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Janene McMahan

Light reading?

In my CS101 course I have asked students to consider what e-waste is and how it impacts society. This is just one …

Google Summit 2018

Working with a great team to deliver information and guide teachers through using: Google Sheets (12:30 – 1:45pm) 7/24/2018 Google Slides (2:00 – …

Testing Embeds

Using the embed code from inside the share in VoiceThread and pasting it into the Text view in WordPress. It worked … …

PlayPosit Test for Work

Working with PlayPosit. Questions I have include: How (source 1) shows up? Should I really go back and clean up my CC …

Resume Resource

Where to find out more information about Janene McMahan on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Linkedin and a recent resume.

And the award goes to…

The other day I mentioned php. Someone asked me what it stood for. I honestly didn’t know. ‘I just code or I just …

Banners, graphics, editing, oh my!

Two PDFs for your perusal Handout – Canva PicMonkey Handout – header images Three videos to help you Adding your WordPress banner …

CPR certification – yes!

Staff training day was today. We were surprised with art classes and CPR training. We also shot rifles.

EDSE 642 Sensory Banner Text

Fun with banners

Joanne Healy, School of Education, likes the banners I make. Here’s the latest batch… her requests are fairly open-ended, so I can …

Working with Adobe Illustrator

Hey all! I’ve been slack over the past few years in learning Adobe Illustrator. I LOVED Fireworks… WHY, OH WHY…. anyhow. Over …

Visual of how assignments line up

Guide students through your course

Guide students through your course verbally and visually. Whether your discipline is highly visual or not, using a picture to show the student where they are in the course or semester is helpful. You might want to use a quick video to show students how to navigate your course shell. If that’s not in the works consider providing a course calendar and course map. Both have value. Calendars are fairly easy to create while adding a course map can show how assignments flow from the topics you are delving into.

Take a moment to grab pen and paper, crayons, your laptop or whatever tools are at hand. Ask yourself what visual maps you use most. Use one of them as a template for what you build and deliver to your students.

suitcase of ideas

Better Tests & Quizzes

Slides Needed: note-taker Goals: driven by your discussion Resources Please add your ideas! On the iPad click the ” + ” near …

Bring your expertise front and center

Let go of some of the how. How will the student generate the video? How will the student submit his or her paper? Focus on the what and the why. Grab your list of learning objectives and analyze course learning experiences and assessments to determine if they support students progressing toward course outcomes.

Efficiency (recycled)

A one hour presentation (no, not really) … on “Exploring different online tools to use for tracking your own work, task management, …

Google Chrome Extension WhatFont showing the font type

What font is that?

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Creative Market resources

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beFunky Photo Editor

Seems as if I had NOTHING to say the day I created this. Egads! Here goes: I like the beFunky photo editor. …

Workshop: Screencasting

Sean and I had a wee bit of fun during the lunch hour today covering two great screencasting tools. You can see …