“Appreciative Inquiry (AI), a process that replaces classic problem-based analysis of institutional deficiencies with large-scale collaborative exploration of what is working well within an organization.” (para 6)
After the demise of the Soviet Union in 1991, it became easier for citizens in those parts of the world to communicate with those of us in the West. My own ancestors came from that part of the world and it was at around this time my family in Canada began to learn more about … Read more
The thing that makes Zotero great is the citation plug-in that can be used in NeoOffice. Any item I’ve saved from my online research using Zotero in Firefox is immediately available through the Zotero citation and bibliography toolbar in NeoOffice. I can select from a number of desired citation styles — in my case it’s … Read more
This article describes the author’s setup for creating incremental backups from a MacBook Pro laptop computer to external USB hard drives. The main software used in this setup is a program called rsnapshot. These instructions are based on using Mac OS X but they may be adapted for use on GNU/Linux or other UNIX-like operating … Read more
In their research, Fallon and Watts (2001) consider how best to make use of portfolios as learning assessment instruments and how they may be of value to education.