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Bernie Goldbach
Cashel, Ireland
"I find, check and share information."
Interests: I enjoy running long distance when I'm fit and reading history more than watching television.
Recent Activity
THE CALL FOR PAPERS for EdTech2015 arrived at the top of my inbox and I immediately remembered my first session with those third level educators. It happened in Sligo and it was the first time I met passionate lecturers (like the ones in the photo) from across the Republic of Ireland who shared their enthusiasm and best practise. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Inside View
BECAUSE I BELIEVE in the value of marked down text, I run Wordle drills on myself and my social media students in the Limerick School of Art & Design. The screenshot on this post shows the results of a personal trawl of recent content I have shared on Twitter, Facebook, Google Plus, Flickr, LinkedIn and Audioboom. [1] Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Inside View
NEARLY EVERY TIME my Microsoft Surface Pro 2 takes a Windows Update, the Surface loses its Marvall Wireless Adapter. I have a simple work-around. Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Inside View
THE HANDY THING about the 2015 #cesicon event is many of the presentations offered lists, presentations and annotated notes for downloading during or immediately after sessions. I think I learn more during presentations when I am confident that I can watch, write and listen intently because the presenters give me the safety net of their top class preparation through an online archive. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Inside View
I'M TAKING lessons I've learned from 28 days of writing to Ireland's annual CESI.ie conference in Galway this weekend. A warm Irish welcome for anyone who wants to follow the #cesicon conversation. Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Inside View
RITA CLOHESSY, mum and friend, colleague and fixer, died peacefully in her County Tipperary home. She leaves behind memories that sweep over hundreds of Tipperary third level graduates in the calm sea of gratitude she graciously filled with her caring nature. Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2015 at Inside View
Pressed for time but want to share directly or time-delayed? Why not audio blog the moment?
I LEARN MORE through the serendipity of sharing than I do through directed channels. During the past month, I bumped into very valuable professional tips coming from people contributing to the #28DaysOfWriting meme in various places. [1] Importantly, I bumped into this content without having to join a channel, download a specific app or use a password. Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2015 at Inside View
YOU CAN TELL productivity is in flow when you look over the shoulders of creative people. Sometimes their secret sauce spills over their personal in-hand screens. Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2015 at Inside View
I BECAME the senior pilot creative multimedia lecturer in the Limerick School of art & Design during the 28 Days of Writing because I needed a clear and distinct job title. Many of my colleagues append their names with initials but I believe I can lead with a distinct title instead. Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2015 at Inside View
Safe flight! And enjoy a Happy Birthday en route too.
DAVE WINER, The Blogfather, bangs a familiar drumbeat about keeping your memories in a place you control. Winer is one reason I have a stack of digital files in a safe place. Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2015 at Inside View
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I WAS SADDENED to hear of the sudden death of Pat O'Connor, father of Evelyn O'Connor who has helped our Youth Media Team in many creative ways. May Pat rest in peace. Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2015 at Inside View
I LEARN MORE ABOUT ACTIVE ENGAGEMENT by watching others who share their stories. That's excellent storyteller Evelyn O'Connor in the photo who proves my point. Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2015 at Inside View
I'VE LOANED one of my styli to a colleague and now have a single stylus in my bag. I think everyone needs a multi-functional stylus. Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2015 at Inside View
FEBRUARY RETURNS DAYLIGHT earlier in the day and where we live in County Tipperary, it often means lovely colours streaking across the sky like in the photo. I feel motivated and productive under those colors. Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2015 at Inside View
AS I WROTE a few takeaway thoughts (in the photo) during a writing workshop at a staff development day, I realised my own process needs a peer review. That's why I expose my workflow to like-minded colleagues at events such as those run by Congregation and Dublin's e-learning summer school. Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2015 at Inside View
MY 20 MINUTE interval training has started, thanks to a combination of factors that I mention in the audio clip embedded below. In brief, this means I will attack my to-do list in 20 minute bursts, followed by 10 minutes of outside air. Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2015 at Inside View
I WISH THERE was a way to identify silo mentalities festering below the surface before I discover I'm surrounded by them. But crafting personal silo mentalities appears to be a human condition. Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2015 at Inside View
ONE OF THE big learning outcomes currently happening at home involves the prevention of collisions. This is a big deal when more than four emergency vehicles assemble in the sitting room (in the photo). Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2015 at Inside View
'M A BIT of a voyeur so when people I follow start revealing what they carry around, I'm all ears. The question, "What's in your bag?" is part of the annual FeBOOary social audio challenge. Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2015 at Inside View
AS A LONG-TIME O2 customer, I was looking for indications that O2's demise would affect Ireland in a negative way. And with the closing of the Wayra incubator, I have my first negative indicator. Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2015 at Inside View
THERE'S A CLUSTER of social audio advocates who complete an audio challenge every year during the month of February. First launched on Audioboo in 2012, it's continued running as #Febooary on several social networks. Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2015 at Inside View
I HAVE A RECURRING problem with the Microsoft Surface Pro 2--it loses its Marvell Avastar Wireless Composite Device nearly every time Windows 8.1 updates. I share some recovery techniques below the break. Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2015 at Inside View
AN AUDIO THREAD attached to a #febooary conversation about smart use of apps has led into a deep dive about enhancing workflow through the selective use of smartphone routines. For me, this suggest we are approaching hyperlocalised task-oriented notifications. Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2015 at Inside View