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...Why Are You Not Taking Notes?

History professor : Before our lecture today I'd like to start off with a quote by Paul Eldridge. "History is the transformation of tumultuous conquerors into silent footnotes." Student : (raises hand) History professor : Yes? Student : What the fuck does that mean? History professor : It means until I'm dead you will not cuss in my classroom, dammit! --NYU Alsome | Thumbs up | Thumbs down | Link · Email · Quote this! · Del.
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Jutta Hipp at the Hickory House, Vol. 2 a?' Blue Note 1516

Music / Jazz : All About Jazz (26 minutes ago)

Raise your hand if you've never heard of m: Jutta Hipp. Yeah, me either. And yet, there she is, brooding and shadowy on the cover of her first Blue Note album. Yes, she--a female rarity in the almost-all-male world of 1950s Blue Not... Read Post

Better data means better education, online and in the lecture hall

Technology : GigaOM (7 months ago)

Collecting student data digitally isn't solely something for massive open online courses. Even university professors and their students can benefit from transforming the lecture experience into one designed to go anywhere and collec... Read Post

Sven Is Learning English in Fits and Starts

United States / New York : Overheard in New York (5 years ago)

Professor, musing: I wonder what I'm going to do this weekend...Student in lecture: Party!Professor: Barbecue?Student: No, party!Professor: I think I'm a bit old for that.Student: Party!--NYUOverheard by: Spazz Alsome | Thumbs up | ... Read Post

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