Building a Learning Community Online?

The articles by James Morris and Flower Darby (particularly that section of her work on “ten principles of online learning”) both focus on the importance of creating a community among students online. I begin planning for each face-to-face class by focusing on the readings and the goals for the course: the information I want to […]

An Identity Blur

I recently heard someone refer to whatever day it is in this quarantine as “blursday.” Today feels like a blursday. I’ve had many things blur together this past week, with notions of identity (both personal/professional and digital) bubbling up in the blur. I’m going to try to make sense of that blur here. Earlier this […]

History and Digital Sources

I am very interested in politics, both US and European. I have a blog,, which is about politics in France. At first I was writing simply to express myself on current issues; then I became interested in the digital sources themselves, including youtube videos and twitter, as historical evidence. I am also on twitter, […]