Month: September 2010

Czweet of the Day from 2010-09-30

"many enterprise IT decisionmakers acknowledge that the world is changing-but deny that they are part of that same world" http://j.mp/9jGTOd # Roman Jakobson: "Languages differ essentially in what they must convey and not in what they may convey." http://j.mp/9RALAC #ellchat…

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Czweet of the Day from 2010-09-29

Installed IE9 beta and got asked to restart my system. So nothing's really changed! Microsoft up to its old nonsense. #edtech # Should we rename psychology to undergrad psychology? http://ow.ly/1qXnQc # Better but still needs work: More tools for viewing…

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Czweet of the Day from 2010-09-29

Installed IE9 beta and got asked to restart my system. So nothing's really changed! Microsoft up to its old nonsense. #edtech # Should we rename psychology to undergrad psychology? http://ow.ly/1qXnQc # Better but still needs work: More tools for viewing…

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Czweet of the Day from 2010-09-28

Semanticians take note! "Not everyone has an equal say in determining what words mean." http://ow.ly/1qWNUT #engchat # Essential for linguists, teachers, learners: "Not everyone has an equal say in determining what words mean." http://j.mp/c5vb0f #engchat # Studying Chinese history is…

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Czweet of the Day from 2010-09-27

"Lexical chunks may've entered the house of language teaching..but they shouldn't be given the run of the place" http://j.mp/aFIlJN #ellchat # Linguistic research via cartoon http://j.mp/ba4NVM #engchat via @languagelog and #nsfw # Now I know what I want for Christmas:…

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Tweekly Summary from 2010-09-26

Arrington: "the kind of person who wants to increase his […] success by getting a masters degree isn’t an entrepreneur" http://j.mp/curhXR # "Many of us buy into the falsehood that unless you are an ambilingual you are not a bilingual."…

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Czweet of the Day from 2010-09-25

"Many of us buy into the falsehood that unless you are an ambilingual you are not a bilingual." http://j.mp/aqjQ3h # As detailed an argument in favor of Moodle over Blackboard as can be made: http://j.mp/dAB3qe VLE world take notice. #edtech…

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Czweet of the Day from 2010-09-24

Frederick Jelinek, Czech-born pioneer of speech recognition, remembered and missed by many, including this NYT obituary: http://j.mp/b8NJEc # Edwired: Teaching a large class having students generating questions and using books as resources: http://j.mp/aE8WD6 #

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Czweet of the Day from 2010-09-23

@opensourcerer Learning to drive should be the minimum unit of effort for learning anything worthwhile. #edchat # At long last: Kindle for Android Adds Highlighting, Notes, and Voice Search http://j.mp/ap0FEG #edtech # RT @ToddAHoffman: School leader promotes Twitter as communication…

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