Monthly Archives: March 2013

Bill Bowen’s new book on MOOCs and online education | Inside Higher Ed

See on Scoop.it – M-learning, E-Learning, and Technical Communications Danielle M. Villegas‘s insight: This is a great book review/article by Inside Higher Ed.   I’m somewhat familiar with Dr. Bowen’s books, having to post the information about his past books … Continue reading

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A First-Timer’s Summit: Packing Heat—Where’s Rick Steves When You Need Him?

See on Scoop.it – M-learning, E-Learning, and Technical Communications Here’s my fourth entry in the series of “A First Timer’s Summit: Packing Heat–Where’s Rick Steves When You Need Him?” I discuss my thoughts about what to pack for my trip … Continue reading

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Tech Writer This Week for March 28, 2013 | TechWhirl

See on Scoop.it – M-learning, E-Learning, and Technical Communications Tech Writer This Week says goodbye to March and hello to great posts and commentary from bloggers covering tech comm, content strategy, and user experience. Danielle M. Villegas‘s insight: Thanks, TechWhirl, … Continue reading

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By Paying Employees To Live Near The Office, Imo Cuts Commutes, Ups Happiness

See on Scoop.it – M-learning, E-Learning, and Technical Communications There’s that one guy who commuted seven hours a day and claimed to love it. But for most people, the daily commute is something we dread. The average commute time in … Continue reading

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10 plus best blog tips: Bloggers, just don’t do it…

See on Scoop.it – M-learning, E-Learning, and Technical Communications Blogging is worth it. I love it, but I write from experience today, meaning that yes, I violated many of my own rules when I started blogging. Still, why do you … Continue reading

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TechCommGeekMom’s Guide on How to Write a Blog Post

One of my former professors recently asked me for a small favor. Her first-year students are writing up blog posts after attending a plain language presentation, and she asked if I could provide some tips for how to write a … Continue reading

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STC-PMC Presentation of “How Did You Get That Tech Comm Job?”

Last week, I had the privilege of doing my first professional presentation as a fully-fledged technical communicator. The STC-Philly Metro Chapter (STC-PMC) had its annual STC Mid-Atlantic Technical Conference, and the theme this year was, “Sharpening Your Personal Brand.” Let’s … Continue reading

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Can the iPad Rescue a Struggling American Education System? | Gadget Lab | Wired.com

See on Scoop.it – M-learning, E-Learning, and Technical Communications Tablets are reinventing how students access and interact with educational material, and how teachers assess and monitor students’ performance at a time when many schools are understaffed and many classrooms overcrowded. … Continue reading

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@Ignatia Webs: 20 strategies for learner interactions in mobile #MOOC

See on Scoop.it – M-learning, E-Learning, and Technical Communications Danielle M. Villegas‘s insight: Thanks to @ronkowitz (Ken Ronkowitz) for finding this article. Ignacia always has good articles, but her research here is excellent. She says she’s been working on her … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi: The future of computing? | Game development | Features by Develop

See on Scoop.it – M-learning, E-Learning, and Technical Communications David Braben on why the small device can change the fortunes of the industry Danielle M. Villegas‘s insight: The Raspberry Pi has intrigued me enough that I’ve been tempted to see … Continue reading

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