlight: Google Arts & Culture

Google Arts & Culture is a free mobile app that lets you virtually view artwork from museums, galleries, and archives from around the world. Students who are studying art and art history may find this app to be useful in discovering

Posted in Art, Arts & Humanities, Emerging Technology, Mobile Technology, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Tech Spotlight: PresentR

PresentR is a video-based presentation software that gives users realtime feedback about body language, eye contact, and other good practices as they present to help them become better public speakers. The software analyzes a video feed of the user presenting

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