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Podcasting References

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on March 31st, 2008

I am presenting Wednesday at ATTW and for this presentation I have pout together two pages of podcasting resources for technical communicators. I figures some of you might also be interested in this resource. Let me know if you think there is anything I should add!

Screen Space is on iTunes!

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on March 31st, 2008

It is official. Screen Space is now up on iTunes. Yippeeee! Here is the URL: http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=277317109

Podcast update

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on March 30th, 2008

Due to rather odd technical difficulties, Screen Space Episode 1 is not yet posted. I’m now trying for Monday 3/31. Or maybe I should launch (officially) on Aprils food’s day?

Screen Space Episode 0.5: Welcome and Introduction

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on March 28th, 2008

Here, is, finally, my “first” Screen Space podcast. It is just the introduction and welcome. Episode 1.0 will be out Sunday. Transcript: Hello. It is Friday March 28th and welcome to episode 0.5 of Screen Space. This is and introduction and test episode of the podcast, in part to get it up on iTunes. The […]

 
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Re-evaluating the Audio-enabled Web: Brian Snead

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on March 15th, 2008

Re-evaluating the Audio-enabled Web Brian Snead STC Currents Session 1 Three ways to add sound: -Narration -Navigation and supplemental events -Music Add music for rhetorical purposes especially pathos, often fail with ethos -Sites flawed and unusable makes a bad statement Caveats: -Tech issues, browsers, plug-in -Users goals orientated, sounds cannot be scanned -Attitudes of designers […]

Keynote: You, and your STC

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on March 15th, 2008

You, and your STC: A brief overview of what’s happening in our world Keynote By Mark Clifford -Five election positions this year: Do vote -New Strategic plan -Get the message out about us: communicate about us and STC -Get our profession more noticed -Push to change BLS definition of tech writer to tech comm. — […]

STC Atlanta Chapter Conference Currents Notes

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on March 15th, 2008

I am attending and presenting today at the STC Atlanta Chapter Conference Currents and am posting my notes form the sessions I am attending. Here they come!

The Browser Wars: Firefox and IE are equal in the college trenches

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on March 12th, 2008

From “Snapshot: Firefox, IE Vie for Popularity Among College Students,” Campus Technology, 12/10/2007. Eduventures conducted a study of college students (“18- to 24-year-old students enrolled full-time at a four-year college or university”) to see which browsers colleges students preferred. Surprisingly perhaps to those who don’t teach, Firefox and Microsoft’s IE are tired at a 45% […]

Creative Commons & NIN?

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on March 11th, 2008

As a supporter of the ideas of Copyleft and particularly Creative Commons, I quite happy to see additional members of the “mainstream” accepting and using a Creative Commons (CC) license. This time it is Nine Inch Nails. Their latest album, Ghosts I-IV (a “36 track instrumental collection”), has been released under a CC license—Creative Commons […]

Kairos Awards: Teaching, blogs, webtexts, oh my!

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on March 4th, 2008

For those working with writing and technology, don’t miss the Kairos awards: Citing the announcement in Kaiorsnews: Kairos: Rhetoric, Technology, Pedagogy requests nominations for its three annual awards, which will be presented at the 2008 Computers and Writing Conference in Athens, Georgia. For complete information about all awards and a list of past winners, please […]