About Michael J. Faris
Assistant Professor of English with research areas in digital literacy, privacy and social media, and queering rhetorics.
This blog serves as a place to think through things, record thoughts, share interesting stuff, and hold conversations. Welcome!
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â€¢ Inside Higher Ed: On the age bias in hiring academics â€¢ Anne-Marie offers some information literacy tools for synonyms â€¢ Matt offers some tools for annotated websites â€¢ Matt also shares some videos about Twitter. This one on ambient … Continue reading
wow: Tom Farber gives a lot of tests. He’s a calculus teacher, after all. So when administrators at Rancho Bernardo, his suburban San Diego high school, announced the district was cutting spending on supplies by nearly a third, Farber had … Continue reading
â€¢ via The Feminist Underground: A UC Irvine professor is throwing a fit over mandatory sexual harassment training. It’s rather hard to believe. â€¢ Oregon State has joined iTunes University! I had students give a pretty good presentation on this … Continue reading
I love coincidence â€” it’s not “mere” as we would like to think, but instead useful. Just after finishing reading Chapter 5 of Kwame Anthony Appiah’s The Ethics of Identity, in which he devotes space to “Educated Souls” â€” the … Continue reading
this comic seems all too accurate.