Video Creation Tools and Advice

Recently, I had two colleagues email for ideas on how to assign their students video creation tools. They needed it to be a group collaboration for an advertisement for pharmaceutical drugs. So, I went to work. In my search, I came across many tools (i.e Animoto https://animoto.com/ ) that seemed promising, but either cost money … Continue reading Video Creation Tools and Advice

Tools: What I Use Weekly

For Instructional Designers and eLearning Developers, there is not limit to the number of tools we come across on a weekly basis. Many tools have wonderful functions and purposes, yet I only have a few I stick with. Here are three I use weekly. Google Docs Of course! I use Google Docs all the time! I … Continue reading Tools: What I Use Weekly

Work-Life-School Balance

These past few years have been a whirlwind. *whirring sound* I know this experience is not unique to me – everyone is busy. For background, the past two years I have been a full-time graduate student, engaged then a newlywed, and working full-time with a new position as an Instructional Specialist. I have had many life transitions and cognitive challenges to balance throughout these three roles. On top of it all, we bought a house and a car in the past 6 months. Here are the tools and methods I used to get me this far without a visit to a psych ward.