bookmarks for March 29th, 2013 through April 12th, 2013

22 Thoughts on Automated Grading of Student Writing | Inside Higher Ed – I love it. The idea that teaching and evaluating written work can be done as a computer algorithm is a  mind-saver. Why? Reading is boring. Automate now. I have videos to watch. My favorite thought is #7:” The only motivations for even… Continue reading bookmarks for March 29th, 2013 through April 12th, 2013

bookmarks for August 6th, 2011 through August 19th, 2011

By sharing with open source projects, professors teach the importance of giving back – "Programming with open source, she said, helped her students understand a very important lesson: Tools promote institutionalized ways of thinking, acting, and accomplishing tasks. By embracing tools that can be altered and modified, students can break with traditional habits and expand… Continue reading bookmarks for August 6th, 2011 through August 19th, 2011