On Memes and Sources, and A Tip For Presenters

Am I the only person who grumbles when presenters (or writers) make interesting claims but provide no source/evidence? In Conversation is the New Attention, Christopher Fahey (@ChrisFahey) and Timothy Meany (@TimothyMeany) argue that “public speaking technology” can and should be improved because conferences are broken.  What do they mean by “public speaking technology”? (a) gathering people in a […]

Teaching with blogs

It seems logical to me that blogging is a tool that could be used to improve writing in the classroom. And I tried it spring quarter with not enough thought, perhaps, because the results were uneven. I’ve been looking around the net for ideas on how to integrate blogs into the classroom, because I want […]