Monthly Archives: December 2008

Back from Break

Sorry for the lack of blogging, but I took a break for Christmas. It was a hectic semester, and I needed some time to recover, at least mentally. Now that I am back at IUP, I have a few things I … Continue reading

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Email Etiquette

One of the nice things about the semester break is the way my email inbox stops filling up, I go from about 100 messages a day down to less than 10. On one hand, it is nice since fewer emails … Continue reading

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FERPA Updated

The U.S. Department of Education recently released new regulations that updated FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act) due to changes in legislation and new technology trends. The governmental guidebook is a bit confusing and long, but a summary can … Continue reading

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A Few Items of Interest

Well the semester is almost over – I have one more grading meeting tomorrow and then I am done, except for departmental items. Anyway, a couple of things I noticed since my last post: The World Wide Web Consortium recently … Continue reading

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Semester Winding Down

It has been hard to get much time to write a blog lately. Exams started today at IUP, and written assignments are being turned in for my classes over the next 2 days. In addition to the grading, it seems … Continue reading

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Facebook/MySpace Danger?

I hate to sound like an old man wary of change, but I usually try to warn each of my classes about the danger that the Internet could pose to them if they aren’t careful. There have been numerous accounts of how … Continue reading

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West Point Oral History Project

The history department of the US Military Academy at West Point is in the process of creating a video oral history project. The West Point Center for Oral History was created to provide a video oral history repository that aims … Continue reading

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