Category Archives: instructional technology

Train wreck

For all of you out there who deeply question the “system” model, and the idea of hosting this stuff for an institution and making it work on a larger scale. Today I agree with you,  for we’ve had nothing but consistent downtime with UMW Blogs for the last four or five day, and while I […] Continue reading

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Looking for Whitman: A Grand, Aggregated Experiment

Last Tuesday marked the kick-off of the Digital Whitman course at UMW. This course is part of a larger NEH grant that is focused on a inter-campus approach to pedagogy that is designed around a rich and distributed infrastructure of social media. The project is titled Looking for Whitman, and it brings together five geographically […] Continue reading

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Looking for Whitman: A Grand, Aggregated Experiment

Last Tuesday marked the kick-off of the Digital Whitman course at UMW. This course is part of a larger NEH grant that is focused on an inter-campus approach to pedagogy that is designed around a rich and distributed infrastructure of social media. The project is titled Looking for Whitman, and it brings together five geographically […] Continue reading

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University of Virginia and WPMu? Wahoo!

In September of 2007 Steve Stedman invited Patrick and I to UVA to talk about the work we were doing with WPMu and UMW Blogs. It was somewhat difficult to get folks to meet with us, and we really didn’t get a chance to frame out the work we were doing, although we did get […] Continue reading

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WPMu: Sitewide Tags, Search, and Archive

Sitewide tags was one of the elements of UMW Blogs I spent a bit of time working on this past Summer. In fact, one particular workaround allows you to have a sitewide tag cloud as well as sitewide searching of … Continue reading

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Faculty websites made easy

Thanks to Cathy Derecki design and PHP skills we are currently experimenting with the possibilities of using WPMu to great their own website/blog with relative ease. As of right now, faculty and staff have a public folder as a part … Continue reading

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The Great Awakening at UMW

There has, indeed, been a great awakening on the UMW campus. As of this morning our WordPress Multi-user experiment has over 200 individual blogs, with more than 260 users. I have been away from the bava because I have been … Continue reading

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