Taken from YouTube: In this accessible introductory lecture, Hall focuses on the concept of “representation”– one of the key ideas of cultural studies– and shows how reality is never experienced directly, but always through the symbolic categories made available by society.
While no one was looking, someone revolutionized the textbook, higher education, and learning itself in one crazy, bold move.
Wanna see what a digital textbook looks like?
Then check out the Kno.
For a person like me who loves the digital world but still is enamored with the print world, the Kno looks …
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2010 Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education Conference (VWBPE) Brings Together Pioneers in Education to Celebrate “Imagination” in Second Life®
January 25, 2010 — The global community pioneering educational uses of virtual world environments will come together to celebrate ‘Imagination Around The …
There are no words right now. Tomorrow, well, later on in the day, I will be able to reflect on the fact that my first semester of doctoral work is complete! It’s been a long journey, and I will discuss that later.
I just finished my last project, a replication study …
Well, I finished the final for Research Methods today. When I read through the final, I just knew it would take two days to do. There was so much. Four parts, short answers, develop research methods for project, critique the methods of two studies, and develop/propose a course or program…you …
Well, knocked out another project today: the micro-study for ENGL 5363: Research Methods in Technical Communication and Composition.
The micro-study is titled “What Students Can Learn about Writing in the Workplace”; it is available [here].
And yet again, to feed my addiction, here is the wordle.
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Second paper down. One more to go before I finish up with some studies and then final exams.
This paper was for ENGL 5369, Discourse and Technology: Theories of Technology course.
Title: “Illuminating the ‘Mundane’ of Basic Writers through Micro-Blogging”
You can check out abstract, Works Cited, and the full course paper @ …
Chapter 48 ~ “Anonymity versus Commitment: The Dangers of Education on the Internet” by Hubert L. Dreyfus (1999)
I have to keep reminding myself that this was published in 1999. Even if the Internet were as Dreyfus imagined (or as he imagined Kierkegaard might imagined), things have changed in leaps and …
Notice my surprise when I went to TTU’s website today and found this link: http://today.ttu.edu/2009/08/comic-relief-from-textbooks/.
It appears that Jeremy Short, the Jerry S. Rawls Professor of Management in the Rawls College of Business, has published the first-ever graphic novel textbook on management, which is just out this summer. The first chapter …