Google Sites update

  Image from http://www.freeimages.co.uk Last November I posted about Google Sites.  I had only begun playing with them at the time.  Now that I’ve used them more, I can share some more informed thoughts. Google Sites are fairly easy to edit, but a website in general is probably not the place to record daily–or even Read More…

Info lit as fair play

Olympic Park London 2012.  Image by SiB: Retrieved from http://www.flickr.com/photos/si_b/6303284777/, and used according to a Creative Commons Attribution License. The Olympic Games have their ideal of fair play.  In information literacy the counterpart is the avoidance of plagiarism.  Though I could share resources on detecting plagiarism, I’d rather share resources on discouraging it in the Read More…

A creative late afternoon

Image from http://www.freeimages.co.uk/ Last week I shared the first part of my experiences at the American Creativity Association New England conference.  This week I’ll continue sharing. In the first session Christy Hammer (University of Southern Maine, Lewiston-Auburn College) led us participants in an exploration of learning/thinking styles.  Hands-on assessments les to a spontaneous discussion.  Questions Read More…

A creative early afternoon

Image from freeimages.co.uk/ On July 27 and 28 USM’s Lewiston-Auburn College hosted the American Creativity Association conference.  I had the pleasure of attending day one. Fritz Grobe and Stephen Voltz (“The Diet Coke® and Mentos® guys”) launched the event–and some paper airplanes.  The fun demonstrations made some serious points about the creative process. Grobe and Read More…