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Did you know different generations are given names? For example, those born in the 1950s are called Baby Boomers, which were followed by Generation X. Generation X preceded Generation Y. Personally, Generation X reminds me of X-Men, so I think they have the coolest name. Generation Y typically refers to those born between the 1980s […]

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Kaptify premieres at Weber State

Instructors and professors in the Weber State University technical sales department can now use Kaptify, a camera technology that can record lectures. WSU alumnus Alan Martin and Columbia University graduate Brennon Garrett created the program using the camera in an iPod Touch, which then plugs into a small stand. The teacher, who lectures in the […]

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At Weber State University, a student can earn a degree and barely ever set foot on campus. Nine degrees are currently available to WSU students online. Individual departments choose if they want their courses to be online as well as in a physical classroom. “I think it’s convenience, flexibility,” said Brian Stecklein, the associate dean […]

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Almost everywhere you look on Weber State University’s campus, you can see the ways technology has impacted students’ lives, whether it’s students taking notes in class on a laptop or watching videos on a tablet or just texting in between classes. While a lot of the advances have been beneficial to college students, it might […]

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Video conferencing growing at WSU

[media-credit name="Tyler Brown" align="alignright" width="300"][/media-credit]With the growth of Skype reaching milestones, Weber State University is increasing its use of video-conference technology. In a recent blog, Skype said on its website that about 35 million users were logged in at the same time, a new record. This was just one week after reaching the milestone of 34 million. “It’s […]

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Weber State University provided iPads free of charge to students this semester as part of an experimental case study.  The ongoing research, presented at WSU’s Teaching and Learning Symposium last week, is designed to discover the influence of mobile technology’s reach into the classroom. The students in the courses that provided the iPads responded positively […]

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