- Managing your Digital Identity
- Good article articulating why you need to do this before facebook or something else does it for you
- The Ins and Outs of a Professional Academic Website
- A guest post from The Professor Is In. It is a little dated, but makes some very important points and includes useful resources.
- Chronicle of Higher Education Article on Digital Identities
- Repository of Teaching Materials designed by CUNY Linguistics GTF & Adjuncts for the classes we have taught.
- CUNY Academic Commons Wiki:
- Great source of resources, pros and cons of each. Best for early stages of planning a class or looking for a design improvement – can be a bit overwhelming if just looking for a quick fix.
- CUNY Academic Commons
- Resource for you to connect with other GC students. Make as many blog/webpages as you would like (this is a great format for hosting course materials if you opt out of blackboard)
- Good for student blog projects.
- WordPress Part 1 & WordPress Part 2
- Blogger aka Blogspot
- Owned by Google. Many students are immediately comfortable with the interface and can create webpages and wiki-type spaces. Everyone can be added, making contribution easy.
- Blogger adding Authors
- The free version allows you to record videos, put audio to slides, and host classes
- By far the most popular tool for detecting plagiarism. Students upload their papers and turnitin.com reports back to you if there is a high chance it has been plagiarized.
- Note: Your campus may use something different than this. Email the librarians, they will know!
Citation Managements & Research Tools for Students
- Free, open source and allows for collaboration & sharing.
- Zotero’s Tutorial Short Handout Very Long & Thorough Handout
- Google Scholar
- Working Definition of Digital Literacy for College Students
- Roadmap to Increase Student Digital Literacy
- Is School Enough?
Resources for Linguistics
- A resource for all things related to linguistics
- Language Log
- Invaluable tool for data and interesting points and topics to use in class. Great set for SQUIB ideas, points of interest, and resources to keep students connected with Linguistics in the world.
Multimedia in the Classroom
- TED: Three Ways to Speak English: Jamila Lysicott
- Extremely powerful, I use it in every course
- Ted Talks on Language
- The danger of a Single Story
- Interview with Labov (20 mins)
- RSA Animate – Language as a Window into Human Nature
- Ted Talk Keith Chen
- American Tongues (movie)
- The Language Game (movie)