The 2014 #DevLearn Conference Backchannel: Curated Resources

This post curates resources shared via the backchannel of the 2014 DevLearn Conference and Expo, being held October 29 – 31 in Las Vegas. I am a huge proponent of backchannel learning. There are many conferences I would love to be able to attend, but most people can only accommodate one or two each year. The backchannel is […]

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Why Technology Belongs in a Classroom

I recently read a great article by Clay Shirky “Why Clay Shirky Banned Laptops, Tablets and Phones from His Classroom“. It’s an interesting read, one I highly recommend that all individuals with classroom teaching / training responsibilities engage in. Emphasis on the word “engage” in that sentence. While I found Shirky’s article interesting, what I […]

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Personal Social Media Strategy: What NOT to Do

Sometimes the world seems to synchronize around an idea and topic. It permeates into conversations you have, articles you read, and other parts of your life. For whatever reason, sometimes topics just seem more front-and -center in our lives. For me, that topic over the last few weeks has been consistently appearing is personal social […]

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The 2014 Online Learning Conference Backchannel: Curated Resources #OLC14

This post curates resources shared via the backchannel of the 2014 Online Learning Conference, being held September 22 – 25 in Chicago. I am a huge proponent of backchannel learning. There are many conferences I would love to be able to attend, but most people can only accommodate one or two each year. The backchannel is an excellent […]

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Tooling Around: oTranscribe

Earlier today I conducted an interview with Neil deGrasse Tyson in relation to his upcoming keynote at the DevLearn Conference and Expo. I conducted the interview by phone and recorded the conversation so I could capture the conversation and transcribe it later on. This is the first time I have conducted a formal interview with […]

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