What I’m reading 25 Mar 2016 through 26 Mar 2016

Teaching McLuhan: Understanding Understanding Media | Enculturation – more than this, he's drawing line from McL to Carr and others. "In this essay I will explain how I interpret McLuhan’s Understanding Media to my students. This essay is more interpretative than pedagogical. If we understand what McLuhan is saying in this book and how he… Continue reading What I’m reading 25 Mar 2016 through 26 Mar 2016

Morgan’s pinboard for 16 Dec 2014 through 18 Dec 2014

List of Physical Visualizations – Prime example of curation – open for additions and set up for remixing. Needs an astrolabe. "This page is a chronological list of physical visualizations and related artifacts, curated by Pierre Dragicevic and Yvonne Jansen. Thanks to Fanny Chevalier and our other contributors. If you know of another interesting physical… Continue reading Morgan’s pinboard for 16 Dec 2014 through 18 Dec 2014

bookmarks for December 24th, 2012

PLE Conference 2012 conference proceedings – – (PLE ) Connections: Deconstruction & Connectivism: Module Introduction: Deconstruction & Connectivism – both a consideratin of the connection, and an exemplary DE mod. – (DE connectivism PLE MOOC ) How open source is disrupting visual art – "This "solitary genius" myth largely holds to present day, but it’s… Continue reading bookmarks for December 24th, 2012

bookmarks for May 8th, 2012 through May 9th, 2012

Multitasking May Hurt Your Performance, But It Makes You Feel Better – it makes class time bearable. "The findings showed that multitasking often gave the students an emotional boost, even when it hurt their cognitive functions, such as studying." – (fyc multitasking ) Garfield – How Students Learn Statistics – – (statistics a&e fyc )… Continue reading bookmarks for May 8th, 2012 through May 9th, 2012

bookmarks for April 9th, 2011 through April 11th, 2011

I’m Having A Party. Here’s $50. Bring Cool People — Or You Owe Me $100. – there is no there there. google's social products suffer by not creating a place to be social. – (social_ media practices ) [toread] danah boyd | apophenia » Tweeting teens can handle public life – – (#en3177 privacy twitter… Continue reading bookmarks for April 9th, 2011 through April 11th, 2011

bookmarks for November 23rd, 2010 through November 27th, 2010

Internet Society (ISOC) Future Internet Scenarios – Scenario planning for the interwebs. What's in your future? – (internet trends ) Top 48 ads that would never be allowed today » Article » OWNI.eu, Digital Journalism – Racism. sexism, misogyny: marketing. Spurious arguments even in context. – (advertising ads media fyc visualliteracy semiotics persuasion ) SPIEGEL… Continue reading bookmarks for November 23rd, 2010 through November 27th, 2010

bookmarks for November 9th, 2010 through November 13th, 2010

The Shadow Scholar – The Chronicle Review – The Chronicle of Higher Education – Freelancers. Make xtra $$ at home on your spare time. Paper pirates are pricey. Let's keep it that way. – (freelancing cheating fyc ) The Times’ Paywall and Newsletter Economics « Clay Shirky – Even Murdoch can't change the commodity market.… Continue reading bookmarks for November 9th, 2010 through November 13th, 2010

bookmarks for March 8th, 2010

Andreessen’s Advice To Old Media: “Burn The Boats” – is longstanding recommendation that they should shut down their print editions and embrace the Web wholeheartedly. “You gotta burn the boats,” he told me, “you gotta commit.” His point is that if traditional media companies don’t burn their own boats, somebody else will. – (print publishing… Continue reading bookmarks for March 8th, 2010

e-planning planning for spring

It might snow Sunday, and that means it’s time to start to select texts for spring classes. Our campus bookstore wanted selections by mid-October, and while I’d like to accommodate the corporate giant, it will have to wait. Two courses I’m teaching in spring, E-Rhetoric and Weblogs and Wikis, benefit from using the most recent… Continue reading e-planning planning for spring