ETGEC-C Web Site
The web site contains all of the learning materials (http://etgec.utmb.edu) and is the basic marketing/user entry point. The website is updated by Roxann Grover, MA, Internet Production Designer, Rehabilitation Sciences and Sealy Center on Aging. Contact the web designer at 409.266.9650 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
ETGEC-C Facebook Page
The Facebook page is a common forum for the partners to dialog. Anyone can participate in the Facebook dialog. As this is a Facebook fan page it is not connected to one's personal Facebook account in the same way one's friends are connected. Thus, one's personal postings do not go to the ETGEC-C page. Current Facebook entries by administrators are automatically shown on the web page. Anyone can participate in the Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/ETGECC
Blog - Weekly Update on Aging
This is a weekly web posting (blog) dealing with health care practices to use with rural elderly patients/clients. Sometimes it deals deal with a program or activity another AHEC has created and other times it is an opinion piece, an abstract from recent research or a best practice. It is written by Rodger Marion and an array of guest bloggers. Link to the weekly blog: http://rodgermarion.com
Virtual World - Weekly Discussion on Aging
There is a weekly discussion about the current blog topic. The discussion occurs in real time in a virtual world. The virtual world is called Second Life®. Directions are found in two tabs (Discussion and SL) found at http://rodgermarion.com. The discussion is held each Wednesday at noon until 12:30pm.
The discussion is held using text chat. Second Life supports voice but it tends to have technical issues. The use of text chat also provides for a convenient transcript which is posted in the Comments section of the corresponding blog.