Testing Embeds

Using the embed code from inside the share in VoiceThread and pasting it into the Text view in WordPress. It worked ... See VoiceThread and screenshots below. This is using the default information. I would change the height and width. Find your VT and click the share icon Choose the "Basic" tab Copy the embed code Paste it into the Text view on WordPress What plugins are active? Google Doc embedder inPHP Simple Custom CSS WordPress Visual Icon Fonts Network active - all of community.uaf.edu has these…

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PlayPosit Test for Work

Working with PlayPosit. Questions I have include: How (source 1) shows up? Should I really go back and clean up my CC for punctuation. The text is correct, but it all runs together. Will I deploy this or others like it?

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And the award goes to…

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.

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Updating my resume

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…

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Working with Adobe Illustrator

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]…

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M.Ed Online Innovation and Design completed 12/2016

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View my final project paper Highlighting School of Education Successes to Build Community - Dec 2016 on ScholarWorks. ABSTRACT The project is a WordPress site to showcase faculty and students. This site is a companion piece to the redesigned University of Alaska Fairbanks School of Education website. It is intended to provide a visual resource to be used by faculty and staff to promote the uniqueness of current and recent developments in the School of Education. The site should serve as a space where staff and faculty…

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There is so much fall clean up going on… but I need to think about Spring 2017 and CITS F222: Website Design

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Hello Everyone! In October I will review and update the Syllabus for Spring 2017. In late October I will prep the schedule–calendar–for Spring 2017. In November you’ll see changes to module pages updating them for the Spring week-by-week layout. In December the site will get a bit of a face-lift to refresh specific sections. This is also when I’ll review all of the reading materials (links) that are not from our text and update as needed.

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Getting serious about Twitter?

Egads! I'm a professional. I've been online since (okay, I won't say)... but in the five years I've had a Twitter account--the one I use, not the one I want--I've not tweeted *enough.* Enter IF THIS THEN THAT to the rescue. I most certainly have communicated a LOT and shared cool tools and how-tos via different web interfaces. Let's consolidate. "Let's get connected..." Now, the interesting thing to me was WHEN I decided to start pushing my WP posts to my Twitter feed, I was presented with a…

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Creative Market resources

Free Mondays! I've enjoyed the last 17+ weeks greatly and picked up fantastic freebies for web design, background images for my slides, simply great ideas just by viewing. I've also paid for a few items... shhhhh! I know, I know. I really like free, but I also really like this collective's approach. It's easy to find something to fall in love with. OTHER AWESOMENESS Unsplash.com {https://unsplash.com/} for excellent images! That's taken in Glencoe, U.K. by Rab Ritchie.

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beFunky Photo Editor

Seems as if I had NOTHING to say the day I created this. Egads! Here goes: I like the beFunky photo editor. It's worth playing around with. Where can you get it? Find in at the Chrome App store or tab or on the beFunky website. The images with this post were alterations of a professional photo taken by Todd Paris.

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Workshop: Screencasting

Sean and I had a wee bit of fun during the lunch hour today covering two great screencasting tools. You can see our slides and watch the recording of our on-air video. More discussion on the way.

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Building Community in an Online Classroom

Working with Dr. Nicole Cundiff at noon today to gather great ideas (as well as stories of what hasn't worked) for building your online classroom community. Want to participate? Feel free to drop your ideas on the Padlet 'whiteboard' space. Created with Padlet

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