Here is a sample of a Google Map: View Chuck’s Fayetteville in a larger map
February 21, 2010 · No Comments · education
In case you haven’t seen it, PBS has an important new documentary on digital media and its implications for society called Digital Nation. I wrote a review of the documentary on my blog, but the short version is that I found it flawed, but somewhat thought-provoking, especially given some of the issues we’ve been facing [...]
February 3, 2010 · No Comments · course management, wiki, writing
I’ll add it to the sidebar later, but here is a link to the wiki I created for our course. I’ve set it, temporarily, so that it can be viewed by anyone but only edited by people I’ve invited.
January 25, 2010 · No Comments · Uncategorized, writing
Tech Crunch has an interesting report on a teen publishing program sponsored by HarperCollins called Inkpop. The site has over 10,000 members who submit poems, stories, and even novels and uses social networking software to build community around writing. I haven’t had a chance to experiment with it, but if you’re looking for interesting peer-oriented [...]
January 23, 2010 · No Comments · Uncategorized
By the way, here is a (non-required) article I published for the online ‘zine AlterNet called “Why You Should be on Twitter.” The article was written as a response to another article published on the site that criticized Twitter.
January 20, 2010 · No Comments · Uncategorized
This week, English 518 has focused on a small set of essays dealing with blogging and the classroom. As usual, I’ve been intrigued by the range of responses and observations raised by students in the course. At New Idea, the author points out some of the key considerations with Henry Jenkins’ “Why Heather Can Write,” [...]