Tightening the Nozzle on My Information Streams

Finally returned home from DMAC last night. Worked four hours before bed for my brother. And I”m in the middle of a ten hour day at work today. I’m exhausted. But there’s more. Not only am I exhausted, I can feel ‘stuff’ piling up around me. My dissertation. Information. Responsibilities. News. The lives of my family and friends. Recent scholarship to read. And the list goes on.┬áIt’s really been getting…

May 25, 2013
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Twitter as a mode of communication / teaching device?

A clip (Part 3) from an interview I did with Owen Cantrell from Georgia State University at the Digital Media and Composition Institute this summer at the Ohio State University in Columbus. My response to his question: “Do you have any experience with Twitter as a mode of communication or as a teaching device?” (I sort of expanded the scope of the question to social media in the classroom; Facebook,…

July 12, 2011
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Twitter as a mode of communication / teaching device?

A clip (Part 3) from an interview I did with Owen Cantrell from Georgia State University at the Digital Media and Composition Institute this summer at the Ohio State University in Columbus. My response to his question: “Do you have any experience with Twitter as a mode of communication or as a teaching device?” (I sort of expanded the scope of the question to social media in the classroom; Facebook,…

July 12, 2011
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Twitter as digital scholarship: Why you might want to sign up.

(Note: This post is identical to what I posted on the DMAC Blog this week.) As scholars, I’d like to believe that we pride ourselves on actively participating in thoughtful, timely, and challenging conversations. Sometimes those conversations are public and durable when we publish books and articles within our discipline. Sometimes those conversations are less public and more ephemeral, such as when we gather at conferences like Computers and Writing…

May 28, 2011
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