Faculty Academy 2010

The Many Faces of UMW Blogs

Three years into UMW Blogs, this presentation will explore innovative uses, case studies, and, hopefully, seed ideas for future publishing projects.

Student Publishers

Looking at ongoing experiments with the Practices in Literary Publishing course as well as the Creative Writing Workshop (a.k.a Ethershop), this presentation will examine the emerging reality that our students at UMW are increasingly becoming publishers read widely on the open web.  And the fact raises some interesting questions about how we think through theRead More…

The Bullet Fires Online: The Story Behind the Story

How the Bullet, the University of Mary Washington student newspaper, transformed from a barely noticed Web site to one that quickly generated over 19,000 visits and more than 10,000 new visitors in the spring semester alone. We’ll look at the transition—complete with snafus— and discuss how student publications are gaining a voice in the futureRead More…