Yet Another Wordle

I was on vacation when the Wordle craze started, but I still found it compelling. Thought I would take a look at how it viewed my blog posts for the last month. Pretty, and some interesting words jump out at me.


Our office is in the midst of packing up to move across campus to the Grace Harris Hall. Moving is one of those routine things in my life. In 22 years in the Navy, Linda and I moved 12 times. There is an old Navy saying that three moves is the equivalent of one good… Read more Change

My PLE Journey

Doing a Lunch and Learn session tomorrow on PLEs. At Jeff Nugent’s suggestion, I tailored it around my own journey this year in building my PLE. Having a little problem with SlideShare embed…so above is the presentation but click here to view. We will see which generates more conversation, my face-to-face session or this blog… Read more My PLE Journey

Will’s Hot Button

I enjoy reading Will Richardson’s blog Weblogg-Ed because it is always insightful and relevant. Will’s rant this past weekend on “URGENT: 21st Century Skills for Educators (and Others) First” obviously hit some buttons in the blogosphere. Posted March 9th, it now has 96 comments (to date) and growing. The preponderance of comments back Will’s view… Read more Will’s Hot Button

Stunning Visualizations

The April 2008 issue of MIT’s Technology Review has six pages of stunning visualizations of social networks. The article, “Between Friends,” by Erica Naone, provides views such as the ones below. I have found Technology Review to be a gold mind of future oriented thinking and love their website! And as this article illustrates, Web… Read more Stunning Visualizations

Web 2.0 Webcast

I attended the MLA webcast on Web 2.0 Principles and Best Practices today and thought it would be a good opportunity to test out Cover It Live, which I saw Barry Dahl use at eLearning 2008. Click below to view my notes: My initial impression – Cover It Live (link) is a nice note-taking tool.… Read more Web 2.0 Webcast