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.
I recently co-hosted a webinar on the content authoring tool called SmartBuilder (I'll write a reflection another time about hosting). We demonstrated designing a hover popup function with the FREE community version. It is a good tool and especially great when considering low budgets for content authoring software. SmartBuilder Overview Like Captivate or Storyline, SmartBuilder is … Continue reading New Tool: SmartBuilder
Today I am exploring using Google+ for my professional learning network. I have blogged about this a few times, here and here. Overall, I consider Google+ to be straightforward and easy to use, as per usual with Google. What is Google+ According to Google, “Google+ is a place to connect with friends, and family, and explore … Continue reading Exploring New Social Media: Google+
Today I am exploring a new social media outlet. This network has been mentioned a few times in the last few weeks. If it isn’t for me, it is for someone, because it seems to be gaining traction in my network circles. What is Quora? Quora is a social media site in which users ask … Continue reading Exploring New Social Media: Quora