Today is officially my last day as Manager of Learning Support Services (LSS) on West Campus at Valencia Community College. I will be starting my new journey as an Instructional Designer (ID) with the Learning Technology Alternative Delivery (LTAD) team at Valencia. Oh course I’m not free and clear of all my manager duties, since I am over the renovation project of the Math/Tutoring Center, which will reopen for Fall 2010,
Wonder how you can stand out when applying for a job where creativity will be a key component? How about designing a cover-letter that make you stand out and show your personal style. A good applications and resume will help display all your skills, experience, and education but a cover-letter similar to the example below will make you stand out in a pile other qualified candidates. This is my most
When it comes to Twitter Applications (Twitter, Facebook, WordPress) there are unlimited applications and being a regular Twitter user I will never ask you to stick to one single twitter client. I recently ( 4 months back) started using hootsuite which is a web client for twitter and it’s free. I have multiple Twitter, Facebook, WordPress profiles . One for my personal profile and others are education related. Hootsuite has everything.
Check out www.wordle.net to create you own Word Clouds, based on a block of text or a blog feed. Here is an example from my most recent blog postings. Make your own book cover, t-shirts, backgrounds, and more. You can change the font, color scheme, and layout. Have fun!
Favorite Free Tools for Educators – Part 1 (much more to come in future post) #1 Jing – Free Screen Shot & Recording Tool Snap a picture of your screen. Record video of onscreen action. Share instantly over the web, IM, email. http://www.jingproject.com/ #2 YouTube Upload videos up to 15 minutes in length Share videos to millions or use privacy settings Unlisted privacy option allows videos to now be available
It has been a long time since I have blogged. Actually since the days of MySpace (for those of who remember that social networking site) I haven’t blog, just been using Facebook and Twitter to express my thoughts and get different cool links, ideas, and information out to friends and colleagues. Now I will continue that quest to provide my students, colleagues, and friends up to date information on what