236 – Tech Forum Recap

This week WELSTech listeners will experience a virtual field trip to a recent education technology event which Martin attended.

The discussion:

Along for the ride – Martin recently attended the Tech Forum Chicago event sponsored by Tech & Learning Magazine, and shares some insights from the day.

The interview:

(22:53) Reaching out to the world – Shoua Moua, lay member of Immanuel Hmong Lutheran Church in St. Paul, MN, joins Martin and Sallie to talk about their video streaming and archive service which was started with the help of a California congregation and has grown into a worldwide outreach effort to Hmong.

Ministry resources:

Picks of the week:

  • (43:47) How Your Church Can Use Post Types To Be More Interesting On Facebook
  • Skitch

7 Best:

(49:22) On the June 6th episode of WELSTech we’ll countdown our next 7 Best list, and listeners can be part of the list creation.  Simply let us know your favorite

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Of interest:

  • (49:53) FinalWeb training – This summer we’re offering online training on web site creation and maintenance using the FinalWeb system.   And, for the first time, we’ll be using Google Hangouts!
  • Graduation and Call Day live video streams
    • Martin Luther College – LiveStream Channel
      • May 18 – Concert – 4:00 & 7:30 p.m.
      • May19 – Graduation Service – 10:00 a.m.
      • May 19 – Call Day Service – 2:30 p.m.
    • Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary – Streams Live
      • May 22- Vicar Assignments – 7:00 p.m.
      • May 24 – Call Day Service – 10:00 a.m.
      • May 24 – Concert – 7:00 p.m.
      • May 25 – Graduation Service – 10:00 a.m.

Community feedback:

  • (52:45) For Windows 7 users who may prefer digital storytelling with Windows Movie maker instead of Windows live Movie, Jimmy Pautz shared a link to a bog post with instructions for Installing Windows Movie Maker 6.0 on Windows 7
  • A link shared in the WELSTech Diigo group this week was A Plan for Technology Integration
  • Via Pinterest Perry Lund shared the digital citizenship infographic I took this photo of my friend I want to share …

Coming up on WELSTech:

(55:17) Episode 237 – Martin and Sallie tackle the tough topic of copyright on next week’s podcast. (Release date – 05/23/12)

The featured artist:

(56:15) We close the podcast with the music of  Revelation, a music ministry of Wisconsin Lutheran College (www.revelationwlc.com) – God Of Wonders from the CD titled “We Walk By Faith”

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