What I’m reading 3 Dec 2016 through 17 Dec 2016

Trump Grill Could Be the Worst Restaurant in America | Vanity Fair – Let's be clear: It's not about the restaurant. – (review trump ) Measuring Proficient Teachers Codifies Bad Teaching | the becoming radical – Proficiency is adherence to the rubric, as competency is adherence to the rules. But when rubrics are mandated, when… Continue reading What I’m reading 3 Dec 2016 through 17 Dec 2016

What I’m reading 16 Jun 2016 through 19 Jun 2016

Language Log » Gertrude Trump – Yep: Donald is channeling Gertrude Stein in his prose. – (rhetoric modernism ) Is “The Web As a Tool For Thought” a Gating Item? | Hapgood – > The first, biggest, and most important step is to get people to think of the web as something bigger than just… Continue reading What I’m reading 16 Jun 2016 through 19 Jun 2016

What I’m reading 15 Jan 2016 through 17 Jan 2016

Storyspace 3: index to articles – The Eclectic Light Company – Story space is back, and so are tutorials and notes. – (DH Storyspace tinderbox hypertext en3177 ) The Labyrinth Unbound: Weblogs as Literature, Himmer – – (en3177 blogging ) E-Portfolios Are Not the Fitbit of Higher Education – I'm forever dubious of e-portfolios, esp… Continue reading What I’m reading 15 Jan 2016 through 17 Jan 2016

What I’m reading 7 Jan 2016

[toread] How I got excited about teaching again – – (assessment coursedesign ) [toread] Media for Thinking the Unthinkable – – (dh InfoDesign infographics semiotics ) Simulating The World (In Emoji) – A primer for DH students in understanding procedures and getting a sense of what's possible. By making. In open source. It's playtime. –… Continue reading What I’m reading 7 Jan 2016

What I’m reading 12 Dec 2015 through 13 Dec 2015

Fitzpatrick – The Pleasure of the Blog: The Early Novel, the Serial, and the Narrative Archive – Nifty thesis:” “All blogs, for Himmer, are in some sense literary, because of the nature of their readers’ interactions with them. … Such a claim begins to suggest that the reasons we read blogs may be slightly different… Continue reading What I’m reading 12 Dec 2015 through 13 Dec 2015

Morgan’s pinboard for 2 Jan 2015 through 8 Jan 2015

Peer 2 Peer University – Because anyone who's looking in should get a link to p2pu. [insert fork pun here]. – (courseware p2p ) Harmonizing Learning and Education -e-Literate – large OV in response to Cormier, Downes, et al concerning active learning, course design, lib Ed. The title says it all, but here's some more:… Continue reading Morgan’s pinboard for 2 Jan 2015 through 8 Jan 2015

on pinboard for May 2nd, 2014 through May 4th, 2014

Alternatives to the Growing Corporate Model of Education and Educational Assessment – With corporate assessment comes corporate devaluing. Faculty write the book ok. "In addition, and this is rather odd, assessment places an extremely high value on conformity. This is odd because we’re seeing it arise right now in a culture that, at the same… Continue reading on pinboard for May 2nd, 2014 through May 4th, 2014

on pinboard for February 9th, 2014

Academic assessment gone mad | Times Higher Education – No, seriously. When a trend becomes so easily satirized, it's time to abandon it. Emperor and clothes. – (assessment ) Open Data: A case study using IPEDS for online education – On the heels of Big Data and Writing Assessment comes this for the summer. –… Continue reading on pinboard for February 9th, 2014

bookmarks for August 27th, 2013 through August 28th, 2013

Tutorial: How to explore a network graph of electronic literature in Gephi – – (de ) The Two Cultures of Educational Reform – Stanley Fish – Fish weighs in on evaluation kulture, with "Not only is there no right answer when the subject is Melville, there’s no right question, just the undesigned and often circuitous… Continue reading bookmarks for August 27th, 2013 through August 28th, 2013

bookmarks for May 19th, 2013 through May 20th, 2013

Machine Scoring Fails the Test – Damn. NCTE makes more work for students and teachers by finding – surprise – that computers can score accurately only texts written to the computer's algorithm. And so now we even have to adapt our human assessment to human possibilities. Just when I thought we could simply teach Best… Continue reading bookmarks for May 19th, 2013 through May 20th, 2013