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Tag Archive: Web 2.0

May 10

How Can Science Embrace Web 2.0: A Response to Rudy Baum


(This post is in response to the May 10 editorial in C&E News.  For the response to the April 19 editorial, click here) First, I want to thank Rudy Baum, editor-in-chief of C&E News, for taking the time to respond to my commentary.  I know he probably has other issues he’d rather talk about on …

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Apr 20

Is Chemistry Incompatible with Web 2.0?


(This post is in response to the April 19 editorial in C&E News.  For the response to the May 10 editorial, click here) A recent ChemJobber post notes that C&E News Editor-in-Chief Rudy Baum‘s editorials sometimes have a tendency to approach the controversial – and sometimes the purely political.  I wanted to discuss this weeks …

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Oct 14

Web 2.0: In the Classroom?


I went to a workshop a while ago under the title of Teaching During Budgetary Crises.  Among the topics covered were alternative teaching methods and free or inexpensive methods of interacting with your students other than traditional the 50 minute lecture. We were given a list of a variety of web 2.0 platforms and suggested …

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