universal design in education

Some people in higher education don’t get universal design, especially when creating curriculum or web sites. UD isn’t about the branding or style. And it isn’t about accommodation or creating content for the lowest common denominator student (a phrase that borders on insulting to those students who are left out when universal design isn’t practiced). […]

i feel mature.

this is my third sxsw. i’m a veteran. i’ve tried thinking about what i am here to do. yes, it’s always been a place where i refresh my professional side. i learn all the things that i should be focusing on for the next year. that’s still going to happen. but this year seems different. […]

September 25, 2002

… we don’t know what the next President’s gonna face. And if we choose someone with vision, someone with guts, someone with gravitas, who’s connected to other people’s lives, and cares about making them better… if we choose someone to inspire us, then we’ll be able to face what comes our way and achieve things… […]


From a discussion with my team lead: The Policy Do the right thing. If you need to do the wrong thing for the right reasons, you are in fact required to do so (see 1).


From our director of Purchasing: DO NOT CREATE ANY REQUISITIONS ON MONDAY JUNE 30. Any requisition created on June 30 will be canceled by Purchasing and you will need to recreate it on July 1 with new year funds and your name will be removed from the book of life.


Gravatars – Globally Recognized Avatars – may be the coolest thing since MU*s. Yes, I’m showing my age. I was a text-only geek. It’s how I learned to roleplay. It’s how I learned to program/code. It’s how I had my first social-networking interaction via the internet. This was back in the day when people were […]