Yearly Archives: 2014

The American House fire in downtown Burlington, December 1906

On a bitter cold December morning in 1906, crowds gathered at the corner of Main and St. Paul Streets as a catastrophic fire swept through Burlington’s premier hotel, the American House. Local photographer B. Benton Barker rushed over from his studio and home on College Street to capture the scene. He soon published his images […]

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Inaugural Ugly Sweater Contest – Judging starts Monday, December 8th at 3pm!

The Inaugural Ugly Sweater Contest Hosted by the Champlain College Library In-person competition: Monday, December 8th, 2014 3:00-3:45pm, outside of the Tower Room on the 1st floor If you can’t make it, compete online! Submit a photo of you in your ugly sweater by tweeting @champlib with #champsweater or post to our Champlain College Library […]

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Pres. Laackman’s Meaningful Books List

Did you miss President Laackman’s book talk? Here are his choices: Thucydides – Peloponnesian War Jane Austen – Persuasion Mark Helprin – Winter’s Tale Neal Stephenson – The Diamond Age Stephen Covey – Seven Habits of Highly Effective People Thomas Neff – You’re In Charge – Now What? David Eggers – Hologram for the King […]

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Open Educational Resources

In yesterday’s post, Mike Lange discussed his experiences with open access publication. There is another set of open access information available for faculty: open educational resources. What is an Open Educational Resource (OER)? An open educational resource (OER for short) is a curriculum item that is freely available for use. In general, it is released […]

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