In November, I attended the Future of Music Summit, an annual conference that brings together musicians, policy makers, and technologists to discuss the issues influencing the creation and distribution of music.
Posts Categorized: Commentary
In this post, CNDLS Graduate Associate Elad Meshulam, who worked as producer and editor of an Israeli news program before entering Georgetown’s Communication, Culture, and Technology program, shares some of his thoughts on video and education.
In a recent essay in the Chronicle of Higher Education, Charlie Wesley describes the value of annotating texts and explains that many of his students don’t seem comfortable with the practice. Our MyDante Project allows students not only to annotate Dante’s text digitally, but also to read — and respond to — annotations made by their peers.
On Monday, November 7, Professor Diana Sinton, the Director of Spatial Curriculum and Research at the University of Redlands, came to Georgetown University to speak about the way in which scholars and students in higher education can integrate mapping tools and GIS software within their research and class projects.
A current Supreme Court case that raises questions about copyright could have important implications for academia.
Michael Chorost’s recent talk on “Cyborg Theory and Practice” opened up a new conversation about the cyborg “reality” we live in today—a conversation about how the integration of technology into human life is changing the pace and form of human relationships.
Cathy Davidson’s new book draws on psychology, media literacy, and brain science to explore questions about learning and technology in today’s schools and workplaces.
While the Commons offers a number of excellent technologies that can enhance your classroom, research, and collaboration goals, sometimes the sheer amount of technologies that are available can be overwhelming.
There’s no single ePortfolio tool out there (as far as we can see!) that offers everything our faculty and students need an ePortfolio to offer.
The CNDLS Web development team is having design discussions around ePortfolio tools.