This month I am both a participant and a co-facilitator for a professional development series called DigPINS. The first week of this series, we covered Identity within the realm of virtual as residents and visitors, personal and institutional. I'm participating to get to know others and experience the DigPINS. I'm considering it as a programming … Continue reading A Reflection on Virtual Identity
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.