Here is an article from Samantha McCready at The Brunswickan, the UNBF student paper: “We have a voice and we can be heard”: Why the student vote matters” (Oct. 10, 2019). And here is Elections Canada information about voting: how to make sure you are registered, how to vote if you are away from home, … More PSA: Vote!
This is a general reminder that the presentations are to be accompanied by either a blog post or a handout that outlines your presentation and lists resources on your topic. For further details, check the posted assignment. [Image: Leverian Collection, Wikimedia]
On Wednesday, the 25th, members of the SJ public library staff will be visiting the HWK Commons from 10.30 am till 1.30 pm to give students the opportunity to register for a public library card. As you probably know, cards are free to any resident of New Brunswick and allow holders to access hundreds of thousands of books and other items available at … More PSA: SJ Free Public Library
We are now officially in HH231, the room we commandeered last week. See you there!
The due dates for your short position papers have been added to the schedule, and the description of the first paper has been posted. You can post questions or comments here, or save them for class. [Image: Wangensteen Historical Library of Biology and Medicine]
One of you just emailed to ask in more detail about my expectations for the presentations. First, of course, read the full description of the assignment. But this is more or less what I wrote back: A lot of students use PPT or other types of software for their presentations, but some do it old … More On the presentations
Thanks to all who have sent their blog URLs and presentation choices. If you have sent them and they are not listed in the blogroll in the sidebar to the right, or on the schedule, respectively, please drop me a line. If you haven’t sent them, well, get a move on! Contact me with any difficulties or … More Blogs & presentations
Here is a note from Dr. Sandra Bell, the English Coordinator, to all upper-level English students: [Image: William Clark, Receipt book for officer and soldier’s certificates, Illinois Grant, 1784, Library of Congress via picryl.com]
We have been relocated to a different classroom: HH225. See you there!
As you prepare for the coming term, you might consider adding some notebooks and writing implements to your list. There has been considerable research to indicate that the human brain processes information differently depending on whether we type it or write (or print) it by hand: Taking notes on laptops rather than in longhand is … More Perhaps consider