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How to block download assignments from Blackboard?

For instance, see the attached image (redacted for anonymity). Does Blackboard provide any means to download all in one go? There are many guides that suggest that you can - but all of them show ...
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How can I prepare an old PC for educational use by a child? [closed]

I have an old PC of mine that I'm thinking of preparing for use by a school-going child. It's a decade old PC with a 40GB hard disk, Pentium 4 processor, and I believe 1GB of RAM. As of now, I have: ...
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Tool for managing student Chromebook usage

We deployed Chromebooks to our sixth graders 1:1. We are loving the freedom that it gives our students to explore creatively -- but we are having some trouble with students using Chromebooks for ...
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Method of taking an image with labels and turning it into a flash card

I have a load of images (lots of them anatomy images, I am a medical student) and I want to turn them into flashcards. The part I am having trouble with is the modification of the image so that it ...
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Need a 64-bit version of MSWLOGO software or an identical alternative 64bit version [closed]

MSWLOGO is an educational software, i need a version which works on WINDOWS SERVER, WINDOWS 7 and other 64BITs. I tried using COMPATIBILITY mode but it does not work.
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Looking for a program to create tests and do exams [closed]

I am looking for a program to help my little brother to study english. I am looking for a program with these features: free or an open platform Able to create your own test Able to do exams (based ...
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Upgrades available for Student Teacher versions of Adobe Creative Suite? CS5.5 or future?

As an example, if I own Adobe CS5 Design Standard Student Teacher version, is there any way for me to upgrade to the Adobe CS5.5 Design Standard Student Teacher version? Adobe state in their Student ...
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Understanding phishing/basic internet security guide, for teens?

I just helped a 13 year-old relative set up a new Windows 7 desktop, making it as secure as I can remember knowing how to. I has been an hour, and he just came to me saying "I seem to have a virus.". ...
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what is fast & userfriendly web based virtual classroom? please help! [closed]

we offer higher education courses online. but in our country most of users have dial up internet. we need to transmit video and audio continusly. so what your suggestion for fast and userfriendly and ...
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Opensource alternative to blackboard / webct

I'm trying to produce a list of opensource alternatives to Blackboard and webct EDIT: please provide user experience and recommendation. I'm not looking for a google search on the products out ...
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software to emulate a blackboard over internet

I need to tutor my brother on a particular topic. We live in different geographical areas. We use g-talk to do the same. We do not have web-cam's to enable video chat. The tutoring will involve a lot ...
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Author Tools for Classroom Material?

I'm interested in putting a whole bunch of classroom material online. This material ranges from accounting classes to yoga. I would like to find a simple to use authoring tool that the people who ...
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What should children learn with/about computers in grades 1-8? [closed]

I am on my child's school's education technology committee, and it's out job to make recommendations to the school. They have some things set up, like a web site, email addresses for all the teachers, ...
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What program do you use for spaced-repetition/flash card learning?

I've been using the excellent Mnemosyne application (see my answer below), but I'm curious if there are any other quality options out there. I prefer open source, linux compatible applications, but ...
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Bootable educational cd, in Spanish, for use in library

Does anyone know a good live/bootable educational cd, in Spanish? This is for use in a library in Mexico for children around 5-12 years of age. The computer unfortunately does not have a hard drive, ...
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Free tools for advanced DVD creation, and tips on how to use them? (Think a quiz game)

this is a bit of a specialty question. I bought and played a DVD game called Who wants to be a millionaire, it has some interesting stuff: Selection between 1-4 players. Randomness. Score keeping. ...