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
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
I used Canva to create an Infographic about the Foster Care Child. Canva is a fairly robust web tool which allows for users to create visuals and graphics within minutes. There are templates for infographics, cards, banners, social media posts, and many more styles. Here is my short review of Canva.
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.
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