Using Turnitin.com: Pros and Cons

I recently had an interesting and productive discussion on Twitter with some of my colleagues about the use of turnitin.com, and since I’ve been a turnitin.com user for about ten years now, the discussion prompted me to think again about my use of this educational technology and to make explicit, at least to myself, myContinue reading “Using Turnitin.com: Pros and Cons”

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Latest Article on Sequart: Ex Machina

I just posted my latest article to Sequart: “Ex Machina: Girlbots vs. Geekboys and Creation Anxiety in the New Frankenstein.” Check it out.

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LJN Radio Interview — Technically Speaking: Utilizing Technology in Education

I’m happy to announce that my second interview with LJN Radio, “Technically Speaking: Utilizing Technology in Education” is now available on the LJN Radio website. From the website: Various uses of technology can be invaluable when it comes to educational success and improved learning. At the same time, people need to be cautious in seeingContinue reading “LJN Radio Interview — Technically Speaking: Utilizing Technology in Education”

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2014 in Review: jamesrovira.com

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 23,000 times in 2014. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 9 sold-out performances for that manyContinue reading “2014 in Review: jamesrovira.com”

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Why You Should Take Notes By Hand

UPDATES 9-7-2014: First, I’m proud to say that in just three days this post now has the top number of hits on my site. It’s hardly viral, but it’s certainly been popular. My top four posts are all about higher ed followed by my post about Frozen. Next, I’m happy to say I’ve had some great and productiveContinue reading “Why You Should Take Notes By Hand”

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