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Re: [evonline2002_webheads] Webheads Sunday Meetings (Webinars)

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  • Teresa Almeida d'Eca
    Hi John! Hope you ll be there on Sunday. Hugs, Teresa ... -- Sent from my iPhone [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
    Message 1 of 8 , Dec 14, 2012
      Hi John!

      Hope you'll be there on Sunday.

      Hugs, Teresa

      On Wednesday, December 12, 2012, John Hibbs wrote:

      > **
      > >At 5:27 PM +0400 12/12/12, Vance Stevens wrote
      > >To anyone planning to join us, try to familiarize yourself with the
      > >following workshop paper
      > >
      > http://eurocallsigsbologna.weebly.com/uploads/8/7/4/5/8745414/colpaert_bologna_2012_eurocall.pdf
      > Vance, Teresa, all Webheads: Once more I salute you for these kinds
      > of efforts. There are many things to applaud and encourage. Which I
      > would like to do by way of an over-long post:
      > 1. I love the idea of submitting several days in advance of your
      > Sunday meeting an outline such as the url to the pdf you circulated.
      > I know that's a tough practice to cause for all or even most of the
      > Sunday meetings. And of course the archives can "grow", especially
      > with post-Sunday submissions. These are all helpful and encourage
      > participation, the submissions and the reminders in my mail box to
      > not overlook.
      > 2. Learning Through Sharing PDF: The particular pieces the kind of
      > thing that needs the widest possible distribution. As the author
      > notes, the ideas presented may be aimed primarily to language
      > learners; but the broader implications are enormous. A great piece
      > of work.
      > 3. This is the kind piece that the many governmental organizations of
      > many stripes need to circulate. I suppose by RSS (and its
      > counterparts) is one of the better, easier ways to ensure wide
      > circulation? (plus all the 'subscribe" tools at hand) (the problem of
      > course is overloaded mail boxes). The point here is to explore, and
      > use, all those "share" tools you guys all use and talk about so much.
      > (See next)
      > 4. Because I am not much of a Facebook fan, I have not been "open" to
      > using FB to gain wider audiences. Dr. Jim Morrison, retired professor
      > from the University of North California and editor of wide reaching
      > publications for many years, has opened my eyes to how he uses FB.
      > Like Vance and me, Jim's an Old Dog too. The difference is that both
      > of them adopt easily to learn new tricks. This Old Dog is still
      > trying to work the gears on the Model T he bought brand new from
      > Henry Ford. Reminders to the us Old Dogs on easier, better tricks to
      > learn are always useful.
      > Finally, phew....
      > 5. The "Run Up" to Very Big Events. A zillion times I have
      > referenced Sam Johnson's "Nothing concentrates the mind like a
      > hanging." In the instant case, I say that "Nothing concentrates the
      > mind like an event," Which is why those Sunday meetings are so
      > important; to be considered something like the long baseball season
      > in America where the 30 teams play 162 games the "regular" season;
      > then there are a slew of playoffs; then the World Series. (of course
      > the World Cup/soccer does this too.) The point is that the 52 Webhead
      > Sunday meetings are very important in and of themselves; but they
      > also can be considered as "warm ups" to the major global conferences,
      > which in turn may well lead to being on what I consider to be the
      > world's biggest stage, most important stage at TED.
      > Jim Morrison, what say you?
      > P.S. Steve Hargadon does this same kind of thing...so I am sending a
      > copy to him
      > Steve Hargadon
      > <http://www.stevehargadon.com/>
      > <http://www.web20labs.com/>
      > -------------------------------
      > John Hibbs
      > http://oregonhibbs.com
      > Vance Stevens
      > http://adVancEducation.blogspot.com
      > http://vancesdiveblogs.blogspot.com

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