A lot of conversation has started since the explosion of technology. Is it good? Is it bad? Is it just a trend, or is it here to stay? One of the more recent conversations is whether or not technology should play a role in education, and if so, how. I recently read an Huffington Post […]
Notre Dame’s Academic Technologies group recently partnered with the College of Science to build a Lightboard studio modeled after the studio that Prof. Michael Peshkin designed for Northwestern. This video illustrates some of the capability of the lightboard. Some of the video clips are from a demonstration model, prior to the completion of the full studio.
The University of Notre Dame on Wednesday (June 11) announced that it has joined the edX Consortium as a charter member. A not-for-profit partnership of leading global universities, edX is committed to innovations in online and blended learning, improving access to education, and researching effective learning for use on and beyond college campuses. Currently, edX […]
When talking about MOOCs, the conversation tends to revolve around the opportunities and implications for students and faculty. But what about librarians? What role have they to play in the move toward online learning? In this month’s issue of American Libraries Magazine, these and other questions are addressed in an interesting article on the effect […]
For those interested in text mining, keep an eye out for Matt Jocker’s forthcoming book, Text Analysis with R for Students of Literature. And while you are waiting for the release of this exciting new publication, check out Jocker’s earlier work, Macroanalysis: Digital Methods and Literary History.