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Tech Talk: Creating Content for Your Web Site

Watch the recording of the March 24 Tech Talk about content strategy for your web site.

The two books that are mentioned are Content Strategy for the Web by Kristina Halverson and Elements of Content Strategy by Erin Kissane.

Tech Talk: Backward Design for Congregational Teaching & Learning

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Listen to the recording from the March 18, 2011 Tech Talk on Backward Design for Congregational Teaching & Learning.

During the talk we reference the requirements for Climbing Merit Badge, from the Boy Scouts of America.

The following pieces were on a handout.

Backward Design Questions

These questions provide an outline of the backward design process, and are helpful in creating learning centered course designs.

  1. By the end of the course, what should the students know, understand, and be

Tech Talk: PowerPoint

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Watch the recording of the March 3, 2011 Tech Talk on creating PowerPoint presentations.


Tech Talk: Windows 7

Watch the recording of the Tech Talk on the Windows 7 from Feb. 24, 2011.

Tech Talk: New Discussion Boards in MyLutherNet

Watch the recording of the Tech Talk on the new Discussion Boards in MyLutherNet from Feb. 10, 2011.

Tech Talk: Searching Databases

Watch the recording of the Tech Talk on searching library databases from Feb. 17, 2011.

Accessing files in Basecamp

This video tutorial demonstrates how to access files uploaded to a project space in basecamp, Luther Seminary's web-based project planning software.

Creating a Course Introduction

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Last spring, Kyle Fever came to us in LDT with an interesting request; he wanted to create a trailer for his upcoming online Romans course which would help build some excitement and interest for the course by introducing the main themes and big questions they would be exploring together. This video made available while registration was open so students could see what the course would be about before committing. Kyle does a great job of outlining the big ideas of the course and frames them in ways

Tech Talk: Securing Your Computer

Ted Wilder, Director of IT, joined us this week to offer valuable tips about keeping your personal computer safe from phishing and hacking. The recording is above.

Tech Talk: Finding Useful Images

In this week's Tech Talk, Jennie discusses useful resources, databases, and websites for finding images for your project.