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9X9X25 Challenge, East Cohort, eCampus Ontario, Extender Blogs, West Cohort

Making It a Regular Habit: Writing Image Descriptions

It just takes repetition for new habits to become ingrained ones. That seems logical, but heck, in 2018, logic is not what it used to be (let’s save this tangent for an offline rant). For this week’s (actually it is last weeks I think) 9x9x25 I am sharing my own effort to be as diligent as I can in including alt descriptions in my online use of images. There’s part of it that is just the right thing to do, […]

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eCampus Ontario, Extender Blogs

Revving up the Theme Copy Machine to Produce the Daily Extend

Maybe I just keep cranking out the copy web sites. If you invite me on to aproject chances are I will make a case to do something derivative of DS106 — maybe it’s blog aggregation or some kind of bank. But the one I love the most is introducing the Daily Blank, a WordPress theme that was developed to power the DS106 Daily Create. I always find value in creating small, low stakes challenges that encourage people to try new […]

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eCampus Ontario, Extender Blogs

Got a Domain Calling Card?

For my newest next (unblogged) project happening all too soon, I am helping an organization in a project where educators most likely new to the concept will be setting up a Domain of Their Own (yes, of course, supported via Reclaim Hosting). And as many know, the result of people’s first peek at cpanel is a bit of a bewildering look… flickr photo by EYECCD shared under a Creative Commons (BY-NC-ND) license More on that later. What I want to […]

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