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Tip of the Day: Vote today for the next Georgia License Plate!

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on August 8th, 2011

If you have not done so yet, vote today for the next Georgia License Plate. You have until 3 pm today. This is your chance to help choose the “best” design. From/Reference:  Vote for design! Vote for the next Georgia license plate! Voting link: https://etax.dor.ga.gov/TagContest.aspx

Here is a CFP some of you may be interested in. I think I’ll apply or at least go, so maybe I will see you there? Symposium on Usability, Information Design, and Information Interaction to Communicate Complex Information February 24-25, 2012 East Carolina University Greenville NC http://workshop.design4complexity.com/ The future will see the design of information […]

Screen Space now Tweets!

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on June 20th, 2011

That’s right, as my metacast discusses, Screen Space is now on Twitter as @Screen_Space. Sadly, ScreenSpace was taken. Please follow @Screen_Space for thoughts, news, info and advice on web, blog, and digital media design along with digital writing and communication. I’ll post links to new blog posts and podcasts, and provide tweets on info I […]

Screen Space 11.5: A Metacast on Exciting Changes to Screen Space

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on June 20th, 2011

[Transcript] Welcome to Screen Space, your podcast about creating usable, accessible, effective, and efficient web, blog, and digital media design for the everyday (and non-expert) designer. This is your host, Dr. Jennifer L. Bowie. Today I’m going to talk about some exciting changes to Screen Space—both the blog and podcast—along with what is coming up […]

 
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Tip of the Day: Coming tomorrow and five days a week!

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on June 19th, 2011

A new feature on Screen Space is the Tip of the Day (TofD). I will post these tips each weekday morning. These tips will be quick tidbits on ways to improve your design and communication on website, blogs, and other digital media. Sometimes I will post tips around a topic for the week and sometimes […]

CFP Computers & Writing 2011: Writing in Motion

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on October 16th, 2010

The CFP, copied below: Writing in Motion: Traversing Public/Private Spaces Call for Program Proposals Proposals due November 15, 2010 Invitations sent by January 31, 2011 Writing is in motion as never before: students text one another on the go and around the clock; colleagues and friends use wikis to brainstorm and to co-author important documents; […]

ATTW 2011 Call for Proposals: Networks of Technical Communication

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on October 15th, 2010

The CFP, copied below: The Association of Teachers of Technical Writing (ATTW) invites proposals for papers, posters, and workshops to be given at its annual conference immediately preceding the Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC). The fourteenth annual ATTW conference will be held in Atlanta, GA, on Wednesday, April 6, 2011. The full-day event […]

Google is now a Tween

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on September 27th, 2010

Happy 12th Birthday Google! Now comes acne, interest in other internet search engines, and awkward middle school dances! Hard to believe how old Google is. How things have changed. Today’s Google Doodle is by Wayne Thiebaud, a 89-year old Los Angeles painter. DailyTech has a good article on Google’s birthday. Check it out!

Money for tech use in K-12

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on September 24th, 2010

Do you teach K-12 and use technology? Could you use $500? If so, this grant may be for you. Heinemann Publishers are offering $500 Microgrants for Teachers who use technology in the classroom. Technology is broadly defined as (quoting them) * Digital devices (whiteboards, handheld computers/PDAs, video/audio recorders, etc…) * Websites and/or internet-based products or […]

CFP: UPA 2011 “Designing for Social Change”

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on September 22nd, 2010

Like usability and Atlanta? Then the 2011 Usability Professionals’ Association’s conference is for you. It is June 21-24 and the CFP is due 11:55pm EST, October 1, 2010. Here is what they say (quoting an email): Join us in June 2011 where we will explore an important theme: Designing for Social Change. We will focus […]