New ARC site is up!
My new website on the JFK Assassination Records Collection is now up at jfkarc.info. Stop on by!
Author Archives: Robert
Whoops! Almost forgot to put up my annual summer break post! The grades are in, now go relax. I’m revising a book, so no breaks for me. I am still on campus this summer, if you see us out for … Continue reading
Today is the last day of finals week, congratulations to everyone for making it through a challenging semester. The last four or five weeks online were especially challenging for me, hopefully my online-teaching skills are now considerably sharper than they … Continue reading
My standard text editor is Vim (now 8.X). When Vim is set up correctly for my language environment, it is a reliable workhorse that does pretty much what I want. However, there is one glitch I have run across more … Continue reading
A big thanks to my Chi Nan students for their enthusiastic participation in our first week of online classes. And an even bigger thanks to my TA Hsin-yi for her help in setting up the Big Blue Button on Moodle … Continue reading
A new computer running windows 10 and lots of updated software, what more can you ask for? A bottle of aspirin to go with it. The headache today is perhaps not the fault of windows 10. It is due to … Continue reading
My old computer (5+ years) now shuts down without any warning every 5 to 20 minutes. There may be a fix for this, but I have decided to bite the bullet and get a whole new system. The old system … Continue reading
Hope all my Chi Nan students had a good break and have signed up for the classes you need. Make sure you add before the deadline! It was a busy week for me, I’m still setting up the moodle pages … Continue reading
[I will continue adding links to this post as I find relevant material on-line.] This is a post about an unusual controversy in the United States over the use of the Chinese language in teaching. The controversy occurred at the … Continue reading
At last an update, just in time for the beginning of the new semester! Welcome here to the new students, welcome back to the old.