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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Part of my dissertation will explore how mobile device usage (e.g., laptops, cell phones, iPads) affect our conceptions and practices of the private and public. Throughout the last century, the development and purchase of various communication technologies have caused anxiety … Continue reading
Yesterday in class, we tried to set up our BlogPress apps for our
Week 2 of the term is almost over, and my class has met four times. On Tuesday, we handed out the iPad, and today as a class we downloaded the textbook and apps for the course (paid for with gift … Continue reading
I weeded through my Delicious bookmarks to create a list of colleges and universities using the iPad this fall. Here’s some links to news stories or university webpages: • Penn State in my technical writing course and for instructors in … Continue reading
Notre Dame is launching a study of eReaders, including the iPad: A member of Notre Dame’s ePublishing Working Group, Angst is debuting the University’s first and only class taught using Apple’s new wireless tablet computer to replace traditional textbooks. The … Continue reading