Monthly Archives: March 2012

First steps in learning to be wired for mobile learning

I’m not sure if I’ve shared this before through my Twitter feed (most likely re-tweeting it), or if I’ve just seen it before, but I think it’s worth posting again. Part of the mobile learning revolution needs to center around … Continue reading

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Snapple: Early provider of m-learning?

Sometimes I get thoughts about m-learning in unusual ways. Today was one of those days that I had a spark of inspiration. It came by means of this little factoid I learned today: “Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.” Good … Continue reading

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Have a special interest? Want to get more involved in Social Media? Here’s how you do it…

In one of my graduate school courses, we are studying the theories and practices of social media. We’ve been looking at social media in terms of the following: social media and the self netizenry participatory culture Social media and labour: … Continue reading

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Tools? We don’t need tools. (Or do we?)

One of the things that is highly debatable in the tech comm world, as well as the e-learning and m-learning world, has to do with software.  It’s always the eternal question. WHAT’S THE BEST SOFTWARE TO USE? I’m here to … Continue reading

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To e (learn), or not to e(learn), mobile learning is the question.

[Updated 3/15/12 to include link to the webinar video.--TCGM] Alas, poor Yorrick, I thought I knew m-learning well… I attended a great webinar today hosted by Float Learning in which the subject of the webinar was, “Rapid Development Tools for … Continue reading

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The Wrath of Khan (Academy)

KHAAAAAAANNNN!!!! ←No, not that one. I first heard about the Khan Academy from my husband. My son, who is a high-functioning autistic, had fallen behind in his math skills because of problems with his classroom teacher (that’s a long story, I … Continue reading

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Study, or not to study. That is the question.

I’ve often wondered what it truly takes to be able to call oneself an instructional designer or an e-learning specialist. I suppose there could be lots of criteria for it.  Some people have been traditional teachers, and from there moved into … Continue reading

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Um, that’s nice but…

Apple made it known to users of iWork.com that their documents would no longer be saved there in favor of iCloud.  You can read more about it here. Okay, I have no problem with that. It makes sense that Apple … Continue reading

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Here we go!

Here it is! I have my own blog here on WordPress! While I’ve written other blogs over time, this is the first one that I’ve actually decided to write to talk about professional stuff, namely technical communications, especially e-learning, m-learning, … Continue reading

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