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Jul 24

Open Thread Wednesday: Social Reading

By Erin E. Templeton Earlier this month, Anne Trubek published a piece in The American Prospect that asked readers an important question: “When It Comes to Kindles, Do You ‘Like’ or Unlink?” Her essay argues that the “Popular Highlight” feature of e-readers reconnects us to an “age old” tradition of reading that stretches …read more

Jul 19

Weekend Reading: Happy (Belated) Birthday, Nelson Mandela Edition

By Erin E. Templeton This weekend’s reading is a smorgasbord of subjects that touch upon many of the things that did (and didn’t) happen this week as well as a few of their intersections with technology. First of all, ProfHacker would like to wish a belated happy birthday to Nelson Mandela, who celebrated …read more

Jul 02

In Case of Emergency: ID Bands & Tags

By Erin E. Templeton We take physical well-being seriously at ProfHacker. Recently, for example, Natalie wrote about her “Month with the Fitbit Flex,” Ryan has written a series about his journey with a …read more

Jun 24

Choosing #Hashtags

By Erin E. Templeton It’s no secret that ProfHackers are fond of Twitter. Ryan Cordell wrote a thorough and helpful post on “How to Start Tweeting (And Why You Might Want To.” Mark Sample has offered a pedagogical framework on teaching with Twitter as well as <a target=_blank href="http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/practical-advice-for-teaching-with-twitter/26416" …read more

Jun 21

Travel Mishaps: Name (Mis)Spelling Edition

By Erin E. Templeton Last week, I was fortunate enough to attend the Digital Humanities Summer Institute (DHSI) at the University of Victoria. I had been looking forward to the trip for months. I was enrolled in a class on TEI and Primary Sources, I knew a few colleagues and friends would …read more

Jun 20

Ph.D. Placement Project

By Erin E. Templeton Regular readers of the Chronicle are surely familiar with the ongoing discussion about the merits of graduate education both generally and in the humanities more specifically. Whatever your position on the “Go! /┬áDon’t Go!” debate (note: two different links), one thing is clear: more information about …read more

Apr 30

Managing Seasonal Allergies

By Erin E. Templeton As Mark observed last week, ProfHacker has a whole series of posts dedicated to Health and Wellness. In addition to running with/from zombies, we have featured posts on managing stress, fitting in fitness, …read more

Apr 25

Belkin Ultimate Keyboard Case for iPad: A Review

By Erin E. Templeton In the fall, I reviewed the Logitech Ultrathin Bluetooth Keyboard for iPad. A few weeks ago, Belkin contacted ProfHacker and asked if we would consider reviewing their Ultimate Keyboard Case. I’ve been putting this keyboard through …read more

Apr 19

Methods for Organizing Your Apps

By Erin E. Templeton ProfHacker has featured several posts about various mobile apps. See for instance the Open Thread Wednesday dedicated to (y)our Favorite Weather Apps, guest author Ian MacInnes’s post on “Finding the …read more

Feb 04

Medical Emergencies in the Classroom

By Erin E. Templeton While we have written posts about various kinds of classroom disruptions, until now ProfHacker hasn’t covered what to do in the event of a medical emergency in the classroom. How would you deal with a student who has an epileptic seizure in class? What if a student passes out, …read more