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Laboring Wikipedia

Or, How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Work with Wikipedia Last spring I finally made the leap.  Like many other college instructors, I’ve found the traditional term paper a less-than-inspiring exercise.  Students, infamously, do not read a professor’s comments … Continue reading

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Spring Comes to L.A.

The winter quarter is winding down at UCLA, the libraries are full, and the professors scrambling to get ready for spring.  Yes, including me.  I’ll be teaching a digital history class titled “History, Now! Digital Media, Social Crisis, Historical Perspectives.”  … Continue reading

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When common sense becomes ideology

Wow, things are moving fast.  Bankruptcy, bailout, crash, crisis.  Hard to keep up. We’re back in the classroom and, among other things, I’m team teaching a large lecture class on “Work, Labor, and Social Justice in the U.S.”  My colleagues … Continue reading

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