TxDLA 2011 Presentation

Monthly Archives: April 2011

TxDLA 2011 Presentation

Last week at the TxDLA 2011 Conference in San Antonio, I had the honor of presenting on Tools that Assist Colleges with some Common Challenges in Distance Learning.  Ram DeLaRosa from TSTC-Harlingen, a long time client, graciously agreed to co-present.  They currently use SmarterMeasure™ and SmarterSurveys™.  Ram gave details about how his students benefit from SmarterMeasure and their […]

Read More

After the Storm

Today some of us are enjoying a beautiful sunshine after a good soaking rain last night.  Others  woke up to devastation, tragedy, and great loss.  Our sweet home state of Alabama was devastated yesterday and last night with horrible tornados in many locations.  With the death count now at 128 in our state alone, it […]

Read More

Vooba – The Next Big Thing?

Last week we were at TxDLA and it was a great time as always.  Good food, great sessions, and nice scenery made for a super event!  During my stroll through the exhibit hall (I like to chat with fellow vendors from time to time), I met a very interesting person.  Jack Stromberg, freshman at Dakota State […]

Read More

E-Learning Queen

Last week, we were invited to participate in an online interview by the E-Learning Queen’s assistant, Susan Smith Nash.  The E-Learning Queen Blog is jammed packed with great information for those interested in learning more about online education.  Check out our complete interview here.

Read More
AGAPE

Sponsor for AGAPE 5K

SmarterServices™ is proud to be a sponsor for the first annu al “Run for a Mom” 5K and Fun Run organized through AGAPE of Central Alabama.  The event will benefit AGAPE which is an adoption organization that also assists moms in the community with unplanned pregnancies, counseling, and foster care.  What a wonderful way to spend Mother’s […]

Read More

Eco-Friendly IT Initiatives

Don’t we all want to “save”?  Saving trees, paper, time, or money, we all want to save something!  This week I read an article in the April issue of Campus Technology entitled “Lean Green Machines”.  The focus of the article was sustainable eco-friendly initiatives that result in real cost savings.  Highlighting higher ed IT departments, Campus Technology […]

Read More
alan

Cite 2011!

Alan Manley is gearing up for Cite 2011 this week!  Be sure to stop by our booth and register to win a $50 donation to a charity of your choice.  Just one more way SmarterServices is giving back! Ask Alan about how SmarterMeasure™ is completely integrated with Pearson LearningStudio.

Read More

All You Want to Know About APIs

Are you confused about APIs?  Do you need it explained in simple terms?  This webinar is a must watch.  Check out an easy way to understand what an API is and how it works.  WARNING: This contains a lot of references to football!  Yes, that’s right, they made it fun…like a game! Winning with APIs […]

Read More

Finally an Email Program that Gets Us

We are human.  We are active beings. We aren’t meant to sit crouched behind desks all day! I am excited about the new possibilities with Gmail Motion.  Google really gets us.  Let’s get out from behind our keyboards on this first day of April and show the world our Gmail Motion!  I can’t wait for them to open […]

Read More