Monthly Archives: March 2008

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Targuman’s Twitter Updates for 2008-03-31

No internet here. Oh well. Catch you all later! # In the Charleston airport. Boarding in an hour. # Went to Parris Island today and saw new recruits being drilled. Lots of ideas for new student orientation. # on the plane and getting ready to go An MD85 werent these grounded? # oh MD88. Any better? # Landed in ATL 1 hour before departure for SC # A( gate with BK Jr # Burger King […]

Targuman’s Twitter Updates for 2008-03-30

I need to do the dishes, clean some clothes, pack and get sleep. 5 AM comes early. SC and back in 36 hours. # @colecamplese congratulations again! (And happy birthday?!) # @Robin2go @SCMProfessor You know I do! And on Flickr: targuman # @SCMProfessor Sadly I will be travelling tomorrow. # Just found my wife’s phone…in the garbage disposal. Miraculously still working. Powered down and will let it dry for a few days. # @SCMProfessor Atlanta. […]

Targuman’s Twitter Updates for 2008-03-29

The day is waning and time for bed. First, to read some comics and unwind. *sproing* # Larry Lesing is opening the Penn State Teaching and Learning Symposium # Sorry – Lessig # Follow @SCMProfessor – his tweets are more detalied.. # @SCMProfessor If we don’t twitter the terrorists win! # Lesig uses WAY too many Keynote slides: one per word for very sentence. # Lesig: mashups (he calls it remix) are the new writing […]

Poll: Old and New

The results of the last poll are in: Is Geza Vermes the “greatest Jesus scholar of his generation”? No. He is an excellent scholar, but there are so many other outstanding scholars in the field it would be too much to declare him “the greatest.” (100%, 25 Votes) Yes, how can there be any doubt? (0%, 0 Votes) Total Voters: 25 So, a lot of agreement that Prof. Vermes is an excellent scholar, but not […]

Where I’m At

Today I am at the 2008 Teaching and Learning with Technology Symposium, Penn State. My twits will post tonight and you can get a sense of what went on. My brother presented a paper this morning and I am sure the podcast will go up later. About the Symposium Welcome to the 2008 Teaching and Learning with Technology Symposium. This year’s theme, “The Collaborative Campus and the Culture of Teaching and Learning“, will highlight stories […]

Earning potential

So, what career would you like? I think that some of the salaries below are commensurate with the work load and responsibility. Presidential pay is again causing a ruckus with the hiring of Mark G. Yudof, the University of California%u2019s new president, who will earn $828,000 in a job that is among the most difficult in higher education. But how do college presidents stack up to other hotshots when it comes to compensation?The Chronicle conducted […]

Futurist Friday: Wireless Charging

This new feature will establish me as a futurist, one who extrapolates from current trends and practices and then leaps with abandon to postulate what will be. There are already technologies that allow for charging devices without the need of cords, but in the future our electronic devices will be able to draw their charge from the air, just as today with are able to have wireless internet access. There will be “charge points” and […]