Tech Talks - Technology Overview

Tech Talks for Fall 2010 were kicked off with a Technology Overview.

Tech Talks Return Sept. 9

We are excited to announce the return of Tech Talks. Hosted by Learning Design & Technology and the Library, these succinct, twenty-minute talks will touch briefly on some new, exciting, curious or interesting aspect of technology and how it can help you in your learning, teaching, and ministry. A brief presentation on how to use the technology will be followed by a roundtable discussion to answer questions and generate ideas for using the technology. All students, faculty, and staff

Tech Talk: Writing for Social Media

Here is the recording of the Tech Talk on writing for social media.

During the presentation I mentioned several popular social media tools. Here's a list of them if you are interested in finding out more.

Also, during the presentation I reference Gary Vaynerchuk as an excellent example of creating passionate web content. Here's a link to that episode. http://tv.winelibrary.com/2009/09/08/what-wine-pairs-with-cereal-episode-734/

Tech Talk - Find & Reading Helpful Blogs

Here is our Tech Talk from May 6, 2010. In it, I talk about why you might want to read blogs, how to find some interesting blogs and, finally, how to keep track of all the blogs you want to read by using an RSS reader.

Tech Talk - Finding Images on the Web

Sorry for the delay in posting this Tech Talk (the recording got misplaced). Jennie Bartholomew takes us through issues surrounding digital images: finding images, copyright issues, and helpful resources.

Tech Talk - Editing Video for the Web

Here's the Tech Talk from April 29, 2010. In it I talk about some basic concepts for video editing, show a rough process, and talk a little bit about how to export videos based on how you might want to use them.

Tech Talk: Google Calendar Tips and Tricks

Here's the recording from the Tech Talk on 4/22/2010 on using Google Calendar.

Tech Talk: Managing Your Email

Here's the latest Tech Talk on managing your email. It explores the ideas of Inbox 0 a method for keeping your inbox empty and also looks at some of the available tools in Google Email.

The Inbox 0 portions of the Tech Talk were inspired by Merlin Mann's work on the subject. You can see him present to Google staffers on his inbox 0 ideas here.

Merlin Mann on Inbox 0

Tech Talk - Working from Home

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Here's the latest Tech Talk - Working from Home. It demonstrates free tools and resources that staff, faculty and students can use when working from home.

MyLutherNet Minute - Discussion Forums: Subscribe to Topic

The latest MyLutherNet Minute shows you how to Subscribe to Topic in a discussion forum and why it's useful.

Don't want to watch the video? Download the information as a PDF.