The Best $30 You'll Ever Spend...
You all know that I am the biggest advocate ever for free tools, but this week I want to share one of the most-used tools in my arsenal, which did in fact cost me about $30 - TechSmith's SnagIt.
A lot of software companies these days work on a subscription basis, but the $29.99 education price pays for a license, not a periodic subscription fee (you will need to provide proof that you are an educator in order to take advantage of the education pricing).
I use SnagIt pretty much on a daily basis, for many tasks:
This week we looked at recommended practices when creating presentation slides, AND gave three awesome resource sites for you to find ready-made slide templates! There are basic slide decks, slide decks for games, hyperdoc slide decks - you name it, you'll be able to find it!
This week's tip is short and sweet - want to have some fun with fonts in the easiest way possible? Try cooltext.com! This 3-minute video shows how simple it is to create eye-catching banners and titles for documents, slides, Canvas pages, and more.
CGCC faculty spoke, and we listened! By going through all of your feedback from this Summer’s ten Base Camp sessions, we learned that many of you want to know more about teaching online – in particular, teaching Live Online. So we’re cooking up a new weekly series to meet your needs:
Awesome people who want to help you do awesome stuff in the classroom! Join the conversation here or in our Facebook Group: CGCC Center for Teaching, Learning, and Assessment