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Practical Creativity

by Mai Thuong, DLINQ Intern For my summer internship with DLINQ, I tried to learn more about digital fluency through team and personal inquiries. For team inquiries, through different prompts related to a digital awareness, I was encouraged to explore …

Privacy in an Invasive World

by Gary Soza, DLINQ Intern In my personal inquiry, Privacy in a Digital World, I explored how privacy needs have become increasingly more important in our lives and made recommendations for useful resources for the uninitiated. I created a WordPress si…

Whiteboard Choices in a Hyflex Classroom

Trying to find a good way to use whiteboards in a hyflex classroom is a common concern. There are a variety of ways to address this depending on the specific problem you’re trying to solve. Below you’ll find some common scenarios with advice on how to …

Interviewing the Stakeholders for Sea Level Rise Planning

After many hours of planning, writing, editing, scheduling, and emailing (not to mention an endless amount of Zoom calls), I have finally wrapped up interviewing key stakeholder groups involved in sea level rise planning and mitigation within the Humboldt Bay region. Our final interview was a conversation with representatives of the grant funder for our […]

Communicate the wins!

We are halfway done! My internship with WWF started with a project in participatory processes in Peruvian fisheries and continued with work on the communications team. With the help of other team members on the communications team, I interviewed partners at various Fishery In Progress projects around the world to discuss their wins! This was […]

Preparing to Teach Hyflex Classes

What Do We Need to Know About Hyflex? Hyflex is a specific approach, but has become almost a catch-all phrase for all approaches that have some combination of in-person and online teaching. The term Hyflex connotes hybridity (a mixture of in-person and…

BEST PRACTICES FOR DIGITAL GRADING

We at DLINQ are sometimes asked about options and best practices for electronically sharing grades with students. While a range of options exist in the digital ecosphere, it’s important to keep data privacy and security in mind, including FERPA rules, …

High Seas Storytelling

My fellowship with Coral Reefs of the High Seas reached an important milestone yesterday, we officially submitted our paper to the journal Marine Policy! The paper focused on the many cultural and maritime uses of the Salas y Gomez and Nazca Ridges between coastal Chile and Rapa Nui to provide further evidence that this area […]

Fisheries Research in Utila

It’s been an action-packed month since my last post. I’ve been on more lionfish hunts, finished reviewing surveys for a fisheries research project with my colleague, and I’m 2 days shy of completing my divemaster certification! I’ve also developed a deeper understanding of the Whale Shark and Oceanic Research Center (WSORC) and how some of […]

A National Campaign

The work I’ve been doing with the Inland Ocean Coalition has had a national perspective from the moment we began developing their Watershed Health Program. My recent move from Louisiana to California and a roll call of committee members from Washington, Wyoming, Colorado, Texas, Arizona, and other states truly reflects the IOC’s emphasis on nationwide […]

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