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Using Video in Online Training & Education

Using video in your online classes? Here’s what works and what to avoid.

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leadership

It’s Not Apathy – It’s Barriers

During the last municipal election I had a rather disturbing conversation with one of the folks running for council. The gist of the conversation was that I believed that city hall, elected councillors, and city staff could do a better job of engaging, informing, inviting, and generally including constituents in local initiatives, decisions and plans. His suggestion was that I […]

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Marshall McLuhan – The World is a Global Village (CBC TV)

This classic McLuhan clip predicted so much of what we’re seeing now. McLuhan enters the video at the 2:45 minute mark and suggests that there is a difference between book readers and those who were at that time embracing the “new” media of radio, television and movies. He uses the term being “with it”. He […]

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technology

Google Search Story Creator

This is quite brilliant, fun and quick.. which means many, many people and companies will use it. I suspect the glow will wear thin for corporate use after a bit but should prove more long wearing in education and just plain fun. I can see a marriage proposal or two being done using this.. I didn’t say […]

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Digital Asset Management

On November 16-17, 2010 I attended a conference sponsored by Indian and Northern Affairs (INAC) and Tewanee Consulting Group Inc. at the Morris J Wosk Centre for Dialogue in Vancouver BC. This is the first of a series of posts reflecting my impressions of the conference and the presenters.  Day 2 – Afternoon Session – Show and […]