Monthly Archives: December 2012

Innovation

This coming winter term 2013, I am teaching a course that is offered only every other year.. and sometimes even less often. It was last run in January 2011. I was late reading it over for problems and when I … Continue reading

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Research online

I am posting a draft of an introduction to doing research online and hope for comments and suggestions for revisions. I viewed a TED talk on how journalists must navigate the net while looking to verify news stories and decided … Continue reading

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Online teaching and thinking

I was meditating on the purposes of university level Humanities courses, and in particular the discipline of History, which I just happen to teach. I was answering an imaginary interlocutor in my mind as I graded final exams. I said, … Continue reading

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IM and online teaching more thoughts

As I mentioned in my previous post, this past Fall in my two online courses [and in my one ftf class] I provided my Skype ID so students who wanted to ask questions personally could do so. This worked very … Continue reading

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