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How-To Shakespeare: A Guide to Everyone’s Favorite Bard

You might think I’m biased towards Shakespeare because I’m a former English major, but I’ll tell you a secret: I was not a fan when I was in high school.  In fact, I dreaded reading his works, mainly because they were blown over with little care given to biographical context, honoring students’ individual interpretations, or […]

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5 Lynda.com Courses You Didn’t Know You Needed

Have you used Lynda.com before?  If not, prepare yourself – it’s a tad addictive. I was lucky enough to be introduced to Lynda during my undergraduate studies at the University of Illinois (courtesy of our generous library system, of course.  Yay libraries!)  I used it primarily to learn web development skills like HTML/CSS, accessibility coding, […]

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