1. Flexibility
    1. any purpose
      1. revised editions
      2. publish in print
      3. publish to web
        1. blog
        2. forum
        3. web page
        4. document
      4. email to allies & reviewers
    2. anytime
      1. now
      2. sooner
      3. later
  2. Resilience
    1. use a universal form
      1. for text - rich text format = rtf
        1. Notepad (MS Windows)
        2. TextEdit (Mac OSX)
        3. Avoid MS Word due to dirty code
      2. for images - .png's or jpegs
      3. audio - MP3's, video MP4's
    2. produce and store locally
      1. avoid loss of current work thru dropped connection
      2. always have access even in power cuts/internet failure situations
    3. back-up with local, independent hard drive
    4. back-up text by posting online to GEL site or other
  3. Practice
    1. Make local folders
    2. Create 400 word profile - your intro to the learning community
    3. Take/select an image (of you, not cat!)
    4. Save both in local folders
    5. Upload both to GEL site in Profile space - see video
  4. Copyright issues
    1. Check copyright permissions when extracting the work of other people
    2. Choose which copyright license to attach to your own work
  5. Organization
    1. What elements required?
    2. Pre-arrange local folders
      1. Text
      2. Re-sized images
      3. Links to other media
      4. References
      5. Cuttings