Monthly Archives: May 2010

Tutorial 1.03: password security

Use a secure password and use a different password for each site. To make this easier, use a base for your password, e.g., SK*5ci#jO23 but add in a different set of site-specific letters for each site you visit — perhaps … Continue reading

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Tutorial 1.02: Possible electronic tools for your journal

Feel free to explore these tools (or others) for your research journal. Don’t forget to check the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy before signing up. Mahara, aka myUCportfolio – hosted on the UC servers, so you fall within the … Continue reading

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Tutorial 1.01: Signing up for web services

Before you sign up for anything … Note that I am not requiring that you sign up for any external service for this unit. Make sure you read and understand the Terms of Service (or similar) and the Privacy Policy … Continue reading

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Upgrading your Voicethread account

When you sign up with Voicethread (after checking their Terms of Service and Privacy Policy), you get a basic account with 3 Voicethreads. If, however, you would like to be added as a member of the LWT Voicethread group, then … Continue reading

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Want to be a blog author?

If you would like to blog on this site — i.e., not just make comments — then sign up with WordPress (after checking the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy) and send me the email address you used to sign … Continue reading

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Writing course at ASP

From the ASP: “The Academic Skills Program (ASP) will again be offering its highly regarded Grammar & Writing Intensive Course, between semesters 1 and 2.  For two weeks, students attend each morning, from 9am-1pm.  Two course options are available: straight … Continue reading

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Twitter feed active!

We’ll be using Twitter in this unit to try to make things a little more interactive and to ‘push’ announcements to the class. Feel free to use the hashtag #lwt2010 to Tweet any questions or thoughts or flashes of inspiration … Continue reading

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