Use the Google Search box to locate specific segments of the
Ravenel Bridge building story.
An Outline of a Presentation of the new Cooper River Bridge construction story
These photos reflect different aspects of the construction of the
new Cooper River Bridge. As I look over all the images, I am finding
different ways to arrange them. Here are some time sequences as seen from
the pier adjoining the IMAX theater and adjacent to the S.C. Aquarium.
As many of you know, I am exploring
ways that we encourage and manage learning in our Internet
connected society. While many of us understand that learning requires
repetition, we overlook the other side of the coin: that infrequently used
learned material leads to forgetting. Many of our K-12 and university faculty
seem to ignore the the biological forgetting process and forge ahead
presenting new knowledge that most of us will never use after the examination.
Google and the Internet are a way out of this situation and are equivalent
to a memory extension. (As an exercise, look at a very interesting essay:
In defence of cheating).
When used with a teaspoon of critical thinking,
these new tools help me avoid the forgetting curve by
providing rapid access to infrequently used knowledge.
As you can see, these photos reflect not only the bridge but the weather
and light conditions. Clearly I remember last
week's rainy day - but 6 months from now, I have completely forgotten it. So
the presentations below show events on a monthly scale and remind me of
what I have forgotten and display the variability in the bridge and