Martin McKeay has an article Write to learn, learn to progress where he talks about his history of blogging and how it has helped his career, this is a very good post with many good points. I've halfheartedly been blogging since 2004 and one thing I've realized is in order to be a good blogger and get "followers" you need to read other peoples blogs and contribute to ongoing "conversations".
This is a presentation I did for my "Language and Communication: Presentation". For my research project I wanted to determine, based on pollution from the generation of electricity if an electric vehicle was any more environmentally friendly than a comparable gasoline engine.
With current power generation techniques in the US, it's not.
Today my courses opened at Western Governor's University. The first course is designed to take up to 15 days and must be completed within 20 days. So far, I have completed all activities for the first class and can't begin my second class until I speak with my student mentor.
I can review the course requirements, what will be "learned" in a particular class, but I can't actually begin the material until it has been opened.
I was actually still awake at 1AM this morning because I wanted to get started, but alas, it was not available.
Starting this coming Saturday, October 1st I begin taking classes again at Western Governor's University.
This will be my second attempt at starting a degree at an online university. The first was through Capella. And as I'm writing this blog entry, there is an advert for Capella right here.
The reason I was not successful with Capella was that the course I took was dependent on time spent "in class". As well as dependent on group projects.
Yesterday was the first day of school here in Tracy. My older two are both in High School now. My wife was having some difficulty getting Cassie registered for high school as the office was closed whenever she tried to go there. And they weren't registered at the end of last year because she didn't have the TDaP booster shot yet which is required by California state law.
It seems that after a few module updates, I am no longer receiving the Share to Facebook function when updating stories and blog postings is no longer available. I see that the code is in the modules contributed examples, but not fully integrated. Also the examples enable too many features that I actually don't want or have found a different/better looking way to provide them.