The Humanities faculty here at Widener is having a lunchtime chat today on teaching with technology. I put together a few notes and thought I’d share them in this space (nothing earth-shattering). Two signature projects—our ENGL 301 WordPress site on the Great War and a student video essay on American cinema of the 70s—can be… Read More Notes on Teaching with Technology
I just got back from the AAC&U Institute on High-Impact Practices and Student Success at Vanderbilt University. While I learned a great deal about HIPs, and about what it means to make meaningful interventions in student learning at the institutional level, I also learned a cool tool: Cmap. A wide variety of uses for teaching… Read More Mapping a Promotion Portfolio
This semester there will be an additional place to find me online: Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 9-10pm I’ll be holding online office hours. Visit on Google Chat and Skype. You can also find me in Cincinnati in November for the annual National Women’s Studies Association Conference. I’ll be joining Brenda Bethman, Liana Silva, and… Read More Where to Find Me This Semester, Online and Off
Looking forward to the return of THATCamp Philly on September 29th. I’ve proposed an idea for a session on using digital archives in research and teaching: check it out.
I was prompted by this post from Cathy Davidson on making online professional engagement visible and this piece in the Chronicle on #altmetrics to use TweetLibrary and Storify to archive my tweets. I began using Twitter for professional purposes in 2009, shortly after receiving tenure. It’s been an important part of my working life, but… Read More Creating a Twitter Archive: Making Online Professional Engagement Visible
I’ll be attending THATCamp Philly on Saturday, September 24 — a day-long unconference focusing on technology and the humanities. Looking forward to bringing some cool stuff back to Widener. Read more here.