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I was in in Washington D.C. this last week attending the National Science Foundation’s Advanced Technology Education conference. During the conference, I attended one workshop and one talk on Second Life. Both of the presentations were focused on Teen Second Life, which was interesting, but neither presentation did a very good job of illustrating how…

In part I, I wrote about my first semester of teaching on-line and talked about our challenges with technology. Blackboard had a database corruption event during finals week and I had all kinds of struggles with the Windows version of Microsoft Excel. Mike wrote and asked if I thought students should be working more with…

When in doubt, turn to the internet. In a couple of weeks, I’m going to start teaching my first on-line course. So far, I’ve been preparing by: learning how to use Blackboard getting a subscription to iFinch so we can do bioinformatics in style, and share data and other files getting a microphone and some…