Exploring what it means to “put something online”

I don’t do this very often on this blog, but this is totally worth it: Go read this. So now, a little more than halfway through the class, students are asked to turn their digital expertise and expectations upside-down: to use online search tools specifically for the purpose of figuring…

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links for “killing fear and getting things done”, CARL 2012

As I will be promising come morning, these are the images I will be using and links to the things and people I will be referencing during my talk. Enjoy! Go forth and do good stuff. Images: Resting butterfly Pluma High Visibility Traffic Cone Australian Roundabout sign Spilled tea It’s…

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Presentation tips

Today I was a guest on NCompass Live, for Michael Sauers’ Tech Talk on Presentations. Jezmynne Dene, David Lee King, and I  talked about what we think people should know about giving good presentations. You can listen to it at the NCompass site, which I recommend so you can hear…

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gender rage, the Public Speaking edition

amy buckland and I were just trying to brainstorm a suggestion for a keynote speaker — someone engaging, high-profile, and willing to travel to Montreal — and I gave her a list of five men, followed by “WHY IS MY LIST ALL MEN?” So I brainstormed a list of women…

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Leadership: the intangible and necessary something

My presentation as the kickoff to our preconference on leadership and management skills is more complex than the two panel talks I just posted. The presentation is up on Slideshare, and I’m including each slide here, as an embedded image, with my speakers’s notes below it. They’re pretty true to…

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