About Michael J. Faris
Assistant Professor of English with research areas in digital literacy, privacy and social media, and queering rhetorics.
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Category Archives: Information Literacy
It’s been a while since I’ve done a link-dump, but it’s probably time. Most of the stuff I read now gets linked to from my Twitter account. • Slate’s new women’s website doesn’t seem very feminist according to Feministing—or perhaps … Continue reading
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
Librarians, students, feminists, writing teachers â€” heck, anyone who cares about information literacy, access to information, politics, etc. â€” here’s something you should be aware of. Via Nels, the word “abortion” has been blocked as a term in an information … Continue reading
Interesting stuff: â€¢ I have to laugh at this. To laugh is not very charitable to the instructor. I too would be a bit peeved if the technology I used lost the grades for an exam, or any project. However, … Continue reading