@busynessgirlBusynessgirl.combusynessgirl@gmail.comfacebook.com/iBusynessgirl  Maria H. Andersen, Ph.D.
email   websites   learning   projectscommunication  calendars    sanity
What this    presentation   is not about …   learning all thedetails of how to use a specific program
What thispresentation is about … awareness   features    tweaks     ideas
*full disclosurein case you get the notion at some point during this presentation that I must be getting paid to      ment...
email   websites   learning   projectscommunication  calendars    sanity
this is the goal
don‘t answer your email, process it
don‘t answer your email, process it     delete
don‘t answer your   email, process it       delete    non-responsedelete         archive
don‘t answer your   email, process it        delete     non-response    short responsedelete         archive
don‘t answer your email, process it     delete  non-response short response     defer
Move tasks to a TO-DO listand then Archive the emails
LEFT SIDE           RIGHT SIDEIdeas, Notes, Papers,    Tasks, Large &New Terms, Random       Small, No order
Completed Task Lists get crossed  out, but the ideas remain.
Get control of your email!    if possible, consolidate         email accounts
Get control of your email!    if possible, consolidate         email accounts    learn how to use search
Get control of your email!    if possible, consolidate         email accounts    learn how to use search    minimize the n...
Get control of your email!    if possible, consolidate         email accounts    learn how to use search    minimize the n...
How to start?move all email in existinginbox to a separate folder
Boomerang for Gmail    Send an email later Get a follow-up reminder  if there is no response
Gmail LabsCanned Responses Pictures in Chat Right-side Chat Send & Archive   Undo Send SMS from Chat
email  websites   learning   projectscommunication  calendars    sanity
when will youuse websitebookmarks?
when will youuse websitebookmarks?when you’re on the Internet
where is the most logical place to   store those   bookmarks?
where is the most logical place to   store those   bookmarks?on the Internet
less obvious, but just as good                Blogs                Course Shells                Mindmaps                We...
email   websites   learning   projectscommunication  calendars    sanity
treat the internetas an extension of    your brain     file cabinet+ personal assistant  + learning diary
digitalmindmaps
Use a blogtoreflect, share,and storewhat you
Screencaststo remindyourselfhow to dosomething(try Jing)
rss
rss
Tweet what you learn
note-taking
note-taking
a.nnotate
course shells
course shells
course shells
email   websites   learning   projectscommunication  calendars    sanity
web-based project-management
Less formal:  Use web-basedCollaborative Tools
Google Docs
Google Spreadsheets
Public or Private?Viewer or Editor?
email   websites   learning   projectscommunication  calendars    sanity
instant messaging
emailsocialnetworks
if you’re notcareful, you can spend    your whole lifechecking to see what’shappening in your life
digsby
digsby on my desktop     (2nd monitor)
send IM or email
IM:
email
customizablenotification settings
email   websites   learningcommunication   projects  calendars    sanity
Google CalendarUse a different calendar for each type of activity.
Daily AgendaNotificationsFind it in Calendar  Settings   Notifications    Check box
Embed your calendar ona public web page     NOTE: The calendar(s) you want to     embed must be shared publically first.
Schedule a Meeting: Doodle.com
Schedule Appointments: Tungle.me
email   websites   learningcommunication   projects  calendars    sanity
if all you do on yourcomputer is work, it’stime to play a little …
socialize  a little
if you think you wastetoo much time playing and not enough time      working …
track what you’re actually doing
StayFocusd for Chrome
if you just losetrack of time …
WorkPace WorkRave
Final randomorganizational  thoughts
is awesome
so areBrenthavenbackpacks
and TripIt.com
email   websites   learning   projectscommunication  calendars    sanity
http://tinyurl.com/9kd35u
questions?www.teachingcollegemath.comGraphic design of OYDS logo by Nancy Slater, Sandoval Slater Art Studio.
@busynessgirlBusynessgirl.combusynessgirl@gmail.comfacebook.com/iBusynessgirl  Maria H. Andersen, Ph.D.
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This “going digital” can be a bit overwhelming. How do you manage the mountain of email and
grading? How do you keep track of your links, files, and website materials? How do you go
about organizing and sifting through the vast array of resources on the Internet and turning
them into an easy‐to‐use and coherent set of learning materials for the teaching? Let me share
some of my strategies for coping with the information overload and the new digital era.

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  1. 1. @busynessgirlBusynessgirl.combusynessgirl@gmail.comfacebook.com/iBusynessgirl Maria H. Andersen, Ph.D.
  2. 2. email websites learning projectscommunication calendars sanity
  3. 3. What this presentation is not about … learning all thedetails of how to use a specific program
  4. 4. What thispresentation is about … awareness features tweaks ideas
  5. 5. *full disclosurein case you get the notion at some point during this presentation that I must be getting paid to mention some of the software in this presentation, I can assure you that I don’t
  6. 6. email websites learning projectscommunication calendars sanity
  7. 7. this is the goal
  8. 8. don‘t answer your email, process it
  9. 9. don‘t answer your email, process it delete
  10. 10. don‘t answer your email, process it delete non-responsedelete archive
  11. 11. don‘t answer your email, process it delete non-response short responsedelete archive
  12. 12. don‘t answer your email, process it delete non-response short response defer
  13. 13. Move tasks to a TO-DO listand then Archive the emails
  14. 14. LEFT SIDE RIGHT SIDEIdeas, Notes, Papers, Tasks, Large &New Terms, Random Small, No order
  15. 15. Completed Task Lists get crossed out, but the ideas remain.
  16. 16. Get control of your email! if possible, consolidate email accounts
  17. 17. Get control of your email! if possible, consolidate email accounts learn how to use search
  18. 18. Get control of your email! if possible, consolidate email accounts learn how to use search minimize the number of folders or labels
  19. 19. Get control of your email! if possible, consolidate email accounts learn how to use search minimize the number of folders or labels set up rules or filters to deal with recurring emails
  20. 20. How to start?move all email in existinginbox to a separate folder
  21. 21. Boomerang for Gmail Send an email later Get a follow-up reminder if there is no response
  22. 22. Gmail LabsCanned Responses Pictures in Chat Right-side Chat Send & Archive Undo Send SMS from Chat
  23. 23. email websites learning projectscommunication calendars sanity
  24. 24. when will youuse websitebookmarks?
  25. 25. when will youuse websitebookmarks?when you’re on the Internet
  26. 26. where is the most logical place to store those bookmarks?
  27. 27. where is the most logical place to store those bookmarks?on the Internet
  28. 28. less obvious, but just as good Blogs Course Shells Mindmaps Websites
  29. 29. email websites learning projectscommunication calendars sanity
  30. 30. treat the internetas an extension of your brain file cabinet+ personal assistant + learning diary
  31. 31. digitalmindmaps
  32. 32. Use a blogtoreflect, share,and storewhat you
  33. 33. Screencaststo remindyourselfhow to dosomething(try Jing)
  34. 34. rss
  35. 35. rss
  36. 36. Tweet what you learn
  37. 37. note-taking
  38. 38. note-taking
  39. 39. a.nnotate
  40. 40. course shells
  41. 41. course shells
  42. 42. course shells
  43. 43. email websites learning projectscommunication calendars sanity
  44. 44. web-based project-management
  45. 45. Less formal: Use web-basedCollaborative Tools
  46. 46. Google Docs
  47. 47. Google Spreadsheets
  48. 48. Public or Private?Viewer or Editor?
  49. 49. email websites learning projectscommunication calendars sanity
  50. 50. instant messaging
  51. 51. emailsocialnetworks
  52. 52. if you’re notcareful, you can spend your whole lifechecking to see what’shappening in your life
  53. 53. digsby
  54. 54. digsby on my desktop (2nd monitor)
  55. 55. send IM or email
  56. 56. IM:
  57. 57. email
  58. 58. customizablenotification settings
  59. 59. email websites learningcommunication projects calendars sanity
  60. 60. Google CalendarUse a different calendar for each type of activity.
  61. 61. Daily AgendaNotificationsFind it in Calendar Settings Notifications Check box
  62. 62. Embed your calendar ona public web page NOTE: The calendar(s) you want to embed must be shared publically first.
  63. 63. Schedule a Meeting: Doodle.com
  64. 64. Schedule Appointments: Tungle.me
  65. 65. email websites learningcommunication projects calendars sanity
  66. 66. if all you do on yourcomputer is work, it’stime to play a little …
  67. 67. socialize a little
  68. 68. if you think you wastetoo much time playing and not enough time working …
  69. 69. track what you’re actually doing
  70. 70. StayFocusd for Chrome
  71. 71. if you just losetrack of time …
  72. 72. WorkPace WorkRave
  73. 73. Final randomorganizational thoughts
  74. 74. is awesome
  75. 75. so areBrenthavenbackpacks
  76. 76. and TripIt.com
  77. 77. email websites learning projectscommunication calendars sanity
  78. 78. http://tinyurl.com/9kd35u
  79. 79. questions?www.teachingcollegemath.comGraphic design of OYDS logo by Nancy Slater, Sandoval Slater Art Studio.
  80. 80. @busynessgirlBusynessgirl.combusynessgirl@gmail.comfacebook.com/iBusynessgirl Maria H. Andersen, Ph.D.

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