Tag: tips

  • Blog Packrats Anonymous listen up!

    January is a month that looks in both directions – in the manner of Janus the Roman god who gave it his name. For many in the southern hemisphere it’s still summer holiday time, whilst others have already had to kick off the beach wear and struggle back into work clothes. A good tidy up…

  • Animoto: instant videomaking but is it art?

    Yesterday was the first anniversary of my niece’s wedding. I’d been feeling guilty about the dozens of digital images I had lurking in iPhoto and my tardiness in getting them out there for sharing as I’d promised. Truth is, I was looking for an app that would make putting a slideshow together quick and easy.…

  • Top e-learning tools for educators

    The UK-based Centre for Learning and Performance Technologies is worth a visit, and Centre Director Jane Farmer’s ‘Learning Tip of the Day’ definitely worth subscribing to. Right now there’s a call out for educators to contribute their current favourite top-10 tools. The lists get boiled down at year’s end, and the top 100 for 2008…

  • Turbocharged linking and snow on my desktop

    And of course this post from 2007 which was prepared on Spinning’s former incarnation (on WordPress.com) had gently falling snowflakes across its face. Not any more, sadly. We’re now in WordPress.org and the snow has melted. If you do have a WordPress.com blog, lucky you for this sweet little festive feature. Somewhere up there, it’s…

  • Passion and Presentation

    Cover via Amazon Updated: Mar 1 2008 Garr Reynolds has written on many topics that strike a chord with me. This from his blog Presentation Zen extends something that I touch on in the last couple of paragraphs of my post from 30 November 2007. This is how he Reynolds finishes his post Please read…

  • Structuring a Presentation: planning for success

    What makes for a good presentation? This question is perhaps the key to getting it right. I’ve spent years working with colleagues in workshops on creating ‘dynamic presentations.’ Most needed assistance with the basics: how to stand and deliver (with or without a slideshow backing them), and how to integrate the interesting part (them and…