Not a solo act

Image from wordle.net As group work becomes more common in our classrooms, how do we support team projects?  One way is to educate ourselves about the collaborative features and limitations of some common tools. I started practicing with the Comments and Track Changes features of Microsoft Word.  Thanks to Student Assistant Sonya Clifford for her Read More…

Building on information needs

Image from http://www.freeimages.co.uk/ Last year I downsized my work office.  Now I am downsizing my home office.  The project makes another point about info lit. When I found that the existing shelves did not hold books very well, I adjusted my initial plan to include a bookcase.  To make room for the bookcase I need Read More…

Researching the romance

Image from freeimages.co.uk/ In the summer we set aside more time for leisure reading.  Pleasure reading time is at the heart of Janice Radway’s classic Reading the Romance. Radway had interviewed romance readers about the role this practice plays in their lives.  Many of the respondents saw the reading as a respite from the demands Read More…