Author Archives: Antonio Vantaggiato

About Antonio Vantaggiato

Professor, web2.0 enthusiast, and didactic chef.

The Great Beauty of Teaching

[Totò in Miseria e nobiltà, 1954] It’s a new semester, and I began anew my teaching activity. With pride and mostly with a high joy that comes from the attitudes, smiles and interest from my students. A new course I’ve … Continue reading

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The graceful world of Giulia Pex

I reconnect again, after the long summer pause. Admittedly, I got a bit tired of social networks and all. My travels to Italy and my closeness to my mother during that time helped me see a nice perspective. I could … Continue reading

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Teaching, Learning–and Studying: The Road Less Traveled.

A book review on Repubblica.it reminds me of a singular issue in the teaching & learning community: Studying, the road less traveled. In it, studying is compared to a sort of rebel passion. Studying is disappearing, writes Paola Mastrocola, author of the … Continue reading

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Blue is the color and the movie: A review for the Web and myself.

Rarely, sometimes, I feel compelled to write down a film experience. And curate, together  with the writing, videos and GIFs and links. The movie I watched yesterday–a three-hour-long session– is doing that. Not only, it reminded me deeply of the … Continue reading

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Facebook vs Open & Free Expression and Blogging

That a defense of Facebook et al come from a blogger–a Cuban blogger– has some effects on me. I’m talking about Yoani Sánchez, the Cuban disruptive blogger who taught blogging while being persecuted by authorities. So I read with some … Continue reading

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