7 Apps that Display Real Time Keystrokes on a Windows PC Screen

Every wondered how to display keystrokes for screencasts on windows? Well, here are 7 apps to choose from – QiPress, KeyCastOW, KeyDisplayer,osdHotKey, KeyPose, ShowOff and KeyJedi

Knowledge and processes that predict proficiency in digital literacy

I recently read “Knowledge and processes that predict proficiency in digital literacy”. Written by Bulger, Monica E., Richard E. Mayer, and Miriam J. Metzger. (Reading and Writing (2014): 1-17), it is the write up of a research endeavor designed to determine what knowledge and activities can be used to predict a person’s digital literacy. The sort […] → Continue Reading Knowledge and processes that predict proficiency in digital literacy

Insights from Marta Newhart – Part 4

Marta Newhart, an alum from the University of Washington has several achievements including being the highest ranking Latino when she left Boeing where she had been for 20 years. She was recruited by Covidien, a major medical device manufacturing as their VP of Communications and Public Affairs. She then left that post to join a […] → Continue Reading Insights from Marta Newhart – Part 4

Five Lessons Extracted from the Rwandan Genocide

While attending #ALA2014 I had the privilege of attending an Alexander Street Press breakfast that was featuring Paul Rusesabagina. For those of you who do not know, one of the notable things Paul has done is, hiding and protecting 1,268 Hutu and Tutsi refugees during the 1994 Rwandan Genocide. During his talk he shared a […] → Continue Reading Five Lessons Extracted from the Rwandan Genocide

Insights from Marta Newhart – Part 3

Marta Newhart, an alum from the University of Washington has several achievements including being the highest ranking Latino when she left Boeing where she had been for 20 years. She was recruited by Covidien, a major medical device manufacturing as their VP of Communications and Public Affairs. She then left that post to join a […] → Continue Reading Insights from Marta Newhart – Part 3

5 Essential Items Every Presenter Needs

I have compiled a list of the things every presenter should pack. Having this list means you can spend less time trying to figure out if you left something and more time preparing a content rich and visually pleasing presentation. 1 – Storage devices There is nothing more annoying than opening a file and discovering that it […] → Continue Reading 5 Essential Items Every Presenter Needs

Session Recommendations for 2014 CEA Conference Attendees

The 69th Annual Correctional Education Association’s conference sessions kicks off on Friday, June 20, 2014 in Arlington, Virginia. This is year’s conference is perfectly aligned with my personal and professional interests. The theme is Education & Technology: The Pathway to Reentry. I would love to attend, but this year’s conference announcement slipped under my radar. […] → Continue Reading Session Recommendations for 2014 CEA Conference Attendees

Insights from Marta Newhart – Part 2

Marta Newhart, an alum from the University of Washington has several achievements including being the highest ranking Latino when she left Boeing where she had been for 20 years. She was recruited by Covidien, a major medical device manufacturing as their VP of Communications and Public Affairs. She then left that post to join a […] → Continue Reading Insights from Marta Newhart – Part 2

Insights from Marta Newhart – Part 1

Many of us wish we could channel the knowledge and wisdom of the people that have [gone through the experience we] achieved all or some of the things we aspire to accomplish. To be able to know how they arrived there. To learn about the challenges they faced and learn how to overcome them. To learn […] → Continue Reading Insights from Marta Newhart – Part 1

4 Resources for Your Prison-Based Internet in a Box

Are you a prison educator or interested in prison-based education? Wish you had access to the internet based tools that your colleagues have? Think it can enhance learning and prepare those incarcerated for life in a technology driven society? Well, you do not have access to those tools, yet (if you do please drop me […] → Continue Reading 4 Resources for Your Prison-Based Internet in a Box