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CFP: UPA 2011 “Designing for Social Change”

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on September 22nd, 2010

Like usability and Atlanta? Then the 2011 Usability Professionals’ Association’s conference is for you. It is June 21-24 and the CFP is due 11:55pm EST, October 1, 2010. Here is what they say (quoting an email): Join us in June 2011 where we will explore an important theme: Designing for Social Change. We will focus […]

Carnal Constructions in Online Dating Communities Collette Caton, Syracuse University Intro video, but had to stop since the noise was playing next door. Talked about why graduate students would use the site. Romance, Religion, and the Writing of Identity in Online Dating T J Geiger, Syracuse University Flattens faith along with other identity categories. OkCupid’s […]

C&W 2010 B8.1: Internet as Savior and Ethos in Online Community

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on May 21st, 2010

Great session. Informative, thought provoking, and even emotional. It’s Not Just Piracy, Porn, Pedophilia, or Power; Or, How the Internet Saved My Family Marc C. Santos, University of South Florida Touching and informative mix of personal and academic where he talks about how social media use saved is daughter’s life. Nice to see good stories […]

Off to Computers & Writing

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on May 19th, 2010

I am off to Computers and Writing 2010 today. Tomorrow I am part of the Graduate Research Network (as a discussion leader), then 2.5 days of sessions, panels, and networking with those of the cutting and bleeding edge of digital media, technology, and writing. Always a good time. I will be blogging the experience, so […]

Need a title? Conference title generator

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on June 4th, 2009

Sometimes one of the hardest parts of writing a conference presentation or an article is selecting an appropriate title. We want it to be catchy, concise (sorta, we are academics), “sexy”, and most of all fitting. Well now we have an easy solution! Annette Vee has provide us with a Conference title generator Here are […]

Grants Related to Writing & Technology

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on February 17th, 2009

I’m putting together some grant information for my PDC (“Professional Development Community”–I lead a monthly meeting group of graduate students in areas related to professional development) and realized that some of my loyal readers (who are still reading this) may be interested. Grant Resources: COS resources: COS has a database of grant opportunities and they […]

My Panel (I.4) or my lone presentation on podcasting

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on June 3rd, 2008

My panel for C&W 2008 was I.4; Recasting Writing: Teaching, Learning, and Support in Databases, Wikis, and Video . However, the two other speakers did not show up. So, it was just me. My paper title was “The Five Canons, Audience, and Earbuds: Adding Podcasting to the Computers and Writing Classroom”. I did the presentation […]

CPTSC Call for Papers Extended

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on June 3rd, 2008

The CPTSC Call for Papers has been extended from Friday June 6th at 5pm to Monday June 16th at 5pm. The full call can be seen in my previous post or on the website. The conference theme is “Programs in Context: Past, Present, and Future”. I highly recommend this conference for those in the development […]

Panel E.6; Portfolio and Assessment Strategies

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on June 2nd, 2008

Panel E.6; Portfolio and Assessment Strategies: Putting New Media to Work SLC 251 Moderator: Carrie Lamanna, Colorado State University Speaker #1, “Assessment of New Media Composition”; Michael Neal, Florida State University Three approaches: (came in late and was getting ready during this) -Apply old print assessment -Not doing it at all -Go beyond “waiting to […]

Panel C.1; Fair Use and Fair Play: Copyright and Legality Issues in the Classroom

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on May 24th, 2008

Panel C.1; Fair Use and Fair Play: Copyright and Legality Issues in the Classroom Speaker #1, “Am I Going to Get Sued For This?” Fair Use and Fear in the Digital Classroom”; Quinn Warnick, Iowa State University Starts w/ three scenarios States that educators are particularity vulnerable to the law Law is woefully inadequate Goes […]