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    Why Have a Social Media Policy?

    I knew this was coming. An assignment to create a social media policy. I’ve danced around this topic before – not in a grad class but when I worked in a marketing and communications department not so long ago. And the topic has followed me to my new position as an instructional designer. Why should […]

  • Feed Me! RSS in Education

    I learned quite a lot this week about something that I take totally for granted. Really Simple Syndication or RSS, is the mechanism used to allow users to curate information and content from a variety of websites, blogs and other content providers on the World Wide Web. Rather than visiting each site individually to read […]

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    Connect the Dots – Working in a PLN

    “If your dots are not observable/visible/transparent, then it’s impossible to connect them.” Brian Tullis @briantullis   The quote is from a really great book I’m reading at the moment – Show Your Work by Jane Bozarth. Reading this book now is really is a case of what I need to hear at a time when I really […]

  • Read this…tomorrow?

    Wow, I was a little late getting the 501 stuff done this week.  Hmmm…wonder if I have a procrastination problem? Well, I WAS working on another project with an instructor in the College 110 course. He teaches a unit on procrastination and mind-fullness and we came up with this infographic to define six types of […]

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    A Digital Footprint Strategy

    This week in class we were asked to consider the state of our digital presence and develop ideas and plans that we could implement to improve or expand our digital footprint. There are many things to consider when thinking about crafting an online presence and it gets more complicated if you are hoping to be active […]

  • Final Reflection on Learning – Edtech 501

    This is a final post for EDTECH 501 and a reflection on what I’ve learned in this course. There were a few challenges in this course. One was feeling “out of sequence” since I had finished a certificate for online learning in May and then decided to continue on with the full M.E.T. While it […]