Movies close at hand

Videocassette Image from freeimages.co.uk With the Oscars coming up I thought I’d remind you of some films close at hand.  The libraries subscribe to Academic Video Online. There you’ll find films in a number of categories.  As with most resources, the best way to find out more is to try it yourself.

More research paper alternatives

Image from freeimages.co.uk A recent Chronicle of Higher Education piece urges us to “keep the ‘research,’  ditch the ‘paper” ” (Bousquet, 2014, A25).  Where can we find alternatives to the research paper? The Plattsburgh tip sheet (Heller-Ross, 2004) offers a number of possible assignments.  Davis and Shadle (2000) explore four alternatives in depth.  Powell (2012) Read More…

Skating scores and info lit scores

Image from Alastair Burt: Retrieved from http://www.flickr.com/photos/alastairb/3152183240/, and used according to a Creative Commons Attribution License When I think of the  Winter Olympics, I think of figure skating.  When I think of figure skating, I think of the scoring system.  All right, first I think of the gorgeous men and graceful ladies.  Then I think Read More…