The end is nigh

I can hardly believe this as the words fill the blank screen in front of me, but it’s true. We have a mere four weeks of lectures left on the M.A. in Technical Communication and E-Learning. I’ve loved working on this course. Yes it’s been intense (and it’s about to get a whole lot more…

The heat is on

We’re nearing the end of Week 7 in our final semester and I’m feeling the burn. The assignments are starting to fly in thick and fast and I’m struggling to keep up. I felt great when I submitted our first two big assignments of the year-the Proposal and Storyboard of our Digital Learning Resource and…

Lost in Translation

We have finally heard from our French counterparts in regards to the Virtual Collaboration Assignment and we have encountered our first stumbling block in the Translation Phase of the project. Apparently the steps for setting up a WordPress blog in English do not follow the same steps in French. What’s worse (from my point of…

Team 2-Week 5 Update

This week finally saw us hand over our finished draft to our French team members. They will now spend the next few weeks translating before both drafts come together to form a final submission on March 22nd. It’s been another frustrating week as our technical woes continue. Last week I spoke about how we had…

Parlez vous XML?

I’ve always loved languages. Unfortunately they have rarely reciprocated the love. I speak four languages all to varying degrees of success. Some days I feel as if I don’t even speak my native tongue English well!!I blame ‘mummy brain’ but am not sure I still can over two years after my youngest was born!! I’ve spent…