Monthly Archives: August 2012

Back to School (as a TechCommGeekMom)

Someone mentioned to me recently that as “TechCommGeekMom” that I seem to concentrate on being the “TechCommGeek” than the “Mom” in my posts. I don’t think that’s necessarily true, since I do talk about my son often enough, but it’s … Continue reading

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Teaching With Tablets » Online Universities

See on Scoop.it – M-learning, E-Learning, and Technical Communications Tablets can be used for much more than playing games and reading the latest e-books. Learn more about how tablets are also changing the face of education.   Fantastic, up-to-date infographic … Continue reading

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Competency-Based Education: A Primer for Today’s Online Market – e-Literate via @pgsimoes

See on Scoop.it – M-learning, E-Learning, and Technical Communications . . .the competency-based movement is finally gaining momentum based on recent announcements. But what actually is “competency-based education” and why has it taken so long to expand beyond Western Governors … Continue reading

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Fundamental Considerations For Designing M-Learning Solutions (Part 1) by @MayraAixaVillar #astd

See on Scoop.it – M-learning, E-Learning, and Technical Communications Last week, I described mobile devices as multitasking tools that enable users to seamlessly collaborate and communicate with others, to consume and create content, and to research and manage information.These learning … Continue reading

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Aligning the Maker Movement with Education » Online Universities

See on Scoop.it – M-learning, E-Learning, and Technical Communications In May of 2012 a “fabrication workshop and design incubator” called TechShop was opened in Detroit in partnership with Ford Global Technologies. The facility charges a membership fee to allow average … Continue reading

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Social Media & Social Change Infographic

See on Scoop.it – M-learning, E-Learning, and Technical Communications Learn more about how social media is enabling more people to push for social change.   Nice infographic! Thanks to Muhammad Saleem.–techcommgeekmom  See on http://www.thebestcolleges.org

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Be a warrior with Technical Communications Suite 4!

One of the things that many people don’t know about me is that I have a first-degree black belt in Songham Taekwondo. I was even a state champion in weapons as a color belt for my age group. I enjoyed … Continue reading

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“Hey Mom, you’re a TechComm celebrity!”

Yes, that’s what my son said to me when I discovered something today, and showed it to him. He is a kid who is being raised in a fairly technologically adept home (Mom is a technical communicator, and Dad is … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Beating Boring eLearning

See on Scoop.it – M-learning, E-Learning, and Technical Communications Among the key success factors for eLearning include making sure it does not become boring, tired and predictable.   This applies to m-learning as well!  –techcommgeekmom See on info.shiftelearning.com

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SCORM Explained in under 4 Minutes | Designed For Learning

See on Scoop.it – M-learning, E-Learning, and Technical Communications This is a nice simple introduction to SCORM. Anyone seen one for Project Tin Can?   This is a really nice, short video tutorial if you need to understand what SCORM … Continue reading

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