Why a leading professor of new media just banned technology use in class – The Washington Post

By | September 30, 2014

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Photography – Week 42

By | September 29, 2014

A lot of portrait oriented shots this week. Not sure it means anything but vaguely interesting to me.

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Weekly Web Harvest (weekly)

By | September 27, 2014

What You Need to Know About Yik Yak, an App Causing Trouble on Campuses – Technology – The Chronicle of Higher Education “They envisioned it, they said, as a tool for observational campus comedy. Mr. Buffington argues that making all comments anonymous is critical to maintaining users’ privacy, encourages less-inhibited commentary, and allows the best […]

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Photography – Week 40 & 41

By | September 20, 2014

This one briefly, very briefly, made it to Flickr’s explore. This is the tree we were playing tag in . . . until fall number two. It was fun if ill advised. Ran into Pres. Rao on the way out to the photo safari, so I had to take a picture. I feel like someone […]

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Weekly Web Harvest (weekly)

By | September 20, 2014

I’m leaving Mojang | notch.net “I don’t see myself as a real game developer. I make games because it’s fun, and because I love games and I love to program, but I don’t make games with the intention of them becoming huge hits, and I don’t try to change the world. Minecraft certainly became a huge hit, […]

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Power to the People

By | September 19, 2014

This makes a better story if you know a few things about me. I hate to be late. I am extremely uncomfortable with strangers and I know very little about cats. I despise feeling helpless. The Start1 Scene: Flowery Branch GA- a town that feels recently birthed from farmland an hour or so outside the […]

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VCU Photo Safari

By | September 19, 2014

10:00 -10:50 am | Tom Woodward will be your guide on this photo safari as we look at the world through different lenses. This shift in both perspective and attention has the potential to change how you think about many things. After a brief exploration of a few different types of photography, we’ll take our […]

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Connected Courses – Hopes/Dreams

By | September 18, 2014

Connected courses asks . . . So what is the real “why” of your course? Why should students take it? How will they be changed by it? What is your discipline’s real “why”? Why does it matter that students take __________ courses or become _________ists? How can digital and networked technologies effectively support the real […]

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Private Comments via XMLIMPORT

By | September 17, 2014

Making shareable (Sharing with a single person or specific group but not with the world.) comments on public writing is a fairly awkward spaaaaaace right now. There are things like AnnotateIt and Awesome Screenshot and the annotations in Diigo. So I’m looking around for other free options and brain storming odd ideas and not find […]

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Weekly Web Harvest (weekly)

By | September 13, 2014

List of common misconceptions – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia “There was no widespread outbreak of panic across the United States in response to Orson Welles’ 1938 radio adaptation of H.G. Wells’ The War of the Worlds. Only a very small share of the radio audience was even listening to it, and isolated reports of scattered […]

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