ABS of STEAL

Welcome! Laugh! Share! Learn!

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Audrey and Brandon rattle on about several new things coming our way or already here on campus. If you have iTunes and are subscribed to the podcast there, enjoy the enhanced version with URLs and all that jazz!!

  • Warmup – New Version of D2L on the TEST server and some of the improvements in that version
  • Water Cooler – Brandon’s new iTunes app for Instructor Reference on D2L
  • Water Cooler – iPad 2
  • High Intensity – Camtasia Relay to replace Impatica on Instructor Toolbelt
  • Cool Down – Desire2Learn Users Conference FUSION 2011 coming in July
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06 Dec, 2010

ABisode Four – Our Wish List

Posted by: Brandon Ballentine In: podcast

Audrey and Brandon share their D2L wish lists and talk about some other things they hope to find under the tree this year.

Cool gadgets/Sites

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26 Feb, 2010

ABisode Three – The Geo Abisode

Posted by: Brandon Ballentine In: enhanced podcast|high intensity|warmup

Keeping the resolution alive – 2nd Abisode for 2010!

In this ABisode we talk about:

  • Google Buzz
  • Geolocation
  • GeoCache
  • Geotags
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Welcome back and Happy New Year!!

2010 brings us a New Year’s Resolution. We resolve to get more than one measly episode out this semester. Promise.

In this episode:

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26 Jan, 2010

First Look: Video Tour of NEXT Classroom

Posted by: Audrey Williams In: podcast

Here is Part One of what is sure to be a continuing saga of bad camera work and low audio while we explore the various offerings in the New, Emerging and eXperimental Technology/Techniques (NEXT) Classroom.

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Movie will be here!

This version will show up in iTunes if you subscribe there (same as above!)

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Welcome to our first “official” ABisode for the Audrey and Brandon Show: Sharing Technology, Education and Laughs (ABS of STEAL).

In this episode, we discuss:

  • The recent phishing attacks and release of username/password combinations for some users of Hotmail, Gmail and other popular email services.
  • What Gravatars (globally recognized avatars) are and how you can get your own
  • Facebook Lite, the new stripped down version of Facebook.

Links we mention:

You can also check out the Identity Theft Prevention presentation we did for Technology Tuesday way back in 2004 as well as more information about the recent phishing attacks from Computer World.

05 Oct, 2009

You can find ABS of STEAL in iTunes

Posted by: Audrey In: administrivia|Links

podcast_logoYay! If you are an iTunes fan and want your podcast there, we got you covered!

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21 Aug, 2009

ABS of STEAL: Demo Episode

Posted by: Audrey Williams In: enhanced podcast|podcast

Where we get our feet wet in podcasting and introduce the new podcast called “The Audrey and Brandon Show Sharing Technology, Education and Laughs” or ABS of STEAL!

In each episode, we will have some of these segments:

  • Warm Up – General announcements about technologies on campus, updates, etc
  • High Intensity – Our hard core techno-workouts with things geeky like CSS coding, QR codes, SMS technologies and other such stuff
  • Cross-Training – A segment about technologies that may not necessarily be on campus but are certainly of interest!
  • Water Break – Where we get social and talk about social networking, social media and the like
  • ABS Burner – Your turn to send us questions and we will try to answer them!
  • Take 5 With… – A guest will join us to talk about their use of technology in the classroom or online course
  • Cool Down – whatever else we want to throw in there!!

Enjoy the Demo Episode. See you ’round the techno-gym.

Intro Music: rhythmboy / CC BY-NC 3.0

Outro Music: Loveshadow / CC BY-NC 3.0

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Our Music

We get our theme music from CCMixtr.org, a great source for creative commons licensed tunes.

Intro Music: rhythmboy / CC BY-NC 3.0

Outro Music: Loveshadow / CC BY-NC 3.0