Monthly Archives: February 2013

Should I Stay or Should I Go Now? (NOT a tribute to The Clash)

During this past week, Yahoo has made headlines with its new ban on work-at-home scenarios for employees. It raised a lot of hullabaloo, especially for working parents. According to an article on Mashable.com on 26 February 2013, The move, as … Continue reading

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Is it necessary for an Instructional Designer to be a Subject Matter Expert?

See on Scoop.it – M-learning, E-Learning, and Technical Communications Should their roles be autonomous, identical or interconnected? Experiences vary, but let’s see at what level they actually coincide. Danielle M. Villegas‘s insight: The talented Mr. Pappas–who is a driving force … Continue reading

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30 Terrible Pieces of Social Media Advice You Should Ignore

See on Scoop.it – M-learning, E-Learning, and Technical Communications Don’t be fooled by this terrible social media marketing advice. Danielle M. Villegas‘s insight: Thanks to @bloomingthemes for finding this one. I like how some of these points actually dismiss conventional … Continue reading

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A First-Timer’s Summit: Are There Fire Breathers and Sword Fights at the Summit?

See on Scoop.it – M-learning, E-Learning, and Technical Communications I will admit, I haven’t been to a big conference in a while. The last big one I attended was almost a decade ago….At this point, I don’t know what to expect … Continue reading

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3D Printing Will Revolutionize the Classroom

Surprisingly enough, this post is TechCommGeekMom’s 300th post! As you know, I try to combine my original writing with curated content. I wanted to write something that was positive for my 300th post, and struggled to think of something I … Continue reading

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Barack Obama, Editor

See on Scoop.it – M-learning, E-Learning, and Technical Communications If the politics business hadn’t worked out for Obama, the path he might have chosen Danielle M. Villegas‘s insight: This is an interesting article, politics aside, that I found through a … Continue reading

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Learning Designers have 3 Choices Regarding Mobile Learning [#mLearning]

See on Scoop.it – M-learning, E-Learning, and Technical Communications Last week Cisco published a research paper entitled “Cisco Visual Networking Index: Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast Update, 2012–2017,” which included some staggering figures, as to… Danielle M. Villegas‘s insight: No … Continue reading

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Did I just see a big glowing brain on wheels pass by?

When one receives an email that starts out, “Since I’m a momma’s boy and a geek…” you can’t resist reading what the rest of message says when you are a TechCommGeekMom. This is because I hope my own son follows … Continue reading

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Using Video as a Universal Language | Content Rules, Inc.

See on Scoop.it – M-learning, E-Learning, and Technical Communications Are words overrated? Can wordless videos demonstrate how to perform a task? Easy to understand. Cheap to produce. Universally accessible. Danielle M. Villegas‘s insight: Another fantastic article by Ms. Swisher, my … Continue reading

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Colbert Report: Gavin Newsom Interview about Netizenry

See on Scoop.it – M-learning, E-Learning, and Technical Communications Gavin Newsom describes digital citizen engagement, open government and California’s balanced budget. Danielle M. Villegas‘s insight: The basic premise that Newsom talks about in his book–and this interview–was a huge topic … Continue reading

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