Open up a Powerpoint or Prezi show on the Internet and it is likely packed with text and images copied from others: no quotation marks and no image attributions. Really kind of shameful, but not surprising — kids learn this … Continue reading
Author Archives: Colin Purrington
This post is for public school principals and superintendents — people who are in a position to set broad educational policies and to rally teachers, staff, and students to achieve those goals. Here’s my plea: ask your teachers to use quotation … Continue reading
A photograph I took of Eastern skunk cabbage appears on the cover of the Winter 2014 edition of The Conservationist. If you want to know more about the photograph, my original post is here.
Too funny to pass by without taking a photograph. And, for the record, the treadmill (or, Treadmill) seems to be permanently stuck on a slight incline. From my gym.
Anyone have the latest program announcement from The Consortium for Plant Biotechnology Research? The title is “Bioenergy and Biomass Conversion From Plant-Based Research to Prototype Bio-Materials.” I’m hugely curious to know whether they have deleted the appendix on poster design … Continue reading