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An Academic's Sojourn Through Communication

Advice for Children on Social Media

My first piece of advice is to focus on teaching your children how to be respectful when they communicate and engage with people, online but also in person. This means … Continue reading

August 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

From Jezebel: DC Comics Contest: Draw a Naked Woman Committing Suicide

Seriously, just what is wrong with DC lately?  Have the editors in charge taken leave of their senses?  Has the success of Marvel as of late completely rattled them? First … Continue reading

September 7, 2013 · 1 Comment

Playing Digital Games as Scaffolding

[This is a research proposal from 2005 on how a child’s cognitive developmental level could interact with digital games’ formal features.  The entire proposal, with references, can be found here.] … Continue reading

March 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Awesomest Cookbook Ever

Every once and awhile, you’ll go into a used bookstore, and after you finish wondering about the future of the print industry thanks to e-readers, you’ll browse the musty collections … Continue reading

March 31, 2011 · 3 Comments

Tweets from the World

  • "Babette's Feast" could be a great movie to show @DominicanU to discuss the role art plays in connecting the physical to the spiritual. 1 hour ago
  • Interesting to watch old wrestling on #WWENetwork and hear women screaming. Seems in smaller venues, you can really hear women get into it. 12 hours ago
  • These high-tech tattoos offer the benefits of biohacking without the commitment #CAS234 13 hours ago

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The reason for the trip! Thanks OLC! #blend15 #OLCTODAY

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