Archive for January, 2009

18 Jan

Why Teach ABout Social Media Using Social Media

Howard Rheingold speaks briefly and succinctly about his reason for doing this.  I agree. Click To Play Another cool thing [&hellip

18 Jan

Teaching alternatives ways of searching

I was reading a draft of a paper for Bernard about democritizing web searches.  I won’t go into the details [&hellip

13 Jan

History of the Internet in 8 Minutes

I learn about the coolest things on Twitter… Johannes from Monochrom posted a link to a short video relating the [&hellip

12 Jan

Encouraging classroom participation

After trying a variety of different tools, I’ve come to some conclusions: IRC chatrooms work much better for discussion than [&hellip

9 Jan

Final Version

Update: Accepted.  🙂  Now just have to find a way to pay for the trip. Thanks to Mirko for the [&hellip

8 Jan

Rough draft of an abstract

This is due tomorrow and this will be replaced by the final version when that’s done. In the meantime, suggestions [&hellip

6 Jan

Also While in SF….

I got to hang out with people I know mainly through the Twitterverse, which was really great.  When I was [&hellip

4 Jan

New Media (or whatever we call it) at the MLA

From 27-30 December I made the traditional pilgrimage of English faculty everywhere to the annual conference of the Modern Language [&hellip

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