Earlier this week I listened in fascination and envy while three professors reported on their experience as an unlikely teaching circle. Teaching circles, here, are groups of three faculty from different departments who team up to observe each other outside the normal departmental observation schedules. This particular teaching circle sounded like a those old “walked
I’m talking about computers, not people, and especially about getting wifi on those computers. Like lots of large places built in a pre-networked era, our building presents special challenges for our poor network staff. IT has worked long and hard configuring and reconfiguring, and yet we keep having trouble getting reliable connectivity. And now I
After the peer review and copy editing process, my co-authors and I sat down to the last step in getting our article published by Portal. And their standard author agreement is actually pretty darn good! My professional values, though, include an author’s right to his or her own copyrights whenever possible. So, bolstered by Catherine’s
The Journal of Creative Library Practice (a journal of which I am an editor) has just published a thought piece by Mark Lenker, “Information Literacy vs. the Demagogue.” If you’ve ever wondered what Senator McCarthy, master of disinformation, would think about information literacy, here’s your chance to find out.