Design a webpage

Designing a web page the tactile way (an exercise from Melanie Yergaux).

Read More

It starts again on Monday

Two days to chill and tomorrow, five more days chock-full of great sessions including ones on iBooks Author; MOOCs; FYC online; markup language, rhetoric, and composition; and two on WordPress–one for beginners and one that is more advanced. Here’s a video of the shuttle ride to Denney Hall at Ohio State University. I’ve been fairly […]

Read More

DMAC bound

Thanks to the generosity of my university, I was able to borrow this sweet Macbook Pro to use at DMAC (The Digital Media and Composition Institute at Ohio State University). It’s taking a while to download all those Project 365 photos and video clips, but it’s getting there. I feel like an artist preparing for a […]

Read More

Cute Glass Tricks

I was in a meeting today, something very common in the last few weeks of the semester, even when on sabbatical. In it, I thought of taking notes, something I’m not only bad at, but tend to lose or not find when I need the notes later. Instead, I took a photo of the screen […]

Read More

Work space

I moved my home office out of the back bedroom into what used to be my main TV room, AKA, den. Moving the big TV and adding lots of seating to the living room was my decor project last summer, and it looks like it took until now for me to get the idea to […]

Read More

Using Twitter for Professional Development

I remember when Twitter was new. This is not my first post about it, having written a post for my Writing I students back in 2012 and other posts on my earlier blog, Techsophist that have now disappeared. I’ve been using Twitter for a long time now, since 2007, and I definitely have a perspective […]

Read More

The Reason Why

Along with Nels Highberg of Pennies in a Jar, I’ve been thinking about why I still blog. It’s the duration, and today’s NYT article by Sharon Otterman, Haste Scorned, Blogging at a Snail’s Pace agrees. If all I want to do is share a quick link with others or a quick quip, then Twitter is a much better […]

Read More