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Andy Jones
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Attended The Field School
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Kate's latest blog entry, this one featuring our boy Truman.
In the days leading up to Christmas, Truman locked himself in his bedroom for hours, warning us not to enter, lest we spoil the holiday surprises he was creating for us. Although I wanted to sneak a peak, I stayed out of his ...
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I found this article, and especially the video, to be helpful in how I think about storytelling.
I remembered my early beginnings and requested a change in the course name from "Creative Writing" to "Storytelling". People barely noticed the change, but I had a secret. I knew the importance of words.
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You know who has started discounting Google+ even further? Google.

https://www.seroundtable.com/google-drops-google-links-reviews-completely-20909.html
Google has now dropped the links to the Google+ pages from the Google search results even when you search for a specific business. They also dropped the reviews as well from Google+.Linda posted a su
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Good luck, Ann. I don't know him. A.
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I keep forgetting to post my Halloween pictures here on Google+ -- enjoy the holiday.
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From my former professor, a favorite poem of his.
 
"The Shirt" — Pinsky's poem is even more apt following the recent building collapse that killed more than four hundred garment workers in Bangladesh.
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I enjoyed this commentary on instructional design and the people who practice it, especially at UC Davis.
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I use Trello because of the adorable husky graphics. What do you use?
To celebrate Trello reaching 10 million users, we are giving out free Trello Gold. Aww yes.
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Interacting with robots, as we will all have to do years from now.
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I just heard Ilya Kaminsky read tonight at UC Davis, with Joe Wenderoth introducing him (while holding a baseball bat). With Kaminsky's manuscript in hand, I came home to watch him read again on YouTube, repeating those cadences and the varied pitch for eager ears. As a poet, he makes me wonder if I have been underperforming, so to speak.

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A touching story about the challenges and joys of raising a (in this case, my) teenager.
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I was always better at chess than at go fish myself.
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Educator, Journalist, Host, Poet, Instructional Technology Enthusiast.
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  • UC Davis
    Educator, Journalist, Host, Poet, Academic Associate Director of Academic Technology Services, 1990 - present
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Davis, California
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Washington DC - Boston - London, England - Berkeley - Chicago - Sacramento
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Be generous, be delicate, and always pursue the prize. ~Henry James
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Dr. Andy Jones is a poet, MC, faculty member at UC Davis, radio talk show host, and public speaker. Andy has taught writing and literature classes at the University of California, Davis since 1990, and since 2000 has hosted "Dr. Andy's Poetry and Technology Hour" on KDVS, Wednesday afternoons at 5:00 P.M. Andy also coordinates and hosts the Poetry Night Reading Series in Davis, California. In 2006 Andy's book of poetry, Split Stock, was published by John Natsoulas Press (with co-author Brad Henderson). His most recent book (2014), about raising a son with Autism and Smith-Lemli-Opitz Syndrome, was titled Where's Jukie?

In addition to a wide variety of classes on advanced non-fiction writing, writing across media, creative writing, American Literature, poetry (Advanced Poetry Workshop during the summer of 2011), and theory, Andy has taught several freshman seminars on topics such as Jazz and Literature, The Beat Generation in Poetry and Film, Creativity and Technology, and Writing About the Future. In 2006, the Associated Students at UC Davis named him Educator of the Year.

During the summer of 2011, Andy was named the Academic Associate Director of Academic Technology Services at UC Davis. In 2014, Dr. Andy was named the Poet Laureate of the City of Davis.

Find out more about Andy Jones at http://www.andyojones.com.

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My three children surprise me every day.
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  • The Field School
  • Boston University
  • UC Davis
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We have asked Megan to photograph our family many times, and have always been pleased with the results. She is creative, energetic with children, attentive to detail, and easy to work with. And her photographs are just beautiful -- you can see examples of her work framed in our dining room, and guests always remark positively on how Megan was able to capture our three kids. She also photographed my professional headshot, for which I am grateful. Top-notch work from our favorite photographer!
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