July 30, 2005
Here's a screen shot from my student Jennifer of her laptop in the early dawn hours in Maui as she participated in our mid-morning class discussion in Cambridge, yours truly on the left.
Don't nobody else get any ideas (!), but this worked okay (no video on our end, unfortunately, but the audio was clear in both directions). Of course, for the purposes of our class (the anthropological investigation of cyberspace) it was an excellent opportunity. Next time, though, I want my college to send ME to Hawaii and I'll beam in on my class.
Grades and grading
So, more or less on hiatus this summer, but I do want rouse myself from my stupor to point out some interesting posts and comments on grading and getting papers & exams by email on WitchProf's blog:
papers by email (ugh, except that it's so damn convenient, except when it's not...)