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Nuggets from the past

Nuggets from the past

I found it extremely interesting that this was written in 1945, Bush foresaw many technological advances. This article spoke to Read More…

New Media Seminar

New Media Seminar

Hi folks. I’ll be participating in a new media seminar for faculty and staff here at Virginia Tech, and we’ll be blogging, so I thought I’d attach it to this site. Stay tuned for more. The syllabus: http://amynelson.net/NMSS15/ Twitter hashtag: #vtnmss15

The Web We Want and the Stories We Tell

The Web We Want and the Stories We Tell

We’ve been thinking through the “Awakening” of the Digital Imagination all semester, and today the New Media Seminar concludes with Scott McCloud’s “Time Frames” and Sir Tim Berners-Lee’s proposal for the HTTP protocol that created the World Wide Web.  Now that the Web is in it’s twenty-fifth year I wonder how we might think about […]

De-Schooling for Connection

De-Schooling for Connection

At the end of an evening of tinkering — fiddling, exploring and stirring — tired and scattered, but invigorated by newly-made connections and the promise of more coherence tomorrow, I offer these modified nuggets-cum-stepping stones from the learning webs of Ivan Illich to those of the 21st-Century connected course. 1) From the introduction to De-Schooling […]

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