E-readers in the classroom

Earlier this summer, I contributed a media review to the journal Transformations as part of an issue dedicated to teaching digital media. The issue is not yet available electronically (JSTOR and other digital journal vendors are sometimes required to release … Continue reading

academics with ereaders: results of survey

With 75 responses so far, here’s a peak at the results of the survey. If you have not yet voiced your opinion on whether ereaders are ready for academic use, please take the survey. Note: if any of the graphs … Continue reading

Marchand Archive: dig into the digital humanities

Codex Telleriano-Remensis (c. 1563) In February, The History Project at UC Davis launched the expanded and improved Marchand Archive: a growing digital collection of images and lesson plans, freely available via the Internet to teachers, students, researchers, and professors alike. … Continue reading

The Outspokin’ Cyclist: Mountain biking helps Durham youth stay focused

WAKE COUNTY — “This is my first race, and I got third place,” says Edgar, a sixth-grader at Brogden Middle School in Durham. Out of breath, Edgar just raced a mountain bike through lakeside trails of Harris Lake County Park … Continue reading