Whether they work at a big research university, a small four-year college, or something in between, academic-library directors share a “resounding dedication” to teaching information literacy to undergraduates. Beyond that, the priorities...Show More Summary
This free information-management tool can help kids become tech-savvy and learn to better organize their digital lives.
Can you imagine how hard it was to carry around enough coinage to purchase a big-ticket item prior to 1862?
Windows 8.1 offers new features and allows users to boot directly to the desktop.
In writing my blog entry on how to embed an @Flipboard magazine in Google Sites, I wondered if the iFrame embedding would work for my blog. Sure enough, it does...scroll down to see how to embed a Flipboard magazine in your Blogger entry. Show More Summary
Thanks to SchoolCIO for sharing my article, Avoid Sucker's Choices When Choosing Tech for Schools! You can find it online at their web site. When I look around, I focus on the technology that gets the job done. If that's Windows (I hate Windows), then that's the tool. Show More Summary
As I asked earlier, how does one go about embedding Flipboard ezines into a Google Sites page? Surely someone knew how to do this and I just needed to find that person! So, I tapped into the genius network of Google Certified Teachers...Show More Summary
Oh MOOCs, how I mock thee. It has been a while. But now I am associated with this Invasion of the MOOCs: The Promises and Perils of Massive Open Online Courses has just been published by Parlor Press (and is available for free as a downloadable PDF). Show More Summary
cc licensed ( BY SA ) flickr photo shared by Felix Morgner My experience went very smooth signing up for healthcare via the Affordable Care Act (which is the legal name of the law; any thimblebrains who keep haranguing about ObamaCare are flame throwing herrings). Show More Summary
Open Education Week…. It’s so hard to be open? Not around this dog house. cc licensed ( BY SA ) flickr photo shared by Alan Levine
After spending months or years collecting data from focus groups, surveys, and other sources, what are scholars doing with the mountains of information that may or may not have made it into their published research? In the quantitative-research...Show More Summary
Student Blogging Challenge Sept 2013: by suewaters In yesterday's blog entry, Content Curation with Flipboard, I shared how I was trying to use Flipboard to create my own magazine for co-workers. On that blog entry, Robert Schuetz (@robert_schuetz)...Show More Summary
Over the last few months, I've played around with various content curation tools. I've also been trying to publish an enewsletter for work, but I keep asking myself, why bother with desktop publishing? So, instead of using ReadItLater's...Show More Summary
It’s Okay To Be Smart • Physicist is both to my mouth and ears so awkward… ““Physicist is both to my mouth and ears so awkward that I think I shall never use it. The equivalent of three separate sounds of “i” in one word is too much.” Michael Faraday (1791-1867) was not fond of […]
My family calendar, now on Google, reminds me that tomorrow is the day my mother’s father passed away, in 1957, years before I was even born. I guess you can say he would have been something like 112 years old. I hardly know much about Harry. Show More Summary
cc licensed ( BY NC ) flickr photo shared by Thomas Hawk I have never been the Devil’s advocate but occasionally I play him on the Internet. This started as a comment on Jim’s post so reading that might make this make some sort of sense. There are no halcyon1 days of yore. I keep […]
This great little game lets users move a boat around in the water by changing the boat’s speed or the water current’s speed.
cc licensed ( BY SA ) flickr photo shared by Tom WoodwardLeave me to my drink. cc licensed ( BY SA ) flickr photo shared by Tom Woodward cc licensed ( BY SA ) flickr photo shared by Tom Woodward cc licensed ( BY SA ) flickr photo shared by Tom Woodward cc licensed ( […]
cc licensed ( BY NC ) flickr photo shared by Jack Zalium I’m slinging the axe, and going deep into the mine, building a new syndication site for my colleagues at Virginia Commonwealth University. It’s a bit under wraps, or so I guess, so I can be deliberately vague. Show More Summary
"Death by a thousand cuts," I recall my Dad complaining after something had occurred. Then, he'd laugh and things would be OK again. But it wasn't until much later that I asked, "What does he mean, 'death by a thousand cuts?'" Although...Show More Summary