Online Instruction Challenge Number 1: Managing Time and Space

By Crista Mohammed, former IDeaL Editor and volunteer

After 2 years of living with and through the global pandemic, it is tiring to say and tiring to hear that every dimension of our lives has changed. Tiring or not, however, it’s true. For me—a university instructor—the biggest impact has been reshaping my teaching for online delivery. In this article, my first installment in a series that shares my challenges with online instruction, I explore the challenge of managing instructional space and time. Continue reading “Online Instruction Challenge Number 1: Managing Time and Space”

Website redesign and the technical writer

By Jannetta Lamourt, IDL SIG Social Media manager

Website redesign, update, remodel, makeover, or whatever one wants to call analyzing a current website and deciding what needs updating, repair, and/or new elements added to make disseminating information easier to the frequent public users of the website’s features. Ultimately, the most critical question is how to do it in the least amount of webpages downtime and the slightest frustration, aka “headache” for those involved in this process. Continue reading “Website redesign and the technical writer”

Getting the most out of IDL SIG social media

By Jannetta Lamourt, IDL SIG Social Media manager

The IDL SIG maintains accounts on three social media platforms:

Don’t forget to follow and like these accounts.  Feel free to share our pages and groups with friends and family and co-workers.  The information we share is often open to the public – or even better, it may encourage others to join our group! Continue reading “Getting the most out of IDL SIG social media”