ELIS Currency

In this video, we start to explore the C.R.A.P. Test for evaluating information in an online environment. Currency is the first part of the test we will explore and it looks at WHEN information was created. This is the fourth video in the Everyday Life Information Seeking Series. Link to the … Read more

ELIS Introductory Video

This is the introductory video for the Everyday Life Information Seeking (ELIS) series that attempts to help users understand their role in the online information environment. This is the first video in the Everyday Life Information Seeking Series. Link to video transcript. Discussion Take a moment to reflect on the quote … Read more

The 8 Bit Experiment: a place for digital play

A discussion that continues to emerge in my time in academia is how can we support digital learning. Many institutions support faculty and staff by giving them digital space on their servers to host websites, blogs, etc. Unfortunately, that isn’t the case at our institution. So I started exploring my … Read more

ChatGPT: Clever, but not infallible

As I explored the capabilities of ChatGPT, I put it to the test by tasking it with generating an annotated bibliography entry for a well-known work, Paulo Freire’s “Pedagogy of the Oppressed“. To my surprise, it delivered a satisfactory entry in just 20 seconds. However, I decided to challenge ChatGPT … Read more