Resources

Colleagues regularly ask me about the software, equipment, and websites that I use in the classroom or in managing my program.  So I thought it would be useful for me to provide you with a list of my favorite resources.  You’ll find a combination of free and paid resources listed below through my affiliate links. In the spirit of full-disclosure, yes, I will receive a very small commission if you use my affiliate links. However, please note that I only list and recommend software, equipment, and services that I personally use and have found use.

This a growing list that I’ll be updating with new resources as I discover more cool and useful tools. So keep checking this list periodically.

Equipment

Photo of Audio Technica ATR-2100

Audio Technica ART-2100 Podcasting Mic: High quality mic that can be connected as a USB or XLR cable. I use this mic to create my podcasts and narrate PowerPoint Video lectures. This mic is used by many professional podcasters. Audio quality is exceptional and it is very affordable.

 

 

 

Photo of Logitech B530

Logitech B530 Headset: This is the headset that I use when doing video tutorials or chatting with my students on Skype.

Photo of Logitech C920 Webcam Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920:  There’s really nothing like chatting with and recording on an HD camera and Logitech has done a wonderful job of developing this 1080p Widescreen Video Calling and Recording webcam.  My students, colleagues, family and friends love the quality of the video they receive on their screen when I am using this camera.  It is by far the best webcam I’ve ever bought. It’s so awesome I own two of them. I use one in my home office and the other in my office on campus.

Software

camtasia-logo

Camtasia: Screen recording and video editing tool. It’s great on PC’s and Mac. Includes the ability to add captions to your videos.

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Website

Logo of hostmonster

Hostmonster: This is by far my favorite website hosting company. I’ve used them for multiple websites for many years. They’re owned by BlueHost so you know that they’re customer service is excellent and their prices are very competitive.

 


Logo of fiverr

Fiverr: Great CHEAP outsourcing resource to hire people do just about anything starting at $5.

 

 

Logo of oDesk

ODesk: This is my primary outsourcing website. I use Odesk to hire audio and video transcribers, web designers, program coders, and clerical staff.

 

Books

photo of the book Presentation Zen

Presentation Zen by Garr Reynolds. This is a terrific book to teach you how to re-think and redo your borrowing PowerPoint presentations, into beautiful and captivating presentations.  I’ve been gradually converting my presentations into Zen presentations and I’m loving it.

 

Photo of the One Minute Manager

The One Minute Manager by Ken Blanchard. I read this books many years ago and it’s a classic that’s is applicable today as the day it was born. If you’re looking for a way to address performance and behavior issues with your students, peers, or faculty this is a must read.

 

 

The Resource Handbook For Academic Deans, 3rd Ededited by Laura L. Behling. This book is a MUST for current deans as well as anyone contemplating a transition from being a faculty or department chair to becoming a dean or associate dean. The book chock-full of practical tips, advice, dos and don’ts from veterans college administrators. I purchased this book when I considered moving into management and it has become a wonderful resource for me.

 

Skype LogoSkype: FREE software for chatting with students via audio/video/text. I also use it for live screen-sharing sessions during one-on-one sessions.

Evernote LogoEvernote: FREE notebook on steroid. I use it for everything from brain storming, to article writing, to document storing, to organizing my thoughts and content. It comes as an downloadable program for PCs and MACs, phone app, or as a web browser plugin. It automatically sync across all of your devices. It also comes in a premium (paid) version, but the free one works for all of my needs.

Colleagues regularly ask me about the software, equipment, and websites that I use in the classroom or in managing my program.  So I thought it would be useful for me to provide you with a list of my favorite resources.  You’ll find a combination of free and  paid resources listed below through my affiliate links. In the spirit of full-disclosure, yes, I will receive a very small commission if you use my affiliate links. However, please note that I only list and recommend software, equipment, and services that I personally use and have found use.

This a growing list that I’ll be updating with new resources as I discover more cool and useful tools. So keep checking this list periodically.

Software

GoogleHangouts Logo

GoogleHangouts: FREE app associated with your Google Plus account that allows to you do live video chats with up to 10 people, screen-share, and record the session if you want to and have it automatically saved on your YouTube account.

 

Audacity Logo

Audacity: FREE audio editing software

Evernote LogoEvernote: FREE notebook on steroid. I use it for everything from brain storming, to article writing, to document storing, to organizing my thoughts and content. It comes as an downloadable program for PCs and MACs, phone app, or as a web browser plugin. It automatically sync across all of your devices. It also comes in a premium (paid) version, but the free one works for all of my needs.


Skype LogoSkype:
FREE software for chatting with students via audio/video/text. I also use it for live screen-sharing sessions during one-on-one sessions.

 

Camtasia Icon

Camtasia: Screen recording and video editing tool. It’s great on PC’s and Mac. Includes the ability to add captions to your videos.

Equipment

Photo of Audio Technica ATR-2100Audio Technica ART-2100 Podcasting Mic: High quality mic that can be connected as a USB or XLR cable. I use this mic to create my podcasts and narrate PowerPoint Video lectures. This mic is used by many professional podcasters. Audio quality is exceptional and it is very affordable.

Photo of Logitech C920 Webcam Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920:  There’s really nothing like chatting with and recording on an HD camera and Logitech has done a wonderful job of developing this 1080p Widescreen Video Calling and Recording webcam.  My students, colleagues, family and friends love the quality of the video they receive on their screen when I am using this camera.  It is by far the best webcam I’ve ever bought. It’s so awesome I own two of them. I use one in my home office and the other in my office on campus.

Photo of Logitech B530

Logitech B530 Headset: This is the headset that I use when doing video tutorials or chatting with my students on Skype.

Website

Logo of hostmonster

Hostmonster: This is by far my favorite website hosting company. I’ve used them for multiple websites for many years. They’re owned by BlueHost so you know that they’re customer service is excellent and their prices are very competitive.


Logo of fiverr

Fiverr: Great CHEAP outsourcing resource to hire people do just about anything starting at $5.

Logo of oDesk

ODesk: This is my primary outsourcing website. I use Odesk to hire audio and video transcribers, web designers, program coders, and clerical staff.

Books

photo of the book Presentation Zen

Presentation Zen by Garr Reynolds. This is a terrific book to teach you how to re-think and redo your borrowing PowerPoint presentations, into beautiful and captivating presentations.  I’ve been gradually converting my presentations into Zen presentations and I’m loving it.

Photo of the One Minute Manager

The One Minute Manager by Ken Blanchard. I read this books many years ago and it’s a classic that’s is applicable today as the day it was born. If you’re looking for a way to address performance and behavior issues with your students, peers, or faculty this is a must read.

The Resource Handbook For Academic Deans, 3rd Ededited by Laura L. Behling. This book is a MUST for current deans as well as anyone contemplating a transition from being a faculty or department chair to becoming a dean or associate dean. The book chock-full of practical tips, advice, dos and don’ts from veterans college administrators. I purchased this book when I considered moving into management and it has become a wonderful resource for me.

Colleagues regularly ask me about the software, equipment, and websites that I use in the classroom or in managing my program.  So I thought it would be useful for me to provide you with a list of my favorite resources.  You’ll find a combination of free and  paid resources listed below through my affiliate links. In the spirit of full-disclosure, yes, I will receive a very small commission if you use my affiliate links. However, please note that I only list and recommend software, equipment, and services that I personally use and have found use.

This a growing list that I’ll be updating with new resources as I discover more cool and useful tools. So keep checking this list periodically.

Software

GoogleHangouts Logo

GoogleHangouts: FREE app associated with your Google Plus account that allows to you do live video chats with up to 10 people, screen-share, and record the session if you want to and have it automatically saved on your YouTube account.

 

Audacity Logo

Audacity: FREE audio editing software

Evernote LogoEvernote: FREE notebook on steroid. I use it for everything from brain storming, to article writing, to document storing, to organizing my thoughts and content. It comes as an downloadable program for PCs and MACs, phone app, or as a web browser plugin. It automatically sync across all of your devices. It also comes in a premium (paid) version, but the free one works for all of my needs.


Skype LogoSkype:
FREE software for chatting with students via audio/video/text. I also use it for live screen-sharing sessions during one-on-one sessions.

 

Camtasia Icon

Camtasia: Screen recording and video editing tool. It’s great on PC’s and Mac. Includes the ability to add captions to your videos.

Equipment

Photo of Audio Technica ATR-2100Audio Technica ART-2100 Podcasting Mic: High quality mic that can be connected as a USB or XLR cable. I use this mic to create my podcasts and narrate PowerPoint Video lectures. This mic is used by many professional podcasters. Audio quality is exceptional and it is very affordable.

Photo of Logitech C920 Webcam Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920:  There’s really nothing like chatting with and recording on an HD camera and Logitech has done a wonderful job of developing this 1080p Widescreen Video Calling and Recording webcam.  My students, colleagues, family and friends love the quality of the video they receive on their screen when I am using this camera.  It is by far the best webcam I’ve ever bought. It’s so awesome I own two of them. I use one in my home office and the other in my office on campus.

Photo of Logitech B530

Logitech B530 Headset: This is the headset that I use when doing video tutorials or chatting with my students on Skype.

Website

Logo of hostmonster

Hostmonster: This is by far my favorite website hosting company. I’ve used them for multiple websites for many years. They’re owned by BlueHost so you know that they’re customer service is excellent and their prices are very competitive.


Logo of fiverr

Fiverr: Great CHEAP outsourcing resource to hire people do just about anything starting at $5.

Logo of oDesk

ODesk: This is my primary outsourcing website. I use Odesk to hire audio and video transcribers, web designers, program coders, and clerical staff.

Books

photo of the book Presentation Zen

Presentation Zen by Garr Reynolds. This is a terrific book to teach you how to re-think and redo your borrowing PowerPoint presentations, into beautiful and captivating presentations.  I’ve been gradually converting my presentations into Zen presentations and I’m loving it.

Photo of the One Minute Manager

The One Minute Manager by Ken Blanchard. I read this books many years ago and it’s a classic that’s is applicable today as the day it was born. If you’re looking for a way to address performance and behavior issues with your students, peers, or faculty this is a must read.

The Resource Handbook For Academic Deans, 3rd Ededited by Laura L. Behling. This book is a MUST for current deans as well as anyone contemplating a transition from being a faculty or department chair to becoming a dean or associate dean. The book chock-full of practical tips, advice, dos and don’ts from veterans college administrators. I purchased this book when I considered moving into management and it has become a wonderful resource for me.

Colleagues regularly ask me about the software, equipment, and websites that I use in the classroom or in managing my program.  So I thought it would be useful for me to provide you with a list of my favorite resources.  You’ll find a combination of free and  paid resources listed below through my affiliate links. In the spirit of full-disclosure, yes, I will receive a very small commission if you use my affiliate links. However, please note that I only list and recommend software, equipment, and services that I personally use and have found use.

This a growing list that I’ll be updating with new resources as I discover more cool and useful tools. So keep checking this list periodically.

Software

GoogleHangouts Logo

GoogleHangouts: FREE app associated with your Google Plus account that allows to you do live video chats with up to 10 people, screen-share, and record the session if you want to and have it automatically saved on your YouTube account.

 

Audacity Logo

Audacity: FREE audio editing software

Evernote LogoEvernote: FREE notebook on steroid. I use it for everything from brain storming, to article writing, to document storing, to organizing my thoughts and content. It comes as an downloadable program for PCs and MACs, phone app, or as a web browser plugin. It automatically sync across all of your devices. It also comes in a premium (paid) version, but the free one works for all of my needs.


Skype LogoSkype:
FREE software for chatting with students via audio/video/text. I also use it for live screen-sharing sessions during one-on-one sessions.

 

Camtasia Icon

Camtasia: Screen recording and video editing tool. It’s great on PC’s and Mac. Includes the ability to add captions to your videos.

Equipment

Photo of Audio Technica ATR-2100Audio Technica ART-2100 Podcasting Mic: High quality mic that can be connected as a USB or XLR cable. I use this mic to create my podcasts and narrate PowerPoint Video lectures. This mic is used by many professional podcasters. Audio quality is exceptional and it is very affordable.

Photo of Logitech C920 Webcam Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920:  There’s really nothing like chatting with and recording on an HD camera and Logitech has done a wonderful job of developing this 1080p Widescreen Video Calling and Recording webcam.  My students, colleagues, family and friends love the quality of the video they receive on their screen when I am using this camera.  It is by far the best webcam I’ve ever bought. It’s so awesome I own two of them. I use one in my home office and the other in my office on campus.

Photo of Logitech B530

Logitech B530 Headset: This is the headset that I use when doing video tutorials or chatting with my students on Skype.

Website

Logo of hostmonster

Hostmonster: This is by far my favorite website hosting company. I’ve used them for multiple websites for many years. They’re owned by BlueHost so you know that they’re customer service is excellent and their prices are very competitive.


Logo of fiverr

Fiverr: Great CHEAP outsourcing resource to hire people do just about anything starting at $5.

Logo of oDesk

ODesk: This is my primary outsourcing website. I use Odesk to hire audio and video transcribers, web designers, program coders, and clerical staff.

Books

photo of the book Presentation Zen

Presentation Zen by Garr Reynolds. This is a terrific book to teach you how to re-think and redo your borrowing PowerPoint presentations, into beautiful and captivating presentations.  I’ve been gradually converting my presentations into Zen presentations and I’m loving it.

Photo of the One Minute Manager

The One Minute Manager by Ken Blanchard. I read this books many years ago and it’s a classic that’s is applicable today as the day it was born. If you’re looking for a way to address performance and behavior issues with your students, peers, or faculty this is a must read.

The Resource Handbook For Academic Deans, 3rd Ededited by Laura L. Behling. This book is a MUST for current deans as well as anyone contemplating a transition from being a faculty or department chair to becoming a dean or associate dean. The book chock-full of practical tips, advice, dos and don’ts from veterans college administrators. I purchased this book when I considered moving into management and it has become a wonderful resource for me.