technology

Sunset

I think I’m just going to let higher ed be higher ed—whatever that is these days and for however long it lasts. It’s not that I couldn’t continue to write about it, as many outsiders still do, but I am… Read More ›

You and Your Blog: A Love Story

I dressed the site in creamsicle for the summer. Education is a making endeavor and that’s the fun of it. Whether we’re making valentines in kindergarten, musical plays in grade school, or robots for the science fair in high school,… Read More ›

LMS support fills the day

I have to say that my current job, from which I retire soon, is only sporadically rewarding. Far too few are the conversations with faculty about translating a face-to-face course for an online presentation, or about how to use specific… Read More ›

and some learning

Update 5/5/14: I dropped the course today and took a raincheck on taking it the next time it’s offered. Yes, I was paying for the certificate and they will let you try again later. I could not keep up with… Read More ›

or put your audio file here

Following my Audacity workshop, I offer one of those and-here’s-another-place-you-can-put-your-audio-files workshops: Prezi with Audio. Especially as an alternative to those Flash Adobe Presenter presentations that you can’t make on a Mac—probably because of some weird Microsoft deal where we can… Read More ›

audio: the forgotten media?

Today I do my Audacity and SoundCloud workshop, which in the last year has become my most  popular workshop. Who knew when I resurrected it last spring that audio could spark interest in a world overflowing with selfies and YouTubes… Read More ›

Storify for Essay Drafting

In my workshop on Curation Tools, I work up from ones that work almost automatically (Paper.li) to ones that require more attention or curation (Pinterest, Scoop.it, Learni.st), finally to Storify, which while it could be used simply to aggregate resources… Read More ›