Archive for March, 2011

Thinking of trying out an e-Reader? E-Read this blog post…

Filed in Interesting Technologies by on March 30, 2011 1 Comment

As an avid lover of books and all things technology, I thought it was high time we have a post on this blog about e-Readers.  If you’re not familar with e-Readers, they are portable electronic devices (typically tablet-like) used primarily for reading digital materials, including books, newspapers, magazines, etc.  They exist in different formats, including electronic […]

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Cut, Paste, Fix and Repeat

Filed in Miscellaneous, Tips for Teaching with Technology by on March 17, 2011 0 Comments
Cut, Paste, Fix and Repeat

Anyone who has ever tried to cut and paste a perfectly formatted Word document into myWPI (Blackboard) has probably experienced some difficulties in doing so.  Cutting and pasting from word brings a good deal of HTML-like code with the text.  This HTML-like code has, in the past, been the cause of endless frustrations such as […]

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Blogs

Filed in Miscellaneous by on March 10, 2011 0 Comments

The New York Times recently ran a story saying what most of us had sensed through anecdotal evidence over the past year or so–blogs aren’t what they used to be. In my journalism class I have found students strangely (to me) reluctant to start blogs. At first I thought they were intimidated by the process, […]

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