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 am so very excited to talk about CARP. Not carp, as in the fish that we put in ponds, but CARP as in the visual design principle we can all use to make our learning materials wonderfully understandable. What is CARP? CARP is a quick and dirty mnemonic to use when designing anything visual. … Continue reading CARP- Psychology of Perception is Everywhere and I am Stoked!
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+
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 … Continue reading Issues in Social Media: Personal Instagram