Monthly Archives for May 2003

dream

I dreamt my thumbs were broken. They swelled up and hurt and I couldn’t decide which hospital to go to so wandered up and down a curving road until I woke up. Consulting dream dictionaries I find that this is … Continue reading

30. May 2003 by Jill
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round about

Grandtextauto’s a blog that keeps discussing stuff I’m interested in. Noah wrote a review of Marie-Laure Ryan’s Narrative as Virtual Reality (an excellent book) and its generated some discussion, including comments from Marie-Laure herself. Nick’s posted a review of MelbourneDAC. … Continue reading

30. May 2003 by Jill
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stories across blogs

There’s an interesting piece discussing how blog stories spread at Microdot News. They’ve looked at 45 stories that have been discussed on a lot of different blogs, and propose that participants either post opinions, reactions, summaries or votes. I’m not … Continue reading

29. May 2003 by Jill
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educational action research

Searching for a book owned by no university library in Norway yet cited in a student essay I’m assessing I came across Educational Action Research, an international peer-reviewed journal full of articles about combining practice, theory and reflection in teaching. … Continue reading

28. May 2003 by Jill
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megapixel camera phone

When we were in Tokyo Lisbeth remarked that there was a new background sound: not just the beep beep of SMSes and mono- and polyphonic ring tones but also an ascending arpeggio announcing the arrival of a picture message to … Continue reading

28. May 2003 by Jill
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dac papers available

All the DAC papers are now freely available online, says the conference blog. (Oh what a relief to be able to type in links fast with the slashes and angle brackets in the familiar places on my Norwegian keyboard.)

28. May 2003 by Jill
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post-DAC

I’m at the internet cafe down the road from the hotel. It has unbelievably trashy computers and miserable connection speed – but then it is really cheap. The conference is over, and a wonderful conference it was. There were a … Continue reading

24. May 2003 by Jill
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DAC just started…

At last! I haven’t been online since I last posted (five days!) and I’m like an addict, the first sign of a computer and I’m at it. So far I’ve had a terrific time. Tokyo was amazing. The Fuji family … Continue reading

19. May 2003 by Jill
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off to dac

Tomorrow I’m off to DAC! I’ll be meeting Lisbeth and Susana at Kastrup and we’re flying together to Tokyo, where we’ll be met by Lisbeth’s Japanese friends. A couple of days later we’ll continue to Melbourne. I like to think … Continue reading

14. May 2003 by Jill
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disputas

Now that his thesis is done (like mine!) Anders has resurfaced with a delightful desciption of the arcane doctoral defence rituals of Norway. I think there may be tiny differences between the Bergen and Oslo versions of said ritual. In … Continue reading

14. May 2003 by Jill
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