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A note about comments from spammers

Recently, Betsy notified us that she was getting some spam comments on her blog and we thought this might be a good opportunity to remind everyone about how to address this issue. The Georgetown Commons is generally well protected against … Continue reading

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Update from Team Matt

I recently had a chance to catch up with Philosophy professor Matt Burstein to learn about his plans for his Spring 2012 class, “Ethics: Technologies of the Self.” In addition to that course, Matt is also leading the Philosophy Department’s … Continue reading

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Twitter as a resource collection tool

Using Twitter at conferences can produce helpful user-provided collections of resources. Continue reading

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Team Betsy Goes Google Fusion

Betsy has recently created an assignment worksheet, “Using Google Fusion Tables to Explore Data Visualization,” for her students. The worksheet asks the students to explore public data tables and consider the various ways in which the data could be organized, … Continue reading

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Update from Team Dana

For her TLT project, Dana Luciano is integrating blogs and ePortfolios into Contexts for the Study of Sexuality, ENGL-319/WGST-204. She is also hoping to integrate a Wiki into the course. Dana was interested in incorporating these technologies in order to … Continue reading

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For ePortfolios, Digication or WordPress?

Now that we have two different platforms available to answer your ePortfolio needs, I’d like to set up a few need scenarios showcasing the pluses and minuses of each tool.  I’m not sure how many of you are considering ePortfolios … Continue reading

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Update From Team Diane!

Diane Apostolos-Cappadona, Speical Collections, Gelardin Media Center and the TLT team are hard at work making OMEKA exhibitions and a timeline for CATH118: Mary and the Catholic Imagination. Continue reading

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New Features in Google+

Not sure what Google+ is? Find out more here and here. After three months of field testing, Google recently announced new features to enhance its Google+ social networking site. The biggest change may be that the service is now open … Continue reading

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Pertinent for team Sylvia for Gallaudet collaboration

WaPo article on the culture shift at Gallaudet as more students arrive who aren’t signers.  Interesting on several levels but I’m thinking particularly of “team sylvia” and the upcoming work they have with Gallaudet.

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Mapping Character Development Across Time with Prezi Meeting

While Prezi has gained reputation as an alternative presentation tool to PowerPoint, the addition of the real-time group editing functionality of Prezi Meeting allows for users to collaboratively create exhibits like concept maps and timelines. Recently, CNDLS worked with Sociology … Continue reading

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