The golden age of movie critics – Roger Ebert’s Journal

Roger Ebert recently posted this thoughtful essay, which is ostensibly about film criticism, but is also about how an intellectual activity benefits culture at large when the talented amateurs get access to power that was once the privilege of elite professionals. Another thing not everybody knows is that some of the best critical writing on the web can found in seemingly specialist sites, devoted to science fiction, film noir, animation,…

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If you wish to receive an IPad, please indicate the course(s) you will try to use the iPad in to enhance the learning experience

A form I just got from the Academic Affairs office, as part of Seton Hill University’s plan to provide iPads to its faculty (along with all full-time students).  This is just my roughest first draft.  What do you think? What would you do with iPads in the classroom?                  If you wish to receive an IPad, please indicate the course(s) you will try to use the iPad in…