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Technology and Activism

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

More has been in the news lately about using podcasts, twitter, and skype in the classroom.  A recent article focuses on the use of twitter.  Another project is using social media to connect social justice activists.  Other student groups working with local labor unions use social media and old fashioned, hit the streets organizing efforts to…


Questions about Online Learning

Saturday, September 29th, 2012

Online Teaching is reportedly increasing.  Recent articles vary from Why I changed my mind about teaching online  to the more skeptical view of Catherine Stimpson, noted feminist scholar, in her article On becoming a Phoenix: Encounters with the Digital Revolution.  Indeed who will ‘serve’ colleges including the debate between the course management system,  Blackboard and…


Smart phones in the classroom: what’s a teacher to do?

Thursday, April 19th, 2012

Discussions continue about how to promote classroom environments that promote learning without the distraction of cell-phones, smart phones, students texting, and other interruptions.  Michelle Valois, a professor of English at Mount Wachusett Community College recently wrote an article and a sonnet about the seemingly rude use of technology in our classrooms. Prof. Hacker featured Five Tips For…


Copyright & Using Social Media in the classroom

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

Using social media in the classroom will be a focus of professional development workshop on 1/23/12.   A compilation of resources was developed by Linda McCarthy, Norma Quesada, and  Anne Wiley.  Copyright Information  was presented by Linda K. Enghagen, J.D.  The resources for both presentation:   See teaching resources.   Fair Use Guides for Librarians continue to…


Social Media

Wednesday, January 4th, 2012

Copyright Compliance Made Simple 2012–GCC–Copyright Compliance Made Simple–Six Rules for Course Design:  Linda K. Enghagen, J.D. 1/23/12 Presentation Using Social Media in the Classroom Center for social media provides codes of best practice and fair use. Facebook answers some basic questions about use of facebook by educators. The article 100 ways you should be using facebook…


GCC Professional Development

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

Faculty Professional Development 1-23-12 Faculty Professional Development Half-day   Monday,  January 23rd, 2012  1:00 – 4:00 pm Beginning in the Sloan Theatre, the afternoon will begin with a presentation, Copyright Compliance Made Simple:  Six Rules for Course Design, by Linda Enghagen, J. D., Professor in the Isenberg School of Management, UMass, in the Sloan Theatre.  Light refreshments…


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