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An Agglomeration of Links for the end of October, 2011

Some tips form lifeHacker, some links about programming, and a travel site. How to Create a Fake Identity and Stay Anonymous Online – “You don’t need to have evil motives for wanting to fake your identity or go incognito online; for many people, it’s a matter of privacy and avoiding spammers and scammers. Thankfully, there […]

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Free Online Course Materials at MIT, The HigherEd Teaching and Learning Portal, a very nice collection of electronic literature

Here are three very nice resources that may seem disparite, but have lots in common. They all deal with sharing excellent sources that deal with creativity, teaching, and learning. Free Online Course Materials | OCW Scholar | MIT OpenCourseWare “OCW Scholar courses are designed for independent learners who have few additional resources available to them.” […]

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CPSC 448; September 8, 2009

Current Assignment The assignment is to create a data-driven Web site that has as its database a collection of at least 60 jokes/sayings/images/videos/whatevers. A visitor to the site  can see one of the items selected at random. A visitor can add an item, delete an item, or display all the items. Whose shall we look […]

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Laura Blankenship at Faculty Academy

Laura Blankenship at Faculty Academy     How do students do research?  Start in library only 10% of the time. Got to Web – Google OK, but many start at Amazon or Wikipedia. Using social software tools for  research without peer review ,  transparency – commentary on work is important provide a means of feedback built […]

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Connexion and Moodle, two sites mentioned by John Boyle

James Boyle spoke at the Faculty Academy today. During his talk he mentioned both of these sites, The first is a place to share teaching modules. The second is an open-source course management system. He urged teachers and administrators to be more open, sharing of their work that can be used for instruction. Connexions – […]

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Links about ML

A collection of links pertaining to he use of Standard ML, SML, in my class CPSC 401 Organization of programming languages. SML Instructions starting and using SML (tags: sml ml instructions) Standard ML of New Jersey Standard ML of New Jersey (abbreviated SML/NJ) is a compiler for the Standard ML ’97 programming language with associated […]

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Inside Higher Ed, Nature Conservancy e-Cards & A Place to Bury Strangers links for 2008-11-10

Inside Higher Ed – leaving teaching I’m Leaving :: Inside Higher Ed :: Higher Education’s Source for News, Views and Jobs I got the job at the liberal arts college, where I received tenure, and even served as a department chair (a burden, not an honor, I tell you). I now want out. (tags: teaching) […]

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Why Students take Intoduction to Computer Science

I’m teaching two sections of  Introduction to Computer Science, CPSC 110, this semester. It is always interesting to see why students sign up for a course. Today I asked students to anonymously complete the following: Why are you taking this course? Results from the first class were: To satisfy a requirement         […]

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Schreyer Institute for Teaching Excellence & A Place to Bury Strangers links for 2008-06-27

A Place to Bury Strangers brooklynvegan: Warlocks & Blacklist & Bears Oh!My! – also Twee as F**k, TPOBPAH, APTBS & more in this week in indie Noiseniks A Place to Bury Strangers are headlining. The only thing that ever seems to get mentioned about APTBS is how f-ing loud they are, but there’s really catchy […]

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Teaching Centers & A Place to Bury Strangers links for 2008-05-30

CNDLS :: About CNDLS has supported faculty … tools, resources, and opportunities for new learning environments. … and today CNDLS integrates a teaching and learning center with the latest educational technology. (tags: teaching georgetown) The Center for Teaching – The University of Iowa Services include: *SOTL / AssessmentService Learning, *Diversity in Teaching & Learning, * […]

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