I am in the process of updating my portfolio of work. This is exciting because it is a large step towards graduating with my Masters of Arts in Information and Learning Technology from the University of Colorado Denver. It is required just as a thesis or a capstone project are for other masters’ level degrees.
Last Friday, May 20 at 12pm MST, I signed on to Twitter and joined my first professional twitter chat: #GuildChat. The eLearning Guild does a different topic every Friday at this same time. There may have been 10 people participating in real time and a few after the hour was over. What I found was that I was engaged, connected, and encouraged by the network of experienced professionals.
Professional Learning Networks (PLNs) are becoming more popular for connecting with niche communities and keeping up to date within a professional field.
To Share or Not to Share There is advice circulating in my networks about how to keep your personal social media presence separate from your professional. Fundamentally, this makes sense. What you do in your personal time should stay separate from your profession. But, sometimes the lines blur and your life becomes professional and personal [...]
Cyberbullying Definition: act of harming or harassing via information technology networks (social media) in a repeated and deliberate manner. We worry about your kids and their access to social media increasing their likelihood of being cyber-bullied. But do you ever think about what it looks like as an adult? Is it worse, more painful, or more damaging? Also, what [...]