Category Archives: Education

notes from the interblags: just some links

I’m going to have to give up on writing on some of these things, though I’ve wanted to. Some tabs that have been left open on my browser over the last month or so: • “The White Anti-Racist is an … Continue reading

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blackboard survey

I filled out a survey for my Blackboard use for Oregon State today. There wasn’t a single question about alternatives to Blackboard. Not one. The survey pretty much naturalized Blackboard. So I mentioned open source alternatives in each and every … Continue reading

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notes from the interblags

• Metaspencer links to this master’s thesis on blogging in classrooms. I’ll have to read it sometime soon. • Steven Krause links to Cory Doctorow’s 17 Tips For Getting Bloggers To Write About You. Good tips for people with websites … Continue reading

Posted in Blogs, Blogs in Classrooms, CCCC 08, Education, New Media, Notes from the Interblags, Queer issues and theory | 2 Comments

Michael Bugeja would have you believe that higher ed costs so much because of technology

Michael Bugeja’s recent article at IHE, “Harsh Realities About Virtual Ones”, attempts to find fault in current uses of technologies at universities, laying the blame on our drive for “engagement” for various problems: rising tuition, a new digital divide, corporate … Continue reading

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musings on middle schools

I loved teaching middle school, but putting in 70 hours a week, commuting 80 miles round trip a day (I couldn’t possibly live in the small town I was teaching in), being in the closet at work, struggling with conservative … Continue reading

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