Below is our classroom, a mashup of technology, pedagogy, and the humanities. A Twitter timeline captures our avatars and conversations. A blogroll takes the attendance and assignments. Bookmark this page and class is just a click away, any time of the day, from any point in the world.
You can also search for the hashtag #506iv with various software apps for your desktop, tablet, and smartphone including Twitterrific, Hootsuite, and Tweetdeck. Utilize the #506iv hashtag yourself, and you can participate.
Whether you are a freelancer who can check in throughout the day or someone working two jobs and offline for much of the week, class is always here, a waiting audience and semester-long question: “Can you engage us with your words alone?”
This is the new classroom: