RSS feeds and why everyone should use one

This week my students in the undergrad digital citizenship course I’m teaching are exploring RSS feeds. It has been fascinating reading their reflective blog posts, as this is the one tool that has been transformative for many of them. Here is a Wordle of their posts: When I taught the Should I blog course, and Read More …

Facebook Page

This website now has an associated Facebook page. That means that my friends will no longer automatically get notification of blog updates unless they chose to Like the Facebook Page:¬†https://www.facebook.com/rjh.goingeast.ca It also means that those who want to follow my blog on Facebook but are not currently my Facebook friends can also Like the Facebook Read More …

@periscopeco and @Appmeerkat – tools to support #et4buddy – @bali_maha

We mentioned in our post about our #et4buddy pilot project at #et4online that we would be trying out a variety of technologies to support the pilot project. This week two technologies crossed my path: Meerkat (@Appmeerkat) and Periscope (@periscopeco). Both tools are available for free in the Apple App Store and allow you to live Read More …

Learning new software – fast

This week I'm learning to use Articulate Storyline. It is a fun software package for rapidly creating eLearning. When learning a new software package, I find scanning the documentation to be useful. I also find that video tutorials are particularly helpful. If the company doesn't provide video tutorials, then I can often find a bunch Read More …

Getting an eBook published in the iBookstore

I am happy to announce that I have successfully published my first eBook in the iBookstore. It isn't really a "book", rather it is a participant guide for a four-hour workshop. The process itself took longer than expected because I was missing some key information about the process, so I thought I would share the Read More …