Going through the Advanced Formulas - 30 day challenge by Ben Collins. Day 1 "Core Skills" session had two great tips for me: using named ranges using shift/enter (the break function) to put LF into formula - LOVE THIS
Responding to faculty is an everyday occurrence. Quick pictures and happy responses are part of the norm. Happy Monday!
I need you to soften my heartAnd break me apartI need you to open my eyesTo see that You're shaping my lifeAll I am, I surrenderGive me faith to trust what you sayThat you're good and your love is greatI'm broken inside, I give you my lifeI need you to soften my heartAnd break me apartI need you to pierce through the darkAnd cleanse every part of meAll I am, I surrenderGive me faith to trust what you sayThat you're good and your love is greatI'm broken…
Where to find out more information about Janene McMahan on Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin and a recent resume.
The other day I mentioned php. Someone asked me what it stood for. I honestly didn't know. 'I just code or I just hack it' wasn't my best response! php (or PHP) stands for hypertext preprocessor. Correct. It's like a fool's errand. PHP actually is an acronym for "PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor." What? Wait, what tomfoolery is this - that's recursive, people! Yes. Perhaps my "I just use it" stance is justified.
Nothing to see here. That sure is a shame. 10/28 update: I don't know when I stopped having my resume on my website. I know it's in LinkedIn... but it is time to have it back here. For my coworkers, managers, and team: I don't want to leave UAF eLearning. I do want to do more. It's time to update my resume, and that means sprucing up my website, adding new posts, doing a general culling of fluff. Notes on what to include Program management People management…
Best response yet, that I've penned. "Life looms large. Time is limited. Love you and your site... but mommy-hood is an adventure best done with less clutter."
Two PDFs for your perusal Handout - Canva PicMonkey Handout - header images Three videos to help you Adding your WordPress banner 4:30 (using free images and PicMonkey image editor) Creating a graphic pt.1 4:30 (Canva) Adding your Blackboard banner pt.2 1:45
Staff training day was today. We were surprised with art classes and CPR training. We also shot rifles.
It's the start of the semester and every once in awhile Blackboard drops something you find very useful. Here's how you can go find it and turn it back on. That is, unless it's deprecated. Ouch.
Joanne Healy, School of Education, likes the banners I make. Here's the latest batch... her requests are fairly open-ended, so I can find the right mood to fit the need. Our department has access to a Shutterstock account. That and regular CC0 images make creating banners easier.
Hey all! I've been slack over the past few years in learning Adobe Illustrator. I LOVED Fireworks... WHY, OH WHY.... anyhow. Over the past few months, I have recreated graphics for the Mining Mill Operator Training. Granted I've only done a drop in the bucket of them, but my AI skills are coming along. Here are a few P & ID Information [image 140-1-11] Control Loops [image 140-1-05] Pneumatic instruments [140-1-06] Process Variables [image 140-1-01] Electronic Instruments [image 140-1-07] Analog Signals [image 140-1-09] Digital Display [image 140-1-10]…
It's hot in Fairbanks. Hotter than I remember in a long time. It reminds me that our ocean has increased one degree each decade over the past three decades (at least that's what I remember). Climate change is real. Here's an older article that has punch in terms of what's happening world wide. http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/the-point-of-no-return-climate-change-nightmares-are-already-here-20150805
Yesterday I received my VoiceThread Certified Educator badge through VoiceTread (Credly badge displayed). Next up is Google for Education Certified Trainer. May it take less than a year. I'm supposed to get it done by April 2018. Coolio. Let's begin.
Guide students through your course verbally and visually. Whether your discipline is highly visual or not, using a picture to show the student where they are in the course or semester is helpful. You might want to use a quick video to show students how to navigate your course shell. If that’s not in the works consider providing a course calendar and course map. Both have value. Calendars are fairly easy to create while adding a course map can show how assignments flow from the topics you are delving into. Take a moment to grab pen and paper, crayons, your laptop or whatever tools are at hand. Ask yourself what visual maps you use most. Use one of them as a template for what you build and deliver to your students.