Monthly Archives: October 2008

George Eliot on productivity pr0n

Near the beginning of Middlemarch, the dried-up quasi-intellectual Edward Casaubon and the preposterously glib Mr. Brooke (“human reason may carry you a little too far –over the hedge, in fact.  It carried me a good way at one time; but … Continue reading

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Baby steps toward developing interest in digital humanities

Today brought some welcome news: Alex Jarvis, one of my students, had a program in “digital humanities” approved by the special studies committee on campus, which means it’s officially his major. The program draws on classes in computer science (human-computer … Continue reading

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Wikis, blogs, and teaching

Last week, Brian Croxall asked Dave Parry the following: why do you like blogs for teaching better than wikis As far as I can tell, Dave’s answer isn’t recorded.  But, since I’m up late anyway prepping for a workshop on … Continue reading

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