Last Friday we pushed an update to Pressible that created a new set of options to connect Twitter, Facebook, and a TC affiliation to a Pressible site. The post on the Pressible root site outlines the how to's. These features arose from a user request and we worked to define and develop how the badges would function. We played with the idea of creating the option to link these services to individual user accounts, which we already do with Twitter, but wanted to see what the reception and use of the features...
Hui Soo Chae and Brian Hughes are presenting at Nancy Striem's TC course on entrepreneurship and education today. We asked the class to comment here on the question: What kind of ideas do you have for and/or about the library and how it supports (or can support) entrepreneurship?
I'm excited to have the chance to visit a Teachers College class today (ORLA 4501: Entrepreneurship and Education) and discuss Pressible and related communications strategies.
Pressible is a publishing platform developed (and currently hosted) by the Gottesman Libraries at Teachers College. Here are some things individuals and groups can do with Pressible:
Publish! (share written work and media; see examples)
I was browsing our site analytics today and I thought it'd be fun to share a little snippet of data. Here is a table with information on pageviews over the past month (12/14/2010 to 1/13/2011), by author:
Now, our Pressible publishing project isn't a contest, but... it's kind of f...
If you're interested in hearing about the process of developing Pressible, make your way down to Baruch College's "vertical campus" this weekend. Eric Buth and Patrick Carey will be discussing Pressible at Wordcamp on Saturday. Check back soon for details about their presentation!
This video features the work of Lalitha Vasudevan and her paper, "Performing New Geographies of Literacy Teaching and Learning." The paper focuses on the literacies and digitally mediated lives of youth, and was published in the July 2009 issue of English Education.
The video's production and publication is supported by the Strage Junior Faculty Prize. The Prize was es...
The Pressible Team has been asked why Pressible doesn't allow for more Page-creation options. For example, the following issues have been raised by a Pressible User (who is an author and also a site administrator):
Information in Posts get buried beneath other Posts
A Post doesn't feel like a "landing page"
A Page could be visible on the header, then deactivated so it was hidden.
The author is looking for a special way to put content on the web.
Some vintage postcards depicting Teachers College many moons ago were unearthed from some crevice of the 5th Floor and landed on my desk Monday morning. I wanted to share them here, as well as on Pocket Knowledge, TC's digital archive. I love th...
Last year we were lucky to have four talented artists join the EdLab for its Digital Art Residency 2009.Jeff Goldenson, Dan Torop, Dan Paluska, and Christina Kral explored intersections of art, education, and libraries with us last summer, to magnificent effect. Check out the result of their explorationsh...