Tuesday, February 24, 2015

TGIF: Connecting Online Using Adobe Connect, FridayLive!

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Twenty-sixth issue, Volume Eight
TLT Group TGIF 2.24.15
 From TLT Group World

Members are invited to help us plan our first Spring 2015 book discussion. All are invited on FridayLive! to explore Adobe Connect features. See more information below.

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 Members Exchange

PLANNING MEETING: 1st Spring 2015 “Book” Discussion - "The Cobweb: Can the Internet be Archived"
Date: February 25, 2015  
Time: 3:00 - 4:00 PM ET
Presenters: Steve Gilbert, Beth Dailey, TLT Group and others

In this session we will talk together about how best to design the first book discussion in our spring series. This link will take you to more information about the event and how to register,

New Yorker article (1/26/2015) re:  The Internet Archive: archive.org; The Wayback Machine; and The Vanished Library
"...link rot, ...content drift, ...and reference rot... "
"The footnote, a landmark in the history of civilization, took centuries to invent and to spread. It has taken mere years nearly to destroy." - p. 36

2. Another resource from Ilene Frank, The Past Is Prologue; Archiving the internet American Libraries article by Rob Maier

Other related resources of interest
In addition to engaging in conversation about the content, we will also discuss various ways participants accessed and annotated while reading.

Upcoming Member Exchange events
February 25, 2015 PLANNING MEETING, 1st Spring 2015 Book Discussion - The Cobweb: Can the Internet be Archived
March 4, 2015 Keeping Up: Semi Stone Soup
March 11, 2015 Everything Evernote
March 18, 2015 Tips on Embedding

FridayLive! Free to all!

Connecting online in real time using ADOBE CONNECT: New roles for the instructor and learner?

Date: February 27, 2015  
Time: 2:00-3:00 pm ET - free to all
Presenters: Milena Dunn, Educational Designer, Charles Sturt University in Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia. Steve Gilbert, Beth Dailey, TLT Group and others

“From little things big things grow.” In this webinar, Milena Dunn will offer some small steps and experiences that will help us each grown in our ability to use Adobe Connect to implement bigger collaborative functionality using online meetings for participatory engagement. Some examples will involve the use of breakout rooms, layouts, private chat and the captioning pod.

Up-coming FridayLive! events
February 27, 2014 Connecting online in real time using ADOBE CONNECT: New roles for the instructor and learner?
March 6, 2014 Adding #8:  Time to Extend the Seven Principles of Good Practice in Undergraduate Education?
March 13, 2015 Spring 2015 “Book” Discussion Series: "The Cobweb: Can the Internet be Archived"

March 20, 2015 Sharing and Exploring Ways to Use Technology in Support of Students

 Spring 2015 Book Discussion Series

March 13, 2015
The Cobweb: Can the Internet be Archived. New Yorker Article (1/26/2015) (+ one other TBD)
Register Here

April 10, 2015
Doxiadis, A & Papadimitriou, CH. (2009).
Logicomix: An Epic Search for Truth. Bloomsbury.
Register Here

May 8, 2015
Medina, John (2014) Brain Rules, (Updated and Expanded): 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School, Seattle, WA: Pear Press
Register Here

June 12, 2015
Alameddine, Rabih (2014) An Unnecessary Woman Nov 11, 2014,  Grove Press
Register Here

 Encourage. Enable. Engage.

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