Tag Archives: UMA

Missing blogger finally turns up…

What happens to a student blog when the blogger is no longer a student? That’s been my dilemma since graduating from UMA a couple months ago, and why there’s been zero action in this space for so long. Back then I … Continue reading

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The sweet, sad final days

I’m posting from URock, and it’s strangely quiet, considering it’s finals week. There are a few students milling about, and some hard-core math finals taking place. And there’s a freezer full of ice cream, courtesy of the Student Association. What … Continue reading

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Brontë and Bechdel and Books, OH MY

Ah…post conference relief! The First Annual Undergraduate English Conference happened yesterday. I made a wreck of myself in advance of giving my paper, and of course, it all went pretty well. I don’t know why I get so wound up … Continue reading

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Online Learning and Online Teaching Part 3

Without further ado, I give you the final installment of my interview with Jodi Williams and Sarah Hentges, two professors at University of Maine at Augusta who teach online classes to distance learners all over the country and even the … Continue reading

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Online Learning and Online Teaching, Part 2

My interview with Jodi Williams and Sarah Hentges, about online education from the professor’s point of view, continues below. You can read Part 1 here. How do you keep your students engaged in an online class? Jodi: This is a … Continue reading

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“Walk here!”

When I said I wasn’t going to “walk” – that I wasn’t going to attend my own graduation, I got an email from Deb Meehan, the director at URock. Subject line: Walk here! URock hosts its own graduation celebration to … Continue reading

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The more things change, the more they change

If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, you know I’m a big advocate for distance learning. I’m embracing the technologies my school, University of Maine at Augusta, offers. Online classes, videoconference classes, ITV classes – these are the … Continue reading

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