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Assignment 2: A Personal Cyberinfrastructure. Read Gardner Campbell’s short article titled “A Personal Cyberinfrastructure.”

Assignment 2: A Personal Cyberinfrastructure

Additionally, you will need watch Professor Campbell’s presentation on the topic at the 2009 Open Education Conference called “No More Digital Facelifts: Thinking the Unthinkable About Open Educational Experiences.” The article and the presentation will serve as a theoretical and practical framework for the work we will be doing over the next 15 weeks, so please take the time to read and watch both carefully—and then blog your response. Tag this assignment “Assignment2″ (no quotes). IdeaPaint: Turn Your Entire Office Into a Whiteboard. Why didn't you think of this?

IdeaPaint: Turn Your Entire Office Into a Whiteboard

John Goscha, at the ripe old age of 25 ditched a job offer at Goldman Sachs, and instead began marketing IdeaPaint, which is simply a paint that turns any paintable surface into a dry-erase board. The benefit--besides being able to brainstorm on almost every inch of your office--is that the paint is half the cost of whiteboard and better-performing--you can leave marks up indefinitely, and they won't stain the wall.

Of course, it takes a bit of time--you may have to sand the wall and prime it--but one other benefit is that you're not incurring all the carbon involved in manufacturing and shipping a whiteboard. [Inc. via Dieline] I Write Like. Approaches to writing poetry. Writing Forums - Writing Contests, Creative Writing, Writing Help, Writing Tips, Ezine, Bookstore, Publishers, Agents, Author Interviews and More! 37 Ways to Write Poetry. Whether you write about lobsters or your love life, you have probably gotten tired of the style of writing you've been working with or you simply want to write better.

37 Ways to Write Poetry

Why not try something new? This list of 37 different ways to write your poetry is here to help you. And if you don't like it, simply check out our list of different poetry styles for a comprehensive list of poetry types to try. Ok, I'm done sounding like a salesman. However, I know exactly what not knowing what to write about feels like. Why not try it for your self? Ways to write good poetry 1. Use elements of poetry 20. Use the five senses 25.


Love letters. Poem: The Cremation of Sam McGee (an abnormal way of getting warm in the freezing conditions of a Canadian winter as expressed by Robert Service) By Robert W. Service There are strange things done in the midnight sun By the men who moil for gold; The Arctic trails have their secret tales That would make your blood run cold; The Northern Lights have seen queer sights, But the queerest they ever did see Was that night on the marge of Lake Lebarge I cremated Sam McGee.

Now Sam McGee was from Tennessee, where the cotton blooms and blows. On a Christmas Day we were mushing our way over the Dawson trail. And that very night, as we lay packed tight in our robes beneath the snow, And the dogs were fed, and the stars o’erhead were dancing heel and toe, He turned to me, and “Cap,” says he, “I’ll cash in this trip, I guess; And if I do, I’m asking that you won’t refuse my last request.” Well, he seemed so low that I couldn’t say no; then he says with a sort of moan: “It’s the cursed cold, and it’s got right hold till I’m chilled clean through to the bone. RhymeZone rhyming dictionary and thesaurus.

51 Types of Poetry - All Different Forms. This article contains the many different poem types.

51 Types of Poetry - All Different Forms

These include all known (at least to my research) forms that poems may take. If you wish to read more about poetry, these articles might interest you: poetry technique and poetry definition. A poem that has five lines and creates a mood, picture, or feeling. Lines 1 through 4 are made up of words, phrases or clauses while the first word of each line is in alphabetical order. Line 5 is one sentence long and begins with any letter. Acrostic Poetry that certain letters, usually the first in each line form a word or message when read in a sequence.

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37 Ways to Write Poetry.