Hello Readers, I have taken a hiatus from publishing to my blog in order to concentrate fully on my Masters courses and life. I will post more projects and courses to my portfolio come December and plan to start the regular blog posting in January. Here is a little bit about my last few months: … Continue reading Blog Hiatus
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 took a class as a high school senior called "Digital Video Design" and rocked it! I mean, I wasn't that great at it, but I definitely had fun. We got to host a live morning announcements show every morning. For this show, we produced "field" stories where I interviewed students about dances and other "controversies". … Continue reading Creating an Original Instructional Video
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
I am endeavoring to create a Google+ Community for health communications professionals to connect with those who advocate for the same things on the community level. The challenge here is that many times health communications experts are researchers that write research papers but don’t work with their target populations on a daily basis. Comparatively, community … Continue reading My Google+ Tribe (Community)