Michael Wesch dust-up

A few weeks ago I

highlighted some videos made by Michael Wesch

and his students at Kansas

State University. If you haven't seen them, I encourage you to do so.


Warlick liked

A Vision of Students Today. Gary

Stager didn't

. And Michael was stirred to make a


. The comments on all three blog posts are informative and


The great part of the Web, of course, is that it makes all of this

conversation public, transparent, open to participation by others, and, dare I

say, even possible. Sure, before the Internet and blogs existed, Michael, David,

and Gary could have exchanged thoughts about Michael's work via mail or e-mail.

But this is more powerful (and much more fun).

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