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Mendeley and more

At the Center for Distance Education, we have a reading group. We use Mendeley (http://www.mendeley.com) to corral materials. Even the proudest designer …

A collection of all good things

30+ Open Wikis every educator should know about http://edudemic.com/2011/12/open-wikis/ : I spend 10-20 minutes each morning with Zite on my iPad. One …

Images and Blackboard

These materials came from a session I performed on 12/2 for the IAC faculty. Faculty Development Friday Sessions SUMMARY We covered the …

Mountains near the Yukon

Light reading

http://www.npr.org/2011/02/09/133310978/in-college-a-lack-of-rigor-leaves-students-adrift Or light listening… Last week I enjoyed listening to NPR on my laptop, vs light music. What’s the photo got to …

Finding your voice

As a teacher or an instructor it is important to know your audience and know yourself. As a new employee it can …

Passive text

Did you know that passive text reduces the readability of your message? If you find yourself using passive text, and you don’t …

Tumblr – microblogging

While the majority of my days have been wrapping my mind around CDE and how we ‘do’ things here, I’ve been delighted …

knitting hands and mid chest region displayed

day 7: tools

Prepping for iTeach I came across beautifully illustrated and narrated examples of embedding video in Skip Via’s ED 329. I especially like …

retreat!

Day 4: A full day retreat held in downtown Fairbanks with my new team members = energizing, educating. So far the day …

day 3

Certainly I will not have day 3, day 17, day 293… I’d have to write a script for that. Instead you’ll see …