It’s a media, media media world.

If you’re doing academic research, you can now cite a Tweet. From the MLA: If you do project management, make it visual. In my workplace we’re seeing these “SCRUM boards” on every available wall. Some even include “buns in the oven” (the photo of the ultrasound is an example of media embedding): If you want to make a point, use an Infographic (fancy name for a collage that’s informative, right?) : Marketers always use media, your technology project might want to use it to help spin the change: Continue reading It’s a media, media media world.

Emails to Faculty: Are they read?

Here’s an example of an email I sent last week: From: Laura Gekeler Sent: Thursday, March 10, 2011 12:51 PMTo: ‘’Subject: Service maintenance on Concourse Good Afternoon All, I wouldn’t expect this information to be of great importance to many of you, nor to your students -given that it’s the Sunday before spring break, but it’s my duty to tell you. So I will. 😉 This Sunday, March 13th, from 5am to 11am,  yours truly will be awake, alert and patching the Concourse application. Those of you wishing to rise early, forego family, spiritual or meditative activities, and login to … Continue reading Emails to Faculty: Are they read?