Category Archives: Basics

Core skills and tools for life online.

Twitter – The Basics

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Learning for Life Online tool #3: The Learning for Life Online Twitter feed What Is It? Twitter is the most well-known example of what’s called microblogging – short updates of text, photos, audio or video are pushed out to anyone … Continue reading

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Facebook – The Basics

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Learning for Life Online tool #2: The Learning for Life Online Facebook page Ah, Facebook. It seems like everyone is Facebookin’ these days, from the high schooler across the aisle to your mother (it’s the only way to keep track … Continue reading

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Blogs and Commenting

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Learning for Life Online tool #1: The Learning for Life Online blog (and website) What Is It? So, what is a blog, anyway? Blog is a contraction of web and log, and a web log is a series of posts … Continue reading

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Playing with online tools

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Just like any other tool, the best way to learn a new online service or website is to play with it. Push the buttons, click the links, enter some information – it’s by using a tool that we figure out … Continue reading

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