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Kris Shaffer
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What’s a Sysadmin to Do? — Avoiding Digital Detritus on a Blogging Platform Older than All of My Kids

We have a lot of blogs. I don’t just mean those of us in DTLT — we do have a lot of blogs. I mean the University of Mary Washington. UMW currently has over 2500 active domains in our Domain of One’s Own program (and almost 3500 domains all-time), and that’s to say nothing about how...
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Closing Tabs, Episode 4: White Supremacy and the Academy

http://umwdtlt.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Donglecast-5-32118-3.46-PM.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSNOW DAY!!! Well, sort of. The amazing Dorothy Kim was scheduled to give a presentation at UMW today, but the university was closed due to snow. But Dorothy was already in town, so a few of us braved the weather to meet her and record a conversation about white...
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Closing Tabs, Episode 3: Teaching with(out) Social Media

http://umwdtlt.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Donglecast-3-Teaching-with-Social-Media.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadJesse and I have taught with Twitter for ages, often requiring students to create accounts, tweet about their coursework, even crafting assignments where a single tweet was the assignment. But we don’t anymore. Why not? What do we do instead? How do we help our students navigate the world...
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Cryptoparty — Resources for Digital Privacy and Security

If you're interested in securing your digital content and protecting your digital identity online, check out these tools and take them for a spin.
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Closing Tabs Ep. 2 – Student Fact-Checking

In this episode of Closing Tabs, Lee Bessette discusses digital fluency and fact-checking with UMW professor Sushma Subramanian.
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Introducing the Bootstrap Starter Kit

Bootstrap makes hand-coded websites not look so hand-coded. Here's all you need to get started.
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New DTLT Podcast – Closing Tabs!

The first episode of DTLT's podcast, "Closing Tabs," explores our Domain of One's Own Curriculum. Hosted by Lee Skallerup Bessette and Kris Shaffer.
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DTLT Faculty Survey 2017

We wanted to get a better idea of how well the things we're doing ― both new and old ― are serving the campus in general.
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A Virtual Tool Parade

The idea of a tool parade is to get your feet wet … to consider what's possible, and come away with a handful of tools you might want to explore more deeply.
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What’s a Vote Worth? (a.k.a., The Importance of the Quantitative Liberal Arts)

Merging quantitative and qualitative reasoning, applying critical thought to data, synthesizing the arts, sciences, and humanities, ... these are essential elements of modern education.
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