Category Archives: Digital History

Off to Polis

So today Brandon and I got up and headed up to Polis, a 2 1/2 hour drive. Polis is in the northwest corner of the island and is a very picturesque little community. We are going to spend a week … Continue reading

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TrapIt

Well, my experiment with TrapIt to see if it worked as well in gathering ceramic related content, as it did with digital history and iPad related content is over and it did not go well. For weeks it would not … Continue reading

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More Museum Work

Today was a cooler day, with an overcast sky. This certainly made the walk to the museum a lot easier and cooler. After a good day’s work at the museum, we have almost completed our planned work for PKAP. We … Continue reading

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iPad Recommittment

So, another academic year has arrived. It is always amazing how quickly the break between the spring and fall semesters passes. I have spent some time in the last week looking at how other faculty are using their iPads in … Continue reading

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Shadow Week

In recent weeks, there have been a couple of articles talking about shadow work. Shadow work is the unpaid work that that is done in a wage-based economy. It has been suggested that the increase in modern digital technology has … Continue reading

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OpenClass?

About a week ago, articles started appearing about a joint venture by Google and Pearson to create a new learning management system. The Chronicle reported that the new LMA will be: “a free LMS that combines standard course-management tools with … Continue reading

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PKAP and Google

Well, the PKAP senior staff (Bill, David, and myself) had our annual fall planning meeting. Over the years we have used a variety of methods to hold the meeting. Our very very first one was at my house and involved … Continue reading

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