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Introducing the Festival of Awkward Series

Mon, 02 May 2011 22:14:32 +0000

As my loyal readers know, I am currently participating in graduate program.  When I began said program, I had hoped to use this blogging space to discuss the things I am learning and thinking about, as well as some of the ways I have figured out to read better, write better, or work better (also […]

How to Hack it on Twitter

Tue, 19 Apr 2011 23:04:45 +0000

by Andrea Zellner and Leigh Graves Wolf (cross posted on each blog) Recently we have had conversations with fellow grad students about the value of Twitter. This post is targeted towards those of you who may have a foot in the stream, but aren’t quite sure how to navigate the waters. One colleague tweeted [approximately] […]

Mamacademic: how I hack parenthood, grad school, etc

Wed, 09 Mar 2011 16:11:53 +0000

Last week  I had the pleasure and privilege of participating in the Digital Media and Learning: Designing Learning Futures conference in Long Beach.  What was striking to me as a first-year female grad student was that this was the first time I had seen evidence of the fact that not only are we women represented […]

Using the iPad to hack the grad school workflow

Fri, 04 Feb 2011 14:12:18 +0000

I am lucky to be a member of the inaugural cohort of the hybrid Phd in Ed Psych/Ed Tech at Michigan State University. Not only do we do the majority of our coursework online, but we were lent an iPad to assist in our studies. As I’ve gotten to know said iPad, I’ve discovered a […]

Hacking the NWP Annual Meeting: Part 2

Sun, 07 Nov 2010 22:17:19 +0000

So now that you’ve started thinking about how you might go about hacking the conference, you may be looking at my proposed list in part 1 and having a few thoughts. For instance, “I really don’t want to lug my laptop around to the conference, especially without internet access in the meeting rooms.” or “that […]

Hacking the NWP Annual Meeting: Part 1

Fri, 05 Nov 2010 01:29:05 +0000

After years attending to the National Writing Project Annual Meeting with the traveling band of Red Cedar Writing Project wiki-ers, bloggers, podcasters, and tweeters, I feel I have a good handle on how to hack a conference.  In the past, we’ve been really cognizant of those of us at home, wishing we could be at […]