Cylinder Preservation and Digitization Project Check out “Ev’ry little bit” “Take me back to New York Town” dreamland. mockingbird and so many more! Andrew B. Sterling and Harry von Tilzer, too
Archive for November, 2005
Dances from Pride & Prejudice Notes, midi files, and directions for the 7 dances used in the 2005 Knightly P&P
The Pen Gets a Whole Lot Mightier – New York Times The toy is interesting, but what is also interesting is the way it integrates reading/writing/sound. The concept of silent and personal reading is, after all, fairly new. Are we seeing a return to a more oral/aural society? A different kind, though, one where memory/memorization [...]
The New Facebook Frenzy – News Basic article about pros and cons of Facebook. I didn’t realise you must use a .edu address to join.
I. Sketchy Notes on Enduring Tropes (and pet peeves?) of adoption of emerging technologies: 1. recurring trope: confusing personal practice with general use – “no one will want to x (read text on a computer screen, listen to a podcast, listen to music on a phone, etc.) so we shouldn’t do it [in this case [...]
Dur�n Textiles AB Beautiful reproductions of 18th century textiles. Also check the bilder/pictures section. Some of the cottons will soon be carried by renaissancefabrics.net Also see http://www.reproductionfabrics.com/ for some reproductions and “inspired by” fabrics.
WAC and Writing Journals From Colorado States WAC program
List of Ball Dances Descriptions of some familiar dances: click on dance name for specifics. No music.
Despite the turn that eportfolios are taking away from personal learning tools and towards “a collection of things to augment your resume,” the concept of creating and controlling your own learning is alive and well. Stephen Downes has laid out an interesting approach to the intersection of Web 2.0 technologies and eportfolios as personal learning [...]
XML.com: Microformats and Web 2.0