All posts tagged: professor

The Quill Within Me & The Cookie in My Mouth

Originally posted on Enigma:
This was me a year ago: Once more I find the quill within me and my smile, the ink, writing is freedom, I must say writing is living and laughing, most of all writing is loving, loving not only the world but everything, everyone in it. Writing is my passion… I swear I haven’t changed that much, I still believe that Ohmygod today was so weird!!! I was nervous all day, but hid it, and I randomly decided to give my english teacher the ‘novel’ I’ve been working on since the ideas in it would be good for my coursework, and he asked for it, so I just gave him the whole draft THE WHOLE DRAFT aaaaaaaargh, what if he thinks it’s absolute shite?! NERVOUS Anyways, Happy news! My period came! Now I know, this is kinda weird, but hell, all us ladies get them, get over it, anyways I’m like 2 months overdue and I was getting really worried, but yay! it came! prepare for the mood swings folks! and…

Periscope as a New Technology to Integrate in Higher Education Classrooms?

Originally posted on Millennial Professor: Since I joined the faculty ranks back in 2006, my preferred (and the students’ preferred communication methods) have continued to evolve. For example… 2006-2010 – The preferred communication method in my classroom was Yahoo Instant Messenger. *I linked Yahoo IM to my Blackboard courses as an embedded widget. 2010-2012 – The preferred communication methods in my classroom were Twitter and Google Voice for text messages. 2012 – 2015 – The preferred communication methods in my classroom were Twitter, Google Plus Groups, Google Voice for text messages, and Facebook groups (graduate students and undergraduate students). Fall 2015 (and beyond) –  The preferred communication methods in my classroom will be..Google Plus, Google Voice, and potentially Periscope (a interactive live stream technology for conferencing and establishing social presence). Read more…