Tag Archives: publishing

Scholarly Publishing: the Formal, the Informal, and the Ugly

Yesterday on Twitter Ted Curran asked me if UMW Blogs supports scholarly publishing, as opposed to just “informal” publishing. Hey @jimgroom– does UMW use @umwblogs to support scholarly publication or just “informal” publishing? Could/should it be able to do both? … Continue reading

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THATCamp: Kickback and Conversate

Image credit: GHBrett’s “THATcamp” I’m just unwinding from a full day at THATCamp 09 hosted by GMU’s CHNM, and I truly find it odd how much I have been mentally gushing about this event.  In fact, it’s really not my … Continue reading

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Mapping a domain within a mapped domain

So, I was wondering whether or not it would be possible to actually map a domain within a mapped domain on UMW Blogs, and I finally got my answer at the Faculty Academy workshop I ran on domain mapping. What … Continue reading

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Blogfesores 2009: Contenido Abierto!

It’s a great honor to have been invited to talk at the Third Congress of Blogfesores in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, this Friday, May 8th. I’ve been following the work of a number of people in Puerto Rico for a while … Continue reading

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Duke University’s CIT Showcase, 2009

I’ll be posting the video and some more commentary of the “Magic Trick Talk” I did last week at Duke when it’s available, although I’m a bit nervous about it because I am under the illusion the talk went well … Continue reading

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Connectivity as poverty

Image credit: Mike Rohde’s “SXSWi 2009: Sketchnotes: Connectivity = Poverty” I have to say that it’s a crime that the audio of Bruce Sterling’s rant at this year’s SXSW Interactive hasn’t been posted online yet. it was one of the … Continue reading

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EDUPUNK professor may face jail time for translating Derrida

Martin Santos just brought this to my attention. To quote boingboing: Horacio Potel, an Argentine philosophy professor at Universidad Nacional de Lanús,, faces criminal charges — and possible jail time — for posting unofficial translations of seminal Jacques Derrida texts … Continue reading

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The Bullet to UMW Blogs?

I’ve been dying over the last two years to bring UMW’s The Bullet (our student-run newspaper) into the UMW Blogs fold. It drives me crazy that it’s hosted by the local Fredericksburg paper, particularly because they suck so bad. The … Continue reading

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Mozilla Open Education course

(Jan) Philipp Schmidt of Peer 2 Peer University has organized an open course (along with Mozilla and ccLearn) focused on designing the “open educational platform of the future.” It’s a great idea for a course (especially a free one!), and … Continue reading

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Googleopoly or: A Case for Personal Publishing

Let me give you one example of why I’m apprehensive—and I am—about companies like Google. This post over at Coyle’s Information (which Patrick Murray-John recommended a while back) should be read in its entirety, but here is a snippet that … Continue reading

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