public marks

PUBLIC MARKS from jlesage with tags education & usability

December 2006

Proceedings of the Athanasius Kircher Society

by 2 others
"Our interests extend to the wondrous, the curious, the singular, the esoteric, the arcane, and the sometimes hazy frontier between the plausible and the implausible." a whacky collection

November 2006

Morgans Office :: | Office / HomePage

very interestingly designed home page of rhetoric teacher, in the form of a wkik; lots of discussion of teaching, new media, softeware

Design Observer: writings about design & culture

by 1 other
very well written blog; as I have commented before, knowing about space and place is crucial for thoughtful mediamakers

Lifehacker, the Productivity and Software Guide

by 79 others
blog; always something interesting here about software or web sites that could be useful

Category D: A Film and Media Studies Blog: The Intro Textbook: A Comparison

an entry in a film blog that I like that compares and contrasts the Film 101 textbooks commonly used

Visual thinking school on Squidoo

by 1 other
basic concepts broken down into useful small steps, with many visual examples to guide process. Web 2.0 in that it provides for interaction and author's introduction to sections.

Fifty Ways to Take Notes

by 31 others
both online and offline, include clippings or your own musings or both Our Mission

At we have freeware for blindness and visual impairment special needs throughout the world. It is free only to individual blind people for their personal use at home: it is not free to organisations.

Four Nets for Better Searching

how to best use Google's advanced search feature; spend less time getting better results


by 1 other
Judy O'Connell, heyjude, also has a wonderful site; this is her blog. All things Web 2.0, especially as related to education.

Solution Watch - Your descriptive source of solutions

by 14 others, 1 comment
"reviewing and providing in-depth walkthroughs of today’s best products and services"; valuable because of plethora of new Web 2.0 software; explanation of how to use it gives clues as to if you would want to try new software.

October 2006

Anxious Libraries

wonderfully designed hypertext project on what libraries might mean today, with all those books few people read; a model of a hypertext exploration of an important intellectual topic

June 2006