Author Archives: Justin Henry

Blackboard@UVM is getting a new look.

On December 19th, UVM’s Blackboard system will be upgraded to version 9.1.9. What will I have to do? Aside from the normal end-of-term backups and course management tasks, you won’t have to do anything at all to prepare for this … Continue reading

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Anthologize sets DH community abuzz

We’ve come to expect innovative ideas from CHNM and this week has been no exception. Funded by a grant from the NEH, the One Week/One Tool project’s intent was to bring together twelve practitioners in the digital humanities to decide … Continue reading

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Center for Cultural Pluralism and CTL Co-Sponsor Workshops

The CCP and CTL are pleased to bring Dr. Mary Meares, Assistant Professor, University of Alabama to UVM on April 1, 2010 for two workshops. Dr. Meares taught intercultural and organizational communication in the U.S. and Japan and has consulted … Continue reading

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UVM Sustainability Faculty Fellows Announced

Congratulations to the 2009 – 2010 Faculty Fellows! We are pleased to have such an interdisciplinary faculty cohort: Rocki-Lee DeWitt, Professor, School of Business Administration Tyler Doggett, Assistant Professor, Philosophy Nancy Hayden, Associate Professor, School of Engineering Thomas Hudspeth,Professor, Environmental … Continue reading

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UVM Sustainability Fellows Program

The UVM Sustainability Fellows Program announces its first Call for Applications. This program seeks to engage faculty from a variety of disciplines to incorporate principles of environmental sustainability into UVM’s Curriculum. We seek to develop a learning community – a … Continue reading

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Teaching Naked: Good Idea or Just Another Overeaction?

News flash: The Chronicle of Higher Education suggests that PowerPoint is over-used and boring. This is not exactly leading edge news, but an article by Jeffrey Young (“When Computers Leave Classrooms, So Does Boredom” ) July 24, 2009. http://chronicle.com/article/Teach-Naked-Effort-Strips/47398/ takes … Continue reading

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The Computer Ate My Homework.

Viruses. Malware. Network interruptions. Program bugs. Version incompatibilities. Now, add to this list of things that can go wrong add a vendor who sells “corrupt files” that can be submitted in lieu of homework, hopefully buying a day or two … Continue reading

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From Google Puppy to Alpha Dog

What happens if you ask Google to compare the GDP of France and Germany, or ask it how many cows were in Vermont each of the last ten years? You may find a web page where someone has posted that … Continue reading

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From Google Puppy to Alpha Dog

What happens if you ask Google to compare the GDP of France and Germany, or ask it how many cows were in Vermont each of the last ten years? You may find a web page where someone has posted that … Continue reading

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Slouching towards electronic textbooks

This morning’s Wall Street Journal (Tuesday, May 5th) fills out some of the details of a rumored “large screen” ebook reader, a device expected to provide a paperless platform for newspapers, magazines, and … academic textbooks. Geoffrey Fowler and Ben … Continue reading

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