Back in September, I attended Accessibility Summit 2013, a two-day online conference on web accessibility and accessibility training.”
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The inaugural THATCamp Alabama THATCamp Alabama took place August 9 -10, 2013 on The University of Alabama campus in Tuscaloosa, and I was thrilled to be a part of it.
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I shared this news with my colleagues in the library and on Facebook a few weeks ago, and now it’s time to share it here: I have accepted a new position in the University’s HR Learning & Development office. My last day at Gorgas will be Friday, May 10, and I’ll begin my work in HR on Tuesday, May 14.
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Welcome Alabama Library Association Annual Convention attendees! Thanks for visiting my website.
Sources referenced in my Alabama Library Instruction Round Table (ALIRT) Best Practices session, along with some related resources, are listed below. They are also available via the Diigo collaborative bookmarking site: mbfortson’s alla13 Bookmarks on Diigo.
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Franky Abbott and I recently presented a Creating and Managing Your Online Presence workshop in the Alabama Digital Humanities Center. The sources referenced in our session, along with some related resources, are listed below (crossposted from the ADHC blog). A Tegrity recording of the workshop and a handout (PDF) are also available.
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Along with some related resources, these are the sources I referenced while sharing my “experiences and advice” re: designing web-based support materials (tutorials, LibGuides & LibAnswers entries) with MLIS students in the LS 527: User Instruction class at SLIS. They are also bookmarked at mbfortson’s ls527 Bookmarks on Diigo.
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This is the seventh in a series of posts reflecting on the E-learning and Digital Cultures massive open online course (MOOC). The course, offered through The University of Edinburgh and Coursera, explores “how digital cultures and learning cultures connect, and what this means for e-learning theory and practice.” To read more about the EDCMOOC experience, check out my posts tagged edcmooc or follow the #edcmooc hashtag on Twitter.
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