Works In Progress Research Symposium

What is Second Life? Second Life is a user-drive, interactive virtual story space. Users interact with the space in different ways, but I’m more interested in pedagogical applications. Here’s a Second Life traditional classroom space:      ...

Getting Into Grad School

I am delighted to be deciding between several great PhD programs this Spring, which is both an agonizing decision and a stark contrast to my experience last year when I applied to PhD programs. This year, I applied for 8 program and was accepted with funding to 5 of...

Image Mapping Composition using Prezi

It’s no secret that Prezi is a useful addition to the classroom, but it can be so much more than a more dynamic version of Powerpoint. This Fall, I started using Prezi to supplement lessons in my writing classes, and the students responded better than I’d...