Why I’m Here

I’m here because I love wordpress and I love blogging and I like to teach others how to do it as well.

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You’re Never too Old to Learn

You’re using the internet to read this post right now but chances are there are still a lot of things about the internet, and internet browsers, that are a mystery to you.  Well, Google has put together a nice little-book to help you learn more about the very tools you use every day, “20 Things I Learned About Browsers and the Web.”  Check it out—and not only will you learn something, but you might find ways to make your use of the web more effective.

20 Things I Learned About Browsers and the Web

Wirecast, a video streaming tool for Mac and PC

Mika Lavaque-Manty is an Associate Professor of Political Science at UM and is interested in facilitating remote learning for students studying abroad.  In the attached he talks briefly about Wirecast, a comprehensive live video streaming tool for Mac or PC.  Mika will be the subject of our next Faculty Spotlight.

Using Wirecast

on the PDF and its continued and mysterious supremacy

A BBC article on the format that will not die, despite its many flaws:
The PDF is dead, long live the PDF

Enjoying the ProfHacker Carnival

I always enjoy reading ProfHacker from The Chronicle of Higher Education.  The quick insights into triumphs and challenges other educators encounter as they teach and use technology is almost always timely and useful.  Today’s post is more like the Tips and Tricks session at a conference — there is going to be at least one thing that is useful.  Visit the Teaching Carnival!  If there is something there that perks you up, let us know!  Maybe you will become a frequent visitor to ProfHacker too?

Introducing the Faculty Spotlight!

We are pleased to introduce our first Faculty Spotlight, featuring Dr. Brenda Gunderson of LSA’s Department of Statistics!  http://umich.edu/~lsaiss/consulting/Spotlight/Gunderson/spotlight.html

YouTube Increases Upload Size

YouTube Increases Upload Size, Loses Co-Founder

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