Timebridge: scheduling across organizations

Timebridge (http://www.timebridge.com/) is a web-based calendar service that works in conjunction with your Exchange/Office365 or Google calendar. The nice thing about it is that it can sync with your Office 365 calendar or Google calendar without installing any additional software. It is similar to Calendly, which is what I currently use for this sort of thing, but it has an outbound meeting feature that Calendly lacks. Not surprisingly, the Timebridge folks think that their product is superior to Calendly.

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My super-old tutorial on generating random exam numbers

Law school is all about anonymity when it comes to exams. This means that each student generally needs a random exam number that is used in lieu of the student’s name on exams. A few years ago, I did a YouTube tutorial on one way to generate random exam numbers. I thought I would throw up this link to it just to make it easier for me to find in the future.

As usual, this isn’t my idea. It’s based on the excellent tutorial here — How To Sort A List Randomly In Excel.

And, in case you’re wondering, those are not real student names. They come from the lovely Fake Name Generator.

Turning off iCloud document storage

This is a quick tutorial to show you how to turn off iCloud drive storage if you’ve accidentally turned it on. Why would you do this? Perhaps you’ve decided that you’re not comfortable storing documents in Apple’s cloud, or perhaps you’ve hit your storage limit and you don’t want to pay to increase the storage available to you in iCloud. If you do want to purchase more iCloud storage, see the tutorial here. If you just want to learn more about iCloud, you can visit Apple’s home for iCloud support.

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Using WordPress as a blog teaching tool

This is the long version of my notes for the presentation that I gave, along with Jennifer Romig, at the 2016 CALI Conference on June 16, 2016.

This is an overview of the way that we have configured WordPress at Emory Law for our Advanced Legal Writing – Blogging and Social Media Course. The course was taught in the spring 2015 and spring 2016 semesters. It was co-taught by Professor Jennifer Romig and myself. Each time, we had approximately 20 students in the class. Here’s an outline of the steps that we followed.

 

There are also some slides for the presentation: Slides – Using WordPress as a blog teaching tool .

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