Canvas data and academic integrity

Another entry in my I-guess-other-people-might-have-to-write-something-like-this series of posts . . . The following is my initial attempt to contextualize Canvas data should it be requested in academic integrity investigations. This is my own opinion and doesn’t represent any place I might or might not work.<footnote>See how vague that sentence is? That means it’s basically a […]

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Weekly Web Harvest for 2024-04-14

t.30=Ovipares et Serpens t.1 (1788) – Histoire naturelle, ge?ne?rale et particulie?re – Biodiversity Heritage Library AI isn’t useless. But is it worth it?Some are surprised when they discover I don’t think blockchains are useless, either. Like so many technologies, blockchains are designed to prioritize a few specific characteristics (coordination among parties who don’t trust one […]

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Extracting data using regexextract in Google Sheets

One of our tools has usage data that ends up being three items on one line. Each line of data is something like this 1. email@middlebury.edu 123. The first number doesn’t matter. I want the email address and the last number (which indicates usage hours). In the old days, I’d have rigged something together using […]

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Workshops, speakers, energy, and flow

Way back in the dawn of time (2009), I was more tightly integrated into a unit that was more focused on staff development writ large. We had experiences, trainings, and professional growth.I’ve thought about those three categories of offerings quite a bit since then. With some slight tweaks, I feel like they apply well to […]

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On the Fly Data Validation Values in Google Script

I’m helping the School in France do some payment logging. We have five different activity types with different payment increment rules . . . so if you’re teaching a class you have a minimum of 90 mins, a minimum step of 30, and a max of 150 mins. For Tutoring it’s 15 minute minimum, 15 […]

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Weekly Web Harvest for 2024-03-31

AI bots hallucinate software packages and devs download them • The RegisterSeveral big businesses have published source code that incorporates a software package previously hallucinated by generative AI. Not only that but someone, having spotted this reoccurring hallucination, had turned that made-up dependency into a real one, which was subsequently downloaded and installed thousands of […]

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