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A year with Diigo

I’ve just finished exporting my bookmarks from Diigo and will be moving back to Delicious to keep my bookmarks. I’m not thrilled by this, but I think it works out better for me in the long run. I’m leaving Diigo only reluctantly, after a year of using it in classes and on my own. I […]
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Shifted Pace

Got an IM from someone checking in a few weeks back. He had gathered that my work had “changed pace.” I wondered what that meant, and he suggested that I had slowed down. Now, I am naturally lazy–a trait I am trying to more actively cultivate, but I gather he had figured that because I […]
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What do you mean, “open”?

From very early on in my university teaching career, I’ve tried to make the materials in my courses openly accessible. This started by simply publishing my syllabi to the web, and has evolved to opening up all (or almost all) of the materials in the course, and more recently accepting non-registered participants into courses. That […]
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Draft Unsyllabus for ICM/JRN 522

The following is the framework for a course without a syllabus. This document is up on Google Docs, and seminar participants will edit it together on the first night of class. Communication, Media, & Society ICM/JRN 522, Fall 2008 Tuesdays, 18:30-21:10 (GMT-5), Buckman Center 137 Instructor Alexander Halavais, 522@halavais.net Skype, Google, Twitter, Delicious, FriendFeed: halavais […]
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