Archive for January, 2007

Middlebury College History Dept.’s announcement banning citing of Wikipedia in student papers has resulted in a flurry of articles and posts. While many teachers see this as a “teaching moment” others consider Wikipedia yet another teaching roadblock thrown up by technology. Questioning the Middlebury decision, these three teachers explain why Wikipedia offers a “teaching moment” […]

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What did he say?

Text Analysis has long been a staple of the humanities computing diet. Its use, however, is not limited to scholars of literature. Here’s an example of how text analysis in a graphical presentation can provide some interesting data. The New York Times has published a page that allows one to search President Bush’s State of […]

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