Not only about the technology, part four

Image from http://www.freeimages.co.uk/ The Sloan-C conference highlighted innovative uses of technology, but the technology served a larger purpose.  The last session brought home the point that the innovations were not only about the technology. USM’s Maureen Ebben, Julien Murphy, and Glenn Wilson spoke of a productive discussion among their respective media studies, philosophy, and computer Read More…

Not only about the technology, part three

Image from http://www.freeimages.co.uk   If my recent images seem differently laid out, they are.  I’m trying to apply one of the principles from my third session at the Sloan-C conference. In this session John Brandt (Maine CITE program, University College) discussed some ways to make digital documents more usable for people with disabilities.  Some of Read More…

Not only about the technology, part two

Last week I reported on my first Sloan-C breakout session.  This week’s post describes a breakout session led by Amy Gieseke  (University of Southern Maine) and Araminta Star Matthews (University College) Instructors of liberal arts classes want to share their passion for the material.  Students want a (better) job upon graduation.  Employers want employees who Read More…

Not only about the technology, part one

  Last Friday I attended the 3rd New England Regional Sloan-C Conference.  Though the conference dealt with technology, it was not only about technology. Scott Voisine (University of Maine at Fort Kent) described the HIRE Education partnership between UMFK and MSAD 27 Adult & Community Education.  In this relationship k-12 schooling, adult education, and higher Read More…