Tag: Keynote

  • Hooray for Zen

    photo credit: miheco I’ve been intrigued for many years by the philosophy of Zen and its impact upon the aesthetics of traditional Japanese art … particularly Noh theatre, a topic I teach in a history course. I also love good design. So, I’ve been a fan of Garr Reynolds’ blog Presentation Zen for some time.…

  • Macworld round the world: delight and disappointments

    Fascinated to see how lots of people in my Twitter network stayed up around the world waiting, waiting for that keynote speech. When I got out of bed next morning it was all over bar the blogging, Tweeting, and podcasting. There was predictable gushing and cooing over the MacBook Air, quickly followed by a dousing…

  • Mid-Stride but it keeps coming …

    Another day marked for me by peeks under the hood at some of the potential goodies to be had. Stephen Atherton’s (Apple Australia) Keynote was served up in his charming fashion (with dreadful French accent at one stage), and a very elegant Keynote slideshow to accompany him. Stephen dealt with Apple’s mission in Higher Ed…

  • Getting a presentation together

    The AUC Create World Conference looms! I’m looking forward to this one which kicks off Sunday night November 25 in Brisbane at Griffith U and runs through to November 28. I’m presenting on what I’ve called ‘Permanent Beta’ as it applies to keeping up with the whole Web 2.0 thing as an educator. I’m going…

  • Rediscovering the Podcast: My Top Picks

    I’ve been in blogland for months, have produced no podcasts, and I’m starting to feel withdrawl symptoms! I’m prepping for another couple of lectures in a theatre history course I share with a colleague. I’m itching to accommodate the new Keynote audio feature, but think I’ll stick with Garageband to produce the podcast. I’ve written…

  • Phew! Speed Conferencing

    I spent the last day of the working week at yet another conference. How much of this can a girl take! USQ’s 3rd International Pedagogies and Learning Conference was held this year at the Springfield campus, in the outer Ipswich-Brisbane suburbs. This corridor is one of the fastest growing in Australia, and if the immigrants…