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January 11, 2012
My cell phone chirps to announce a text message. The print on the little screen is big enough to read, but when I try to type back a message, my troubles begin. Never mind that I’m all thumbs typing with my thumbs and that I’m stymied by the irrepressible need to text using proper spelling and punctuation.
January 10, 2012
Interested in getting started in the Digital Humanities? Here are some places to start.
January 10, 2012
Would Media Makeover count towards promotion and tenure?  A 4 minute and 27 second TED talk that has been viewed over 533,000 times.   A 31 page e-book that sell for under 3 bucks.  Is this scholarship that would count?  Just curious.
January 10, 2012
Lots of people are making the New Year's resolution to learn to code. Is it time we make programming a requirement for college graduation for all majors, not just CS students?
January 10, 2012
I have something to admit: I know that I eventually want to go into administration.
January 10, 2012
A new year brings a renewed resolve to really get things done. As graduate students, finding strategies to improve productivity are worth their weight in gold. While there are countless mobile and web applications that can improve one's workflow, I thought I would highlight a few here that have helped my workflow in my three main "resolution" areas: teaching; research and writing; and staying healthy.
January 10, 2012
Two discussions of recent events, by their extreme difference in tone, have me wondering.
January 10, 2012
Most CIOs believe eBooks are ready to have their moment. The time has come to reassess these expectations, drawing on current data on both acceptance and pricing.
January 9, 2012
Apparently,  a few California community colleges have taken to rationing seats. Since their funding is entirely disconnected from their enrollments – astonishing, but true – the only way the colleges can make do on shrinking state allocations is to turn people away.  While most campuses have resorted  to the easy and time honored  “first come, first served” method of allocating seats, a couple campuses have started consciously rationing seats, giving priority to ent
January 9, 2012
If you work in higher ed, you fall asleep every night asking yourself the following questions:   Will we suffer the same fate as the record industry, the bookstores and the newspaper business? Is higher ed another example of a physical, as opposed to a digital, information industry - and therefore ripe for disruption? If the core business model of education is built on scarcity, will we survive this transition to information abundance?



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