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Posts Tagged ‘work at home

No More 24/7!

July 12, 2009

Teaching online offers all sorts of benefits; the most enjoyable one is not having to get dressed to go to class and possibly deal with icy roads, annoying detours, and equally annoying drivers.  Aside from the obvious downside to online teaching of not meeting face-to-face with my students, about a year ago, I realized a […]

Wires Begone!

July 8, 2009

I’m one of those people who needs to have a clean, clear work surface or else I can’t concentrate.  (Good excuse for not working, isn’t it?) Even though the weather is fantastic, I decided to straighten up my work area so that I don’t wind up having my work spill into other areas of the […]

Bento – Apple’s Productivity Tool

January 26, 2009

I don’t remember how I wandered onto the Apple Business site, but while there, I found an interesting productivity tool called Bento.  I’ve downloaded a trial version to see how I can use it and will post my reaction after about a week or so of  “playing” with the program. http://www.filemaker.com/products/bento/features.html

Here We Go Again!

January 7, 2009

Six days and counting.  Things have been pretty quiet around here, without any discussion boards to read or emails to answer from my students, but that’s about to change – big time. A new 12-week semester begins this coming Monday, and I’m all set to go.  Tomorrow, I’ll send out my “Welcome” email to all […]