MIA online students: why bother?

Date November 14, 2008

Online teaching is funky. The students complain sometimes that it’s harder than face to face because they have to make time for it, and I always tell them that if they’d take a Tuesday night class then make Tuesday night the time for working on my online class. Of course, I don’t take my own […]

Working on Eng 101

Date September 5, 2008

I knew that if I stayed at work today I wouldn’t get my Eng 101 online course written. I’ve felt so unmotivated this week. Shelley and I met to work on this class last weekend, and we worked for a good five hours, but now I can’t do anything. I’ve been almost frozen from working […]

Write Proposal Arguments

Date March 28, 2008

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Google docs gets an update

Date March 27, 2008

Last night I was grading and went to refresh Google docs. Suddenly everything looked a little different, and I suddenly realized they made a format change that gave me several options I’d been praying for before bed for months. Where to begin? Page breaks – Google docs now let’s the user set his or her […]

50+ ways to tell a Web 2.0 story

Date February 28, 2008

Earlier today I had a meeting at MCC about a multimodal English 101 course I am developing, and we’re building this course specifically in Web 2.0. This is a Freshman Composition course… not necessarily a writing course. It doesn’t say it’s a writing course, and even though we will write in the class, it’s more […]