Monthly Archives: October 2008

PKAP SL Meeting

We had another meeting in SL last night. It was an interesting meeting for several reasons. First, I realized that, planning wise, we are much further along than last year. In fact, most of the topics we discussed last night … Continue reading

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2 Quick Things

First, Google has finally settled a lawsuit brought against its Book Search program for $125 million. Many people feel that this settlement will benefit both parties, Google and the authors and publishers who brought the lawsuit. It will interesting to … Continue reading

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Cloud Computing?

As much as I like to think I am aware of trends in technology, I often am forced to realize that I actually know very little. For instance, today I saw an article on Cloud Computing, a term I was … Continue reading

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More Virtual Tours

A recent article I read in The Wired Campus described a joint project between the University of Virginia’s Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities and the Colonial Williamsburg to create five three-dimensional interactive recreations of Williamsburg sites. In trying to … Continue reading

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Darwin in Second Life

I read an article in Educause (Galapagos Islands in Second Life) about a project by the University of Cincinnati that is celebrating the sesquicentennial of the publication of Darwin’s On the Origin of the Species by Means of Natural Selection. … Continue reading

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IUP Students Buck Trend

In following up my blog from yesterday, I surveyed my class today on whether they wanted to meet with their professors using on-line chat and was met with mainly confused looks and disbelieving stares. Only a couple of students raised … Continue reading

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Online Chat

I recently saw an article that has left me a bit puzzled. The article, Dear Professor, Students Want to Chat With You, states that in a recent survey released by CDW-G 39% of college students claim that they want the opportunity … Continue reading

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