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As a Google G Suite Enterprise University, ACU is able to provide students, faculty, and staff with all of the various applications in the Google Universe. Today, two of the most used applications on campus are Google Gmail and Google Calendar. Both help provide a great deal of information and schedules, but neither are being used to their full potential on campus. Donald helped several individuals learn a little more about some of...

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I have been able to present this content twice – so many of you who may have only attended the first presentation might want to see my slides from the second. Here they are: Analog to Digital Lets face it, the creation of data can be somewhat overwhelming. By the end of 2016, 2,500,000,000,000,000,000 bytes (2.5 Exabytes) of data was being created every…single…day. So when it comes to thinking about adding to an...

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Jasmine Hoover led several ACU staff members through some of her favorite online resources for gathering U.S. Statistical Data. All of the sites she shared are available on Jasmine’s LibGuide, or you can go to the ACU Library website, click on “Research Guides,” and type “Data” into the search box. Jasmine’s LibGuide will be the first result....

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Dr. Anita Broxson hand picked four of her senior nursing students to participate in a research project whereby they would create a survey, develop and produce a video, and provide a means by which they could determine whether or not individuals would be able to gain a better understanding on how they could keep from contracting the Zika virus. Turns out, they did a really good job in not only attaining their objectives, but with some...

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Today, John Kaczmarek and several students and staff began their Raspberry Pi project in partnership with the Innovation Foundry and Maker Lab. The project is a first of it’s kind pilot program in which participants will be building a distributed weather monitoring system utilizing the Nerves platform. This project follows an Innovation Fridays talk John gave about the Internet of Things.  Plans are for the project to be...

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What is Adobe CC? Today, Dr. Marisa Beard and Stephen Rektenwald talked about and demonstrated some of the Adobe Creative Cloud applications that can be very useful in your teaching, learning, and everyday creations. From demonstrating how to download the Adobe CC app to your desktop, to providing resources on how to use the various applications, Marisa and Stephen interacted with those in attendance as well as fielded...

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The Internet of Things: What is it and why it matters – Led by John Kaczmarek Smart Smart diapers? Internet-connected water bottles? Bluetooth-enabled egg trays? You put a touch screen on what? John Kaczmarek helped to explain the the Internet of Things and explored the growing impact it’s having on our lives and education. This was the first in a series of ongoing sessions that will allow interested participants to create...

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