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AT&T teaches ethics

I saw an ad for the new AT&T phone, the HTC Status, the other night on the Comedy channel. The new phone has a Facebook button on the face of it and when you take a photo or a video the button glows blue. When you press the button, your photo or video is shared […]

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testing a twitter fountain

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Learning to learn

It often strikes me how few people, when presented with a technical problem, will try to search out the answer themselves. Most will ask someone in the tech department but if they can’t reach anyone, or don’t get an answer right away, they do not seem to go any further. They simply wait. Wait for […]

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Thinking about Facebook

I’ve been thinking about Facebook, more the last couple of days now that all the students are back and we need to worry about blocking Facebook during study hall. The decision to block it during study hours was the recommendation of a committee a year or two ago. The committee was formed of administrators, faculty, […]

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from The Thinking Stick

I wanted to post the two links here to a couple articles in The Thinking Stick on using blogs as web based portfolios both so I could remember where they were and to be able to direct others to them. I think he’s got some good ideas on using blogs this way, and of course […]

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heavy hitters

Let’s hear it for the heavy hitters! You know who you are…The harder you hit it the better it will act folks, the ones with the lead foot on the mouse button. I turned into the corner at the end of the stacks of bookshelves at the library yesterday to see a long-time client of […]

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web publishing

We do not teach web 2.0 tools or online communication mores at KUA. and I think that’s pretty unfortunate. We now have two a web publishing platform here at KUA, this WordPress installation. and KUtube We have no policies that I know of written with these platforms in mind. We have the AUP – the […]

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we do not serve them well

Two of the faculty asked me to sit in on classes while they introduced the blogging platform we’ve set up. I really enjoyed getting a taste of what the school is supposed to be about – learning, education. I think that often those of us in departments that do not teach tend to forget that […]

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wikipedia won’t kill the cat

Curiosity killed the cat they say, and from what I can see for most people, participating in the creation of online content, rather than simply consuming it, might have the same result. A month or so ago, my sister in Oregon emailed me me in great distress. “Grandpa Redfield has a Wikipedia page” she wrote” […]

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