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Digital writing is any type of communications on the Web. Writing on the Web has special techniques.

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Writing and Feng Shui

“Scattered words and phrases hide your word design; it may be time for a writing makeover. Rewriting eLearning content starts by using your word-processing tools to spot wordiness. With practice, concise writing will become your natural style.” Do you think most learners actively read and engage with the text in your eLearning courses? Or do […]

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“Why?” My Word for 2014

Words for the New Year. Social media and business expert, Chris Brogan has three words he focuses on each year. I just have one for 2014, “Why?” It is easy to come up with “What” and “How”  is  simple. Just learn it and apply it. “Why?” Now that takes thought. Most people, most businesses, never […]

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Digital Rhetoric: Doing Things with Words Online

It is with great joy and relief that I can post my capstone, “Digital Rhetoric: Doing Things with Words Online”.  The free download is located in the digital commons on Kennesaw State University library site. I would love to hear your thoughts on this project. Here is the abstract: Abstract “Digital Rhetoric: Doing Things with […]

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Twitter 101: A Series on Authentic Tweets

One of the comments I received after my workshop, Connecting in an Authentic Way, was an alert to write this post – actually, a series of posts on how to use Twitter to help you get your words out. This idea was spurred by this honest response to my survey: The workshop was alot like the internet […]

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Digital Native, Digital Immigrant, Digital Wisdom

One professor lamented while taking the Quality Matters Certification workshop, “I need to take a sabbatical just to learn all this technology. I will never keep up with my digital natives.”  This instructor has a bigger problem than her lag in technology skills; she does not understand her students. A “digital native” is a limited […]

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E-Learning: Just as Good as Face to Face?

“In some circles, online education has a bad reputation,” says Eric Kelderman in the Online Learning edition of Chronicles of Higher Education.  He reports that some say the for-profit online educators are,  “pariahs of students for their federal financing” and “the dark underbelly of higher education.”  Kelderman also reports inflammatory remarks made by Senator Tom […]

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One Powerful Way to Make Your Online Writing Jump

  Thousands of messages attack your potential readers every day. With every email, every search, every billboard – your target audience is assaulted. People are tired of everyone screaming at them for 30 seconds of attention. How can you rise above the noise and reach your audience? Speak softly and connect heart to heart. My […]

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