Category Archives: Computers and Writing

If you're looking for an online grad course in computers and writing….

… I thought I’d throw out the the chance for folks looking for grad school credit and/or a course in computers and writing to sign up for the class I’m scheduled to teach for winter term, English 516: Computers and … Continue reading

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Computers and Writing 2008 CFP (and other conference thoughts)

I just found out about the call for proposals for the 2008 Computers and Writing conference in Athens, GA. It’s going to be May 21-25, 2008; proposals are due some time between December 3 and January 10. The theme of … Continue reading

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NCTE Aftertaste

Here’s a 6:18 video of my trip to New York City and the National Council for Teachers of English conference: This little video is an unusual project for me because it’s very much a mixture of my “official” and my … Continue reading

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Catching up on a boatload of online readings

I have about 15 tabs open in my browser with things I have been meaning to read and/or blog about. I don’t want to spend a lot of time on this now, so here’s a whole bunch of stuff that … Continue reading

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Shameless self-promotion department: Where Do I List This on My CV 2.0

The new Kairos is out and it features a revised version of an essay/article I wrote originally for CCC Online in 2002, “Where Do I List This on My CV?”Considering the Values of Self-Published Web Sites. The new version here– … Continue reading

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"School boards: The Internet is safe and we should use it more"

Here’s a great link/reference to cite the next time I am indirectly or directly in a conversation with someone about the dangers of the Internets for K-12 teachers: via boing boing, “School boards: The Internet is safe and we should … Continue reading

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Ward Churchill, Academic Publishing, upcoming Kairos article

It’s funny how some of these things link together– or maybe how I make links between them: While browsing my google reader feed this morning, I came across this article from Inside Higher Ed, “Ward Churchill Fired.” Old news, but … Continue reading

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Facebook taking over the world ala Microsoft

Or at least that’s the possible claim in this TechCrunch post, “Could Facebook Become The Next Microsoft?” This is kind of a wonky post about Facebook seems to be going the route of Microsoft in the past and Google in … Continue reading

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And you thought the NYC subway was confusing

I thought this was pretty cool: Via TechCrunch comes the above subway-styled map of Internet trends. It was developed by a company/group/whatever called Information Architects Japan, and they have several sizes of the image available here. Suitable for a desktop … Continue reading

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Some version of justice

From MSNBC (via my Google account though, actually) comes this news, “Teachers’ porn conviction overturned.” A substitute teacher was granted a new trial Wednesday after her conviction for failing to prevent students from viewing pornography on her computer raised thorny … Continue reading

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