Sunday class time was 9am-3pm with time for a carried in lunch. we chatted a whole lot more about the whole experience and talked about future Institutes in Denton. We will spend weekends in Texas: August October December January 2005 will have fewer meetings and more online stuff. The last […]
Day Two was spent in class with Dr. O’Connor. IMLS 6000, the introductory Info Science course, is an overview of the studylife of a doctoral student. We discussed the nature of information, definitions of what information is (and yes, a digital file of a Fleetwood Mac song is information…) and […]
What a great group of folks! Dr. Brian O’Connor is with us in this shot!
I’m in Texas…pursuing the PhD! What a weekend!
We spent all day in class and the evening at a dinner at Dr. Hastings house — which was fab! I will write more tomorrow! Must….sleep….
Here’s our afternoon’s focus: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Information_entropy
It was a whirlwind. I was exhausted by the time I came back to my room. I went downstairs before our set 3pm meeting time and there were members of the cohort everywhere – checking in, hanging out in the lobby, and swimming in the hotel pool. It was nice […]
We will meet and greet in just a few hours, but to get a good grip I’m “meeting” the facuilty via their Video greetings. I like this a lot. Could libraries do such a thing? Videos of greeting from various folks like the director or Head Librarian? http://www.unt.edu/slis/people/faculty/index.htm
I’m at the Denton, Texas Hampton Inn… a nice room in a nice place. I drove around the campus of UNT this am. They are closed up for Ronald Reagan’s funeral today. This has been a difficult time. I haven’t taken on such a life change like this since my […]
It is 4:47am and I’m leaving for the airport. I’ll be in Dallas by early afternoon and on my way to Denton to meet the cohort and begin the PhD. Please wish me luck and watch for posts about what is shaping up to be a rigorous weekend of class, […]