Category Archives: work

Getting my SaaS on

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I’m one week into my new job at Spanning, and it is just as interesting as I thought it would be. The first thing I have to talk about is the awesome culture at Spanning. Everyone is so freaking nice. … Continue reading

The thrill of the [job] hunt

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I’ve been officially unemployed for about 7 weeks. I have a coach, and about 5 mentors (holy cow y’all I’m so lucky). After talking with my coach this afternoon, I thought I’d free-style my thoughts on what I’ve done, and … Continue reading

Conferenced out, cards, and the importance of people

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I finally am home! I stayed in and set aside time this weekend to write some of the blog posts that are swirling around in my head. But I’m finding that I’m just too tired to write. Feeling like a … Continue reading

Updates from the land of the cephalopods…

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I’d thought do a bit of an update post on what I’m up to at work. I’ve discovered that when you are doing training for a startup, you do *all* the training. So far I’ve done lots of instructional analysis … Continue reading

My Wordles

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Someone on our internal social media site is asking us to post our worldes, so I thought I’d post them here for the world to see. 🙂 This one is from this blog: And this one is from my delicious … Continue reading

Systems approach of designing instruction

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I’ve posted before about the Dick & Carey method of instructional design – while I was taking a class based on the Dick & Carey method. This method of instructional design is very popular because it represents a systems method … Continue reading

New book from EMC: The Working Mother Experience

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Natalie Corridan-Gregg works with me at EMC. Well, not exactly with me because she’s not in Education and I don’t support the products she works with with the training I develop. But you know what I mean. 🙂 Natalie spear-headed … Continue reading

Feb T&D has a fantastic article on common pitfalls of blended learning

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The latest Training and Development magazine (from ASTD) has a very relevant article to some of the work I am doing this quarter for my organization. The article is titled It’s [Not] the Technology, Stupid. The article is about the … Continue reading

Ed Tech – Using VMware for educational labs

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I have been getting very geeky about education theory, because that is what I am learning in grad school. But sometimes I look at the posts of some of the other EMC bloggers and I feel a little left out … Continue reading

What do you do for a living?

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I shared a link on Twitter today that I got from the Systers list. The link was to this Dr. Dobbs article, which has since been edited. Basically it’s an article about gnuplot, and there was a link in the … Continue reading