I’ve started teaching Business Communications online. It’s my first time doing a lot of things with this course – teaching an upper division class, using Moodle, teaching online at CBU. Like any new course, I’ve already encountered a few bumps. For example, my training (which was minimal) explained that a Q&A forum would work well… Read More Teaching Online. Or, How I Love/Hate Moodle.
My first year of college, I took the obligatory Introduction to Western Thought class at 8:00am Tuesdays and Thursdays. This class taught me a couple things: I hate morning classes and I don’t know much about anything. In some ways, Dr. Massanari’s class fundamentally changed the ways I think about truth and knowledge. I think he’d… Read More Digitizing Truth
Final projects are due today. I sit in my office as students drop by their final drafts. Many sit for a few minutes and reflect on their semester, worry about the next exam, or just complain. However, I am not getting this final closure from my favorite group of students this semester – those taking my… Read More Breaking Students
In this class, we’re going to spend a lot of time defining and describing the internet and web culture. A lot of our time will be spent debunking myths that the internet will either destroy society or usher in a new world order. Let’s start thinking critically about articles like Quentin Hardy’s “How the Internet… Read More What is the Internet?