A project that started as a Digital Humanities project, transfered with the Principal Investigator to various institutions, and has now been copyrighted and monetized under the PI's for profit company. A good example of why understanding Free Culture as a social movement is relevant to Digital Humanities.
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Research study recruiting screen reader users who collaborate using tech like Microsoft Word and Google Docs to do a 1 hour remote interview. $30 gift card compensation. Read flyer here with contact informatoin to indicate interest. http://inclusive.northwestern.edu/bvicollab-web-flyer.html
I'm hiring someone to work with me in the new lab we're creating Plymouth State University (NH) to support engaged pedagogies! Please share this listing with your best instructional designers & pedagogues, esp. those with passion for interdisciplinarity & open education! https://jobs.usnh.edu/postings/31996
A great article on ingredients for a successful open education initiative at a higher education institution, by @thatpsychprof!
One of the students I'm taking to Los Angeles next month just emailed me with homework - HE GAVE ME HOMEWORK and set it for next Tuesday
I LOVE WHEN THE TABLES ACTUALLY TURN! *does happy dance* Some people call it co-learning. Whatever name you give it, this is real learning- when you learn to learn, teach, assess, appraise, reflect, ask, do, give, and share - all as part of a whole.
...time to get working on my homework! 👩🎓
December self, planning a course: oh it'll be fine to grade over 100 short answer assignments a few times during the term.
January self grading those assignments: 120 never seemed like so many before.
Next December self: oh, it was totally fine to grade that many short assignments a few times during the term, I'll plan that again.
1 librarian, 1 reference event is happening Jan 15-Feb 5: participate by adding much-needed citations to Wikipedia! See here for more: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/The_Wikipedia_Library/1Lib1Ref
I made a Story Map to introduce Epicurus to my Intro to Philosophy course, in case anyone is interested in that ancient Greek philosopher: https://www.arcgis.com/apps/Cascade/index.html?appid=45e996429a4747c0ad7a3d31eebb4545
Excellent reflection on listening, being unable to hear, and Miranda Fricker on epistemic injustice, by @mahabali https://blog.mahabali.me/writing/listening-and-epistemic-injustice/
According to this data, #philosophy majors make more money through their careers (in whatever, not necessarily as philosophy academics) than other humanities majors: http://dailynous.com/2019/01/03/philosophy-majors-make-money-majors-humanities-field/
A super depressing thing about this chart, though, is that Education is at the very bottom. Really? Because it is *so* important!
Super cool! A list of open access logic textbooks! https://github.com/OpenLogicProject/OpenLogic/wiki/Other-Logic-Textbooks
Because why not do #philosophy late at night?
Night of Ideas events in 5 cities in U.S., one of them all night long! Houston, San Francisco, Washington DC, Los Angeles, New York (Brooklyn).
"We found that at least 61 percent of apps we tested automatically transfer data to Facebook the moment a user opens the app. This happens whether people have a Facebook account or not, or whether they are logged into Facebook or not."
Investigating Apps interactions with Facebook on Android | Privacy International
Professor of Teaching in Philosophy at the University of British Columbia-Vancouver, Canada
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