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Archive for September, 2007

“Podcasting in Education and Publishing” announcement

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on September 28th, 2007

Here is the announcement for Eley’s lecture in the Department of English Speakers Series, which I put alot into making it happen. If you can, make it. This should be great.   Announcement posted by Lee Anne Richardson to the English Department listserv 9/25. A great opportunity for you and your students to hear a nationally-recognized […]

CFP: Exposing the Sole of the Academy with Web 2.0 – Computers and Writing Online 2008

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on September 25th, 2007

Call for Proposals Exposing the Sole of the Academy with Web 2.0 – Computers and Writing Online 2008 February 22-26, 2008 Conference Co-Chairs: Dr. Michael Martin, University of Wisconsin – Stout and Dr. Mialisa Moline, University of Wisconsin – River Falls Conference Co-Chairs Michael Martin and Mialisa Moline seek synchronous and asynchronous presentations that address […]

End of books?

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on September 24th, 2007

In my current graduate Electronic Writing and Publishing class we have recently discussed the possible of the “end of books”. This is always an area that students get very into discussing, but almost all of them think books will “never” go away. My thoughts on this issue have been changing over time. Up until quite […]

Highly designed parts of website = no user attention

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on September 22nd, 2007

Banner blindness, when users simply ignore anything that looks like an ad, is well documents in web design research. Nielsen, in his 9/4/2007 Alertbox  finds the blindness not only applies to banners, but also highly formatted (designed) areas of a website because they look like ads (what does it say that the highly formatted parts of […]

In my classrooms: Podcasting with Stephen Eley of Escape Pod

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on September 22nd, 2007

This semester in both my graduate and undergraduate Electronic Writing and Publishing classes I am covering, for the first time, podcasting. As this blog shows I attended the Atlanta Podcamp and this really got me into podcasts. Since then I have become a huge fan, especially of two: Grammar Girl (great grammar tips and advice) […]

Welcome to the new Screen Space

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on September 20th, 2007

Welcome to the new Screen Space domain! Screen Space is back and has this new home. Expect regular posts and… in the next few weeks I will even start a Screen Space podcast! So, add me to your feed reader and let me know what you think. Note: I’m having issues with a few links […]