Tag Archives: Methods and Theories

A Reminder That ‘Fake News’ Is An Information Literacy Problem – Not A Technology Problem

Beneath all “fake news,” misinformation, disinformation, digital falsehoods and foreign influence lies society’s failure to teach its citizenry information literacy: how to think critically about the deluge of information that confronts them in our modern digital age. — Read on … Continue reading

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Which way do you like it–Top down, or bottom up?

Okay, first of all, get your mind out of the gutter. It’s not that kind of discussion. But it is a discussion about content strategy–because, you know, this is a tech comm blog. Here’s where I’m going with this.  I … Continue reading

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TaxoDiary – Taxonomies in Information Science

TaxoDiary – Taxonomies in Information Science — Read on taxodiary.com/2018/08/taxonomies-in-information-science/ Thanks to CJ Walker for posting this on LinkedIn. This is a big part of my job right now, and this is an excellent way to clarify the difference between … Continue reading

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4 Lessons Learned (About Learning) From Blogging

Blogs provide great insight and are a helpful educational tool. But did you know the act of blogging can teach us something, too? Danielle Villegas explains. Source: 4 Lessons Learned (About Learning) From Blogging Thanks to Phylise Banner, Jennifer Hofmann, … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Failed Technical Communicator

“Bless me, Father, for I have sinned! I am a failure in technical communications.” OK, perhaps in many eyes, I haven’t been a failure in technical communications. It will be five years this spring since I graduated with my Masters … Continue reading

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So You Want to Be an Instructional Designer? | EdSurge News

Good listener. People person. Lifelong learner. Sound like you? No, we’re not trying to arrange a first date. These are some common traits of people with successful careers in a booming job market: instructional design. Colleges, K-12 schools and companies … Continue reading

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BBC – Capital – Native English speakers are the world’s worst communicators

In a room full of non-native speakers, ‘there isn’t any chance of understanding’. It might be their language, but the message is often lost Source: BBC – Capital – Native English speakers are the world’s worst communicators The BBC has … Continue reading

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