Info Literacy Learning Community – Week 5 Newsletter

People walking across a street crosswalk in a large city.
I’ve converted the curriculum for the fifth (and final) week of this info literacy learning community into this newsletter covering the people facing issues from all the topics we’ve studied. This post is divided into three sections that you can review and study at your leisure during the week. Background During our time together, we’ve explored many issues involving […]

Info Literacy Learning Community – Week 3 Newsletter

Two butterflies next to each other on adjacent flowers.
I’ve converted the curriculum for the third week of this info literacy learning community covering social media into this newsletter. This post is divided into three sections that you can review and study at your leisure this week. Background Social media is an ever-changing landscape of expression, connections, influence, and manipulation. In fact, this week, Twitter has decided to crack […]

From Faraday to Facebook: The Life and Influences of a Faithful Scientist

I wrote this paper during my undergraduate spring 2012 semester. It was of my favorite projects during my early academic career. Although I am republishing this work (with a creative commons license), I have not altered the original essay besides formatting. (Fun fact: this paper was written entirely on my iPad 2 at the time.) … Continue reading From Faraday to Facebook: The Life and Influences of a Faithful Scientist