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Can you scan this for me?!

Can you scan this for me? Yes, we can… but we prefer to teach YOU to do it yourself! Knowledge is power, right?! Today, the wonderful and talented Faye is making a guest appearance on the blog, and is introducing you to our new toy. Ok, it’s not a toy, unless you’re a technology geek like I am! Ok Faye, take it away…

Scan your documents with ease! Our new document scanner can scan up to 112 pages per minute in black and white, grayscale, and color. This is perfect for those documents needing high quality optical character recognition. We also have a cool new software application to use with the document scanner, called ABBYY FineReader. This program allows you to create editable and searchable electronic files from scanned paper documents and PDFs. If you only have hard copy handouts and you want them digitized for editing and/or for uploading into your ANGEL course shell, this is the perfect solution for you!

If you’d like to try it out, give us a call and we’d be happy to help you get started.

Skinny Files

If you missed it, we just added a new workshop to our Professional Development offerings. What are “skinny files,” and why should you care?! Well, I’m glad you asked, because I placed the workshop handout online for your viewing pleasure. Click on the image below!

PS: Thank you to “C-Weck” (one of our favorite blog readers and a member of the CTL team) for discovering Issuu.com, the online file/document hosting service that we used to host this Skinny Files PDF. It’s Pretty slick, isn’t it? Can you see uses for this service in your classroom? Look for more useful documents on the CTL’s Issuu page soon!

PDF Power – part 2

This is a continuation from the previous post, and includes an exciting conclusion to the “unofficial guide to everything that you need to know about PDFs… For Dummies… Cliff Notes… abridged edition 1.0! ”

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PDF Power – part 1

I’ll just come right out and say it- the PDF is one of the most useful yet misunderstood concepts in instructional technology. Well have no fear, because the CTL Blog is here to shed some light on the subject! (Insert nostalgic, superhero theme song here.) To make this as painless as possible, I’ve created the unofficial guide to everything that you need to know about PDFs… For Dummies… Cliff Notes… abridged edition 1.0!

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