Here's the last MyLutherNet Minute. It explains how to logically order e-reserves in 1:43.
Don't want to watch the video? Download the information as a PDF.
We've recently begun creating quick tutorials (two minutes or less) of how to do "things" in MyLutherNet - things that might not be terribly obvious but might make working in the system a bit easier. These videos are housed in MyLutherNet in the Help section but we thought it might be nice to also house them on the blog.
The idea for the MyLutherNet minutes started with First Week for the 2009-2010 academic year when Dan and I produced four short animations on various components
insurgence of cell phones that allow for quick and easy web browsing
most immediately come to mind) we've been discussing how we might want to design Luther's online course to be a bit more
Any good design project starts with knowing your audience:
- Who will be using your product?
- How will they be using it?
- Where and when will they use it?
Online courses are no exception to these questions. …
When I was in Denver for the Christmas holiday, I asked my mom to teach me to knit.
So ever since returning home to St. Paul, I have been diligently working on my "first knitting project" - a scarf.
I was talking to my mom yesterday on the phone, and feeling rather proud of how far I've come with the scarf, I told her I would send her a picture of it — as a text message, via her cell phone.
My mom is, at best, a novice texter. When she
happen to receive a text, her first
Jennie (from the
) and I have recently been playing around with wordles. What's a wordle, you wonder? Well, it's basically a
tool on the internet
that generates word clouds. Word cloud? What's that? It's an image that is formed around text that you provide; words that are frequently used in the text are bigger than words that are used less often. The graphic image they produce offers a different perspective you might not otherwise see by just reading the text.
Here's the latest Tech Talk. The topic this week: MyLutherNet: Registration and Student Records. Links mentioned in the talk:
Tomorrow, we, along with some folks from
are headed to
for the annual
. GusDay is an event designed for the technology staff from the Minnesota Private Colleges and other like-minded institutions to gather and share successes, challenges, strategies, and friendships. Representatives from
, and many more will be in attendance.
It's a nice little conference
View the recording of the Tech Talk from Nov. 19, 2009 on using End Note
Links mentioned in Tech Talk:
Here's the latest Tech Talk. The topic this week: Thesis Templates. Download the thesis templates here as well as the Thesis Templates Help document.