Technology and Higher Ed

There’s an amazing amount of babble in the news about technology and higher ed. Most of it is rather utopian, and most of the utopian rhetoric is coming from people who have a stake in selling higher ed technology, and almost all of this hype is coming from people who haven’t taught a day in their lives. Google has even recently dropped (wasted) a modest amount of money into researching the effectiveness of MOOCs. I would like to suggest some sound thinking about technology and higher ed. Before I do, though, I’d like to tell you where I’m coming from. … Continue reading Technology and Higher Ed

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Notes from the 15th Annual Easton Art Affair

The 15th Annual Easton Art Affair is an art festival taking place at Easton Town Center, a major mall on the east side of Columbus. My family and I browsed around there today, so I thought I’d drop some notes about my favorite artists (so far). I have to list John R. Jay Canterbury first because I purchased one of his prints. The artwork that is the basis of this print was made by pressing a canvas against a door and painting on the canvas through the door in different positions, with different paints, etc. But what first caught my … Continue reading Notes from the 15th Annual Easton Art Affair

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