Monthly Archives: February 2009

what students learned completing the youtube project

One of the main goals of my courses is for students to reflect on what they are learning as they are going through the process of completing an assignment. That goal has in the past been fulfilled by Learning Record … Continue reading

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“what does youtube mean to you?”: my students’ videos

This semester in my Writing, Research, and Technology course students are learning how to create idea-driven video compositions. The larger project is to create a video oral history on an important contemporary topic. To help students get familiar with the … Continue reading

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siftables

Via @christateston: Created by David Merrill and Jeevan Kalanithi at the MIT Media Lab, Stables are “cookie-sized computers with motion sensing, neighbor detection, graphical display, and wireless communication. They act in concert to form a single interface: users physically manipulate … Continue reading

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the metaphors of class discussion

Information Architecture began in earnest this past Monday with the discussion of Lakoff and Johnson’s seminal Metaphors We Live By. Lead by Joe Sabatini’s discussion questions, and informed by student responses to the reading posted at the IAOC Blog, students … Continue reading

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