Anne Phifer

Anne Phifer - I am an all-around geek girl, interested in education, technology, media, rhetoric, and the amazing ways they work together. Here at A&M-Commerce, I provide technical support for our Learning Management System and teach First Year Composition classes in the English department. My goals are to one day: write a novel, have "PhD" behind my name, take over the world, cook a perfect steak, and get through every Star Trek episode ever released. Anne Phifer | Educational Technology Developer Center for Faculty Excellence & Innovation | Academic Affairs Anne.Phifer@tamuc.edu P.O. Box 3011 | Commerce, Tx 75429-3011 Tel. 903.468.3269 | Fax 903.886.5991| www.tamuc.edu Texas A&M University-Commerce

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Progress Blog #1 : Composition in a Digital Age

This fall semester, I’m doing something new with my online composition classes. It’s something I’m not really sure they are going to like. It’s something I’m not sure I’m going to like either. But that’s sort of the point of humanities education, right? Trying to communicate in new and more profound ways the various experiences …

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Textbook Publishers and Learning Management Systems: Do We Even Want Them to Get Along?

An article in The Chronicle posted last month online, “Textbook Publishers Push to Provide Full Learning Experience,” posed an interesting question about the future of online teaching and learning: how immersive do we truly want our technology systems to be? It is not a jump to say that, technologically, products which are designed to work …

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