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Computing as Poetry with Gardner Campbell

By Stefanie Wudel posted on April 17, 2008

Computing, like the world of poetry, stimulates the imagination and is something best experienced personally. Instead of using words to convey thoughts and ideas, computing employs a variety of tools such as images, graphics, sounds and videos to create an experience beyond even while it augments the imagination.
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Northern Voice 2008

By Stefanie Wudel posted on April 4, 2008

On the Northern Voice site, the event is described as “a two-day non-profit personal blogging and social media conference”. Although accurate, this definition doesn’t begin to capture the outcome of bringing some of the most enthusiastic, creative and passionate bloggers together under one roof.
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A Great ‘08 Open House!

By Dianne Mackay posted on March 31, 2008

With 20 presenters and over 200 visitors, the 5th Annual e-Learning Open House at Sage Bistro on March 13th was a wine & cheesey event with poster displays on everything from online teaching to dental hygiene!
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A Certain Chemistry – The Abacus Project and WebCT

By Michael Wong and Stefanie Wudel posted on March 3, 2008

For students to appreciate the complexity of real world research they must be exposed to authentic learning experiences and able to use the same tools that modern researchers deploy. The Abacus Project, provides an environment to connect students to research-grade software like never before.
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Connexions: A New Way to Share Ideas and Resources

By Stefanie Wudel posted on January 28, 2008

Richard Baraniuk wanted to reach the world through a connected, up-to-date community of open education. Through his project, Connexions, he is changing the way authors, educators, and learners share resources, and is transforming the world of textbooks.
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