martyfischer

Experienced professional editor and writer. Part-time adjunct faculty member teaching sociology and writing. Also professional genealogist.

Homepage: https://martyfischer.wordpress.com

The National Broadcast Plan

For information about the U.S. Federal Communication Commission’s National Broadcast Plan, go to http://www.broadband.gov/. On that website you can test your broadband speed and help the FCC research broadband availability patterns.

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Online teaching certificate

I have completed requirements for a Master Online Teacher certificate from the University of Illinois’ Illinois Online Network.

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Web 2.0 Tools

Attended Illinois Community Colleges Online’s webinar conference “Growing Online Learning 2011: Open Education Resources,” April 19-21, 2011. Learned about some great Web 2.0 tools, including Poll Everywhere, Dipity, Mindomo, Gliffy, Wordle, and more.

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Genealogy article published

My article titled “Pointers for Editing a Genealogy Website” has been published in the Association of Professional Genealogists Quarterly, March 2011 edition.

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My avatar intro for Comm/170 class at U. of Phoenix

I have created a brief introduction in the form of an online avatar video for new students in my next Comm/170 class at the University of Phoenix. Just click on this link, and after the page loads, then click the play button.
Welcome to Comm/180: Elements of University Composition and Communication 1

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Interactive census data map

The New York Times has posted a detailed, innovative online “mashup” map of U.S. census data at http://projects.nytimes.com/census/2010/explorer?ref=us

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Online technology for educators

A Malaysian educator has posted a detailed, interesting slide presentation on how educators can use online technologies. (You may need to sign up for a free slideshare.net account in order to view this presentation.)

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