Archive for March, 2013

Gustavus Community Creates New Atlanta-Based Internship

Thanks to alumni networking and the work of several Gustavus administrators and faculty members, senior Alyssa Gaulrapp '13 had the opportunity to complete a once-in-a-lifetime type internship during the month of January in Atlanta, Georgia.

WiFi Network Updates

Since the beginning of spring semester GTS has received a number of complaints about how the wireless/wifi network has been extra slow for them.  Many people mentioned that it was working fine last fall but that this spring it was significantly slower or basically not working for them at all, especially in the evenings. Between […]

How to OCR a .PDF File

Suppose you wanted to digitize a magazine article or a chapter from a textbook. Maybe you’re putting a great research study article up on Moodle, and you want your students or a fellow colleague to read it. You could spend hours retyping the article, or you could simply scan the article and save it as […]

Printing PDFs in Google Chrome

Have you ever printed a document from within the Google Chrome browser and you just get black pages? There is a bug in the latest version of Chrome (25.xxx) that causes certain PDF’s to print in all black when printed from the Chrome PDF printer.  It does not happen in previous versions of Google Chrome.  […]

The Flipped Class: Myth vs. Reality

Many educators are experimenting with the idea of a flipped classroom model. So what is it and why are educators talking about it? The flipped classroom model encompasses any use of using Internet technology to leverage the learning in your classroom, so you can spend more time interacting with students instead of lecturing. This is most […]

7 Random, Useful, and Free iPhone Apps

1. RunKeeper RunKeeper is similar to Nike+, designed for keeping track of workout distances. However, while previously offered as ‘pro’ and ‘free’ versions, the developer now includes all the features in one free app. This allows users to utilize the iPhone’s GPS capabilities to track jogging and cycling routes, and examine mapping and details of your […]