Sinora Dabney presents today; She starts with a theme “reimagining education.” Attendees are from all over, including British Columbia, the Netherlands and Australia!
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I’m returning to Las Vegas for the Blackboard World conference. I enjoyed it so much last year!
Some take-aways included learning about the following:
Attending a conference that included colleagues interested in promoting student learning and sharing with colleagues from throughout the world.
I’m looking forward to the information on mobile technology.
See you there!
I’m presenting in Long Beach on April 8 at the Campus Technology conference-on ePortfolios!
Helping student write is the key (and that means teaching what plagiarism is and how to avoid it!)
Originally posted on April Yamasaki:
A Fragile Trust: Plagiarism, Power and Jayson Blair at The New York Times – This documentary premiers on May 4, 2014 on PBS, including an exclusive interview with the journalist at the centre of the controversy.
Plagiarism.org – If this website had existed back when I was teaching English, I would have recommended it to my students as a useful resource.
The Real Problem with Mark Driscoll’s ‘Citation Errors’ - okay, so it wasn’t plagiarism, it was the fault of the research assistant/ghost writer?
No stigma for mental illness!
Originally posted on TED Blog:
A professor with schizophrenia
Elyn Saks has chronic schizophrenia, and she is a professor of law, psychology and psychiatry at USC. She might have spent her life in the back ward of a hospital, but that’s not what happened.
She starts by telling of the time when Dr. White, her doctor after she graduated from law school, was getting ready to leave his practice. The idea of losing his care hit her hard, and she had a break. A good friend came to help, and reading from her journal, she says, “I opened the door to my studio apartment. Steve would later tell me that all the times he had seen me psychotic, nothing would prepare him for what he saw that day.” She describes a crumbling world, with voices saying: “Tell the clocks to stop. Time is. Time has come.”
She’s here to tell us her story. This is, she hastens to add…
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Joe Bonamassa: played at the Saroyan Theater in Fresno, CA. I attended his concert and it was great! The energy, the music, his complete mastery of the guitar and his band, especially the drummer, made for an awesome 2 hour concert. He started on time and played the entire 2 hours, even though he gave his drummer, keyboard player and other guitarist a break!
He’s even better live! I attended his concert at the Tower Theater on February 17. Amazing guitarist and a caring human being!