I want to throw a quick shout out for this next week’s installment of the Teaching and Learning with Technology (TLT) series, which features three of our university’s most accomplished instructors: Community Building and Student Engagement: A Multidisciplinary Panel Tuesday, November 21, 2006 – 1:30 – 3:30pm Location: Telestudios Main Theatre, Lower Level, 2329 West […]Read more "At UBC this Thursday next Tuesday? Check out this session…"
I was too tired to write a proper summary of the mind-altering NMC Regional Conference on the flight back, and today is not the day either… Because the Saskatchewan Roughriders, the only sports team that matters, improbably won their game last week, advancing to face the BC Lions in Van Rock City here today. The […]Read more "Ignominy or triumph for the flatlanders?"
On the flight down I was hunting through my hard drive for useful sound clips, and ended up listening again to a conversation via Skype I had with Gardner Campbell some months ago while preparing for the New Media Consortium’s virtual conference on personal broadcasting. Due to time limitations, I was only able to use […]Read more "“As big as the inside of your head” — Gardner Campbell on sound"
Today I am literally swamped. Not misusing ‘literally’ here, I mean my place is besieged by floodwaters, much of the yard underwater, the city engineers responsive but apparently unable to do much until the rain lets up here in Van Rock City — whaddya know, it’s flooding all over the lower mainland… So far, we […]Read more "A downer for the deluge…"
Much of interest the past few days… a few of my favorites: * Via oook: Zotero is “a free, easy-to-use research tool that helps you gather and organize resources (whether bibliography or the full text of articles), and then lets you to annotate, organize, and share the results of your research. It includes the best […]Read more "Hit and run — academic Firefox goodness, fast and cheap open education, a UBC Second Life island…"