The Value of the Long Tail in Ministry

Mention “the long tail” to most pastors, and they will think of the familiar caricature of the devil: spiked horns, pitchfork, and a long tail. The truth is, the long tail is a concept that has proven a very valuable resource for the church, and something that pastors should diligently work to employ in their […]

Facebook Page vs. Group: Which Should I Use?

I recently responded to a question regarding the differences between Facebook Pages and Facebook Groups. I use both extensively and thought I would share some of my preferences when making the decision whether to start a Page or a Group. When to Use a Facebook Page When we first started developing for the web back […]

Presentation Tools: PowerPoint, Keynote, or Prezi?

I am beginning the process of planning some presentations for various conferences in 2012. Historically, I have used PowerPoint as my presentation app of choice. (See What’s In Your Presentation Toolbox?) Given I have some time to explore, and some new tools are now available, I am re-evaluating my options. Presenting With an iPad Ideally, […]

Times (and Technology) Are Changing

Glance through the last few entries, and you will see I have not posted on a regular basis for quite some time. There is a reason for this. The last two years I have been CONSUMED with graduate school. Starting in May 2008, I have taken classes continuously. The longest break has been over the […]

Alternate Reality Games

This weekend while engaged in quite a bit of driving, I listened to the July 16 episode of The Maccast featuring J. C. Hutchins. The topic of conversation focused on Alternate Reality Games, a massive media genre that encompasses a broad assortment of communication methods to engage people in the topic of the ARG. The […]

4 Simple Tips for Recording High-Quality Audio

The Rapid E-Learning Blog has an excellent article on recording high quality audio on your computer. Having clean, crisp audio is critical to the successful implementation of your learning applications. This article is well worth the read. Good audio is critical to your elearning success.  You might be a great instructional designer and create the […]