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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CryptoParty in the HCC!

There are things we can do to maintain the integrity of our data, to control our private digital identity.
So we’re having a party!


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Domain of One's Own at UMW: The Data

We developed a shiny new tool for tracking and visualizing Domain of One’s Own usage data at UMW.


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Domain of One’s Own: A Corpus Study, Part 4 – Topic Model

Over 300 articles, 16 topics, … what will emerge?


Domain of One’s Own: A Corpus Study, Part 3 – Sentiment Analysis

How do people feel about Domain of One’s Own? In this post, we explore a rough sentiment analysis of articles in the DoOO corpus.


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Domain of One’s Own: A Corpus Study, Part 2 – Bigrams and Changing Trends

How has the discussion about Domain of One’s Own changed over time?


Domain of One's Own: A Corpus Study, Part 1 – Words and Voices

We assembled a collection of over 300 articles about Domain of One’s Own. Here’s what they say…


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Copyright for Instructors

Navigating copyright for class materials can be difficult, especially where digital media is concerned. Here are some guiding principles for legally using digital media in educational settings.


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Meaningful Assessment in the Liberal Arts

How can we assess student work in ways that are helpful to them as they grow intellectually and professionally, but flexible enough to encourage critical and creative work?


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Peasy Is Now in Public Beta

Educators are increasingly putting open licences on their content, making it legal to copy, redistribute, even remix that content for other purposes. But it’s not always easy to remix that content. With that in mind, I’ve made a few significant updates to Peasy, an open-by-default web publishing platform. These updates make it even easier to get your first website up and running, or to start sharing and remixing things like course websites and open educational resources (OER).