Monthly Archives: January 2005

I said I’d blog but I lied

Whoa Nellie… I keep saying I’m going to slow things down, that time taken out of the hurly-burly for reflection can only improve my performance… but I seem incapable of extricating myself from the day-to-day. I had hoped to write … Continue reading

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Wiki Waky Woo on Bourbon Street

I’m a lucky, dirty dog. The fabulous city of New Orleans (think Montreal crossed with Sodom and Gomorrah — but with way better food and music) for this year’s NLII Annual Meeting. I just gave my presentation — a fairly … Continue reading

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A couple great UBC weblogs

Scott plugsTim Wang’s Education Blog today. I second the endorsement. Tim does outstanding work with UBC’s Faculty of Arts (in particular some excellent learning object authoring and language learning tools), and he shares his considerable insights on his blog — … Continue reading

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Can it be possible?

Nofollow… wonder how this will kick in? From now on, when Google sees the attribute (rel=”nofollow”) on hyperlinks, those links won’t get any credit when we rank websites in our search results. This isn’t a negative vote for the site … Continue reading

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Blogfolios – Something else for me to mess up…

I must make a confession. I’ve never quite “gotten” ePortfolios. Don’t get me wrong, I think it’s a great idea to give students a webspace in which they can collect work, reflect on their learning, and present themselves. What has … Continue reading

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Gardner Campbell on the Pew Report

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Just as I thought…

…euphoria was fleeting. About half the weblogs don’t seem to be accessible to users. When you select the editing menu for a weblog after logging in, all that results is a charming error screen. There’s the old favorite… 500 Server … Continue reading

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Back from the dead

As I slowly regained my strength over the Christmas holidays, I made a few vague resolutions for what I hoped would be a fresh start in 2005. I would try to read a bit more from actual books, even if … Continue reading

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