Why the iSchool?

The primary reason I decided to joined the faculty at UIUC’s School of Information Sciences was the incredible colleagues I would have the chance to work with—so many of whom...

Imagine a Class in 400 Years

Yesterday I posted on Twitter “Sometimes the central message of my classes is simply “technology” ≠ “internet technologies.” Sometimes the central message of my classes is simply...

Tips for Classroom Discord

Why Use Discord in the Classroom? Before the fall semester I asked teachers on Twitter to tell me about their experiences with Discord in the classroom. My goals...

Building a (Better) Book Student Project Demos - Fall 2020

This fall I taught a mostly-remote version of one of my favorite classes, the honors seminar “Building a (Better) Book” (BBB). You can read more about the class...

Speculative Bibliography Article in Anglia

Thanks to the efforts of issue editor Daniel Stein, my article on “Speculative Bibliography” is now available open-access in the latest issue of Anglia. This article makes a version...