Scribe Story: Demystifying biology with “pen lectures”

Rachel Simons is an adjunct professor at the University of Southern Maine.  She teaches biology, anatomy and physiology – subjects that involve lots of complex diagrams and vocabulary.  In other words, subjects that are ideal for pencasts.  Rachel calls them “pen lectures,” which she makes and posts for her students as a supplement to class…

It’s Getting Cloudy

What do the words “personal cloud” mean to you? Do they conjure up images of Pig-Pen and his ever-present dust cloud; or does your mind immediately turn to Apple’s sleek iCloud or perhaps the indispensible Evernote service? Either way, we bet you’d agree that during the past five years, “cloud computing” has proven to be…