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Google is now a Tween

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on September 27th, 2010

Happy 12th Birthday Google! Now comes acne, interest in other internet search engines, and awkward middle school dances! Hard to believe how old Google is. How things have changed. Today’s Google Doodle is by Wayne Thiebaud, a 89-year old Los Angeles painter. DailyTech has a good article on Google’s birthday. Check it out!

Money for tech use in K-12

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on September 24th, 2010

Do you teach K-12 and use technology? Could you use $500? If so, this grant may be for you. Heinemann Publishers are offering $500 Microgrants for Teachers who use technology in the classroom. Technology is broadly defined as (quoting them) * Digital devices (whiteboards, handheld computers/PDAs, video/audio recorders, etc…) * Websites and/or internet-based products or […]

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 […]

Where did Screen Space go?

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on September 20th, 2010

Hello Loyal Readers, Yes, I have been slack of late here. My tenure dossier was due the beginning of this month and it took a good part of this summer, along with a lot of the past year, as I focused on getting articles out. Now that I’ve handed it in and have a bit […]