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Recognize 2009 and look forward to 2010 March 5, 2010

Posted by Karen Lubrecht in Misc.
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January 21, 2010

The meeting began by honoring those who helped the SIG in 2009. A certificates was presented to Jean Scattergood for her assistance in the Panel in December.  The others will receive theirs by mail. Bobbe Baggio and Noelle Archambeau were honored for their time and energy building the eLearning SIG over the past few years.

Dr. Bobbe Baggio is honored for her service as the eLearning SIG Co-chair

Dr. Bobbe Baggio is honored.

A shy Jean Scattergood receives her certificate from Margaret Uhrich

A shy Jean Scattergood and Margaret Uhrich

Members took time to  share favorite resources:


  • slide:ology: The Art and Science of Creating Great Presentations by Nancy Duarte
  • Mind Wide Open: Your Brain and the Neuroscience of Everyday Life by Steven R. Johnson
  • Designing Your Organization: Using the STAR Model to Solve 5 Critical Design Challenges by Amy Kates and Jay R. Galbraith
  • Kiss, Bow, or Shake Hands (The Bestselling Guide to Doing Business in More than 60 Countries) by Terri Morrison and Wayne A. Conaway
  • A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future by Daniel H. Pink
  • Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us by by Daniel H. Pink
  • Presentation Zen: Simple Ideas on Presentation Design and Delivery by Garr Reynolds
  • The books of Edward Tuffte (edwardtufte.com) , Professor Emeritus at Yale University, –  using visuals for teaching. Using visuals as verbs, adverbs, adjectives. Envisioning information.


  • Drexel has events with speakers who are local and national talent. One is in March.
  •  Villanova has a technology fair with a few sessions and lots of vendors. Drexel has an event in October. 

Websites and Blogs:

  • Articulate blog, http://www.articulate.com/rapid-elearning/, byTom.
  • Articulate and Captivate forums
  • ASTD.org
  • ASTD Greater Philadelphia Chapter eLearning SIG blog, https://phlesig.wordpress.com
  • danpink.com
  • educause.edu
  • Googling the problem is a great resource
  • iconlogic.com
  • Linda.com
  • LinkedIn.com
  • PPTools.com -provides free add-ins for PowerPoint. The starter set is a toolbar that runs within PowerPoint to align or resize, page down and click.
  • Sloan (MIT), http://mitsloan.mit.edu/


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