Entries from EnhancED tagged with 'widgets'

Wikispaces Adds Quizlet and GeoGebra Widgets for Improved Student Engagement

Wikispaces is one of the many tools that CCNMTL offers to the Columbia community. With the addition of two new widgets to their suite of tools—Quizlet and GeoGebra—Wikispaces becomes an even more enticing solution for instructors who want to include...

In-Page Audio for Sakai

Columbia University Anthropology professor John Pemberton uses New CourseWorks/Sakai to house hundreds of audio files in his course Listening: An Ethnography of Sound. These files, usually MP3 audio tracks, are stored in folders within the Files & Resources section of...

Library Databases Search Widgets - Bringing Search to Your Students

A few weeks ago we wrote a short article about how to embed widgets into your course web site. A particularly useful category of embeddable widgets is "library database search tools". Example: Pre-Defined, Single Service Search Many of Columbia's database...

Embedding Widgets in Columbia's Learning Management Systems

Many Web services offer "widgets" (a.k.a. tools that allow the service to be used in other sites). Examples of embeddable Web services abound. They include: weather updates stock tickers news updates via RSS feeds video chat windows search widgets maps...

Meta-Lib Offers Custom Multi-Database Searches

The Columbia Libraries' research and subject guides generally list a number of pertinent databases. Searching across these disparate databases (a federated search) is now possible using a tool called MetaLib. When MetaLib receives a search request, it will provide a...

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