TimelineJS: DePauw University history

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DePauw students work on back to school edition

I’m teaching at DePauw University this week and snapped some photos of the staff at The DePauw working on the back-to-school edition. The DePauw is the oldest college newspaper in Indiana and birthplace of Sigma Delta Chi, which was founded in 1909.

Some photos from around campus

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PlayBuzz: York Fair history quiz

I used PlayBuzz to build this York Fair history quiz.

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Playbuzz: “Star-Spangled” Banner quiz

It’s super easy to build quizzes using Playbuzz. Here’s one I built in honor of the 200th anniversary of “The Star-Spangled Banner.”

 

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Using Layar to enrich print

In a previous post, I discussed Thinglink, a great way to make interactive images for online.

With Layar, you can add interactive content to print, making it come alive when you scan it with your smartphone app. I took this image…

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Try it. Download the free app on your smartphone and  scan this page. What do you think?

 

 

 

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Use Spotify to create fun music lists to share

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Use Listly to crowdsource content

You can use Listly to curate, crowdsource and engage readers via embedded list. Here’s one I started on Favorite Places to Visit.

Here’s a list I did of my books:

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Using Soundcite to enrich text: Carousel

One of my favorite rides is the beautiful Grand Carousel at Knoebels Amusement Resort in Elysburg, Pa. I can hear the carousel music as I write this post. There’s nothing quite like getting an outside horse and reaching for the brass ring.  There is only one brass ring each ride; the rest are steel. I’ve been lucky to get the brass ring twice. Have you ever grabbed a brass ring?

See Knoebels’photos via Snapwidget

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Use free Snapwidget to create embeddable grid, map, slideshow of Instagram photos

I created this embeddable map using Snapwidget, a free Instagram widget. You can also use it to create embeddable grids or slideshows and filter by username or hashtag.


Here are the same photos via a slideshow made with the widget. Notice that the slideshow is autoplay.


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Thinglink creates interactive book flyer

Mouse of this interactive flyer I made with Thinglink to connect to reviews and Amazon to purchase.

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