Farewell, CogDog. We know you’ll be back. Though you’re a dog you don’t scare us at all!

It is official Alan Levine has left our shores and arrived safely back home in America. After an amazing 18 day “whirl-wind” Australian Cross Country Tour where he was in a different city almost every night I am left wondering, after enjoying reading his daily adventures – does this mean there will be a vaccuum…

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What Works! What Doesn’t! Tips From Readers On Presentations!

After 3 weeks on the conference circuit, at 5 different conferences/workshops (8 days of which were away from home) I now have a good feel for what works/what doesn’t for me — and can focus on these when preparing to do my own presentations. [Image by quinncd] Thanks to everyone who took the time to…

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Why We Should Ensure Our Global Audience Can “Be There” At Conferences

Yes I know Mlearn 2007 conference was sooooo last week (I’m now at WA E-Learning Conference) but I have to share the story of people like Simon Brown, from my network, who did not attend the conference, but felt a sense of “being there” through the blog posts, flickr photos, twitter, Skype, wiki sites and…

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Forget The Gossip! What Did You Learn?

After 4 days of workshops (mLearn 2007 conference and Alan Levine’s workshop) I was struggling to stay awake by the end of the day on Friday. But rather than sneak in a nanny nap in the afternoon (concerned it would effect my ability to go to sleep that night) I struggled on with the plan…

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Engaged OR Enraged? How Can We Do Presentations Better?

To be honest I did feel that John Larkin was being a bit harsh when he said “Enough of the “world changing” five minute videos and please do not pad out your presentations with one video after another during a keynote at a conference unless you were the author of the included video(s).” But after…

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Smart Conference Sharing With Your Readers! How To Do It And Survive!

Decided to give myself another title to add to “Most Disorganised Traveler of the Year Award!” and “Crazy Mutlitasker” — “Smart Conference Sharing To Your Readers!” [image by sridgway] Before I came to the conference I debated how to share the information from mLearn 2007 conference with my readers, without overloading them! My concerns were…

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So, yer in Melbourne? Dinner? Want to Join Us?

Well I had wanted to catch up with James Farmer (Edublogs founder) when I came to Melbourne but did not want to bug him as he is SO BUSY. So was incredibly pleased when he found out that I was here and sent me an email asking me if I wanted to catch up. Knowing…

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Exploring Ports, Libraries and Chocolate! What a Day!

MMMmm not sure what I can say? DON’T trust Google weather predictions? Melbourne is known for being a lot colder than Perth and I was told to pack my warm gear even though it is spring. Melbourne weather on Google for the week did look like it was going to be colder and wet later…

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Keeping Up The Conversations On Blogs

Many thoughts have run through my head–which have not been nice. But honestly! 4.00 am in the morning is not the time for people in a nearby room, when staying in a hotel, to be having in depth conversations. Yes, they woke me up and the conversation lasted 2 hours…@*#! Good new! Read all my…

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Help Required For Most Disorganised Traveler of The Year!

Lets admit it…I am a bit concerned! Tomorrow I am leaving for Melbourne to attend the Mlearn 2007 conference and we all know that unfortunately I am a TAD absent minded when traveling. So shocking that I deserve the “Most Disorganised Traveler of the Year Award!” (Mlearn conference is all about the mobile technologies and…

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