Articles by Alison Leonard
By Alison Leonard on Sept. 30, 2013, at 12:46 p.m.
The rise of social media and the power of the information revolution—brought about by the computer and new technology—are transforming life across the world and at home.
By Alison Leonard on Sept. 30, 2013, at 12:42 p.m.
This presentation discusses the Chinese Intelligence network, exploring how it is structured, how it operates, and what it is after. The Chinese pioneered the idea of gathering intelligence on enemies, potential or real. They have been at it longer than anybody else. Free and Open to the Public
By Alison Leonard on Sept. 30, 2013, at 12:30 p.m.
This presentation seeks to explain how Islam challenges many peoples’ understanding of how religion works and will investigate how cultural context, including that of the Middle East, is extremely important for understanding how Islam functions within a given country, region, or scenario. Free and Open to the Public.
By Alison Leonard on Sept. 01, 2013, at 10 a.m.
There’s loads of information online, but what are the best websites for reliable, useful information when researching a topic? This fun and interactive class will introduce you to new online resources and will demonstrate the best research methods on many topics, including topics you choose. Together, we will learn to …
By Alison Leonard on March 03, 2013, at 1:10 p.m.
There are lots of exciting historical resources you can access on your own to learn about Mount Desert Island. You just need to know where to look! You can be the historian. Find out about lots of ways to access information you might have never considered, including cool historical collections …
By Alison Leonard on July 18, 2012, at 4:12 p.m.
Learn how to uncover information on your own about the history of MDI. It’s fun! There are lots of exciting historical resources you can access on your own to learn about Mount Desert Island. You just need to know where to look! You can be the historian. Find out about …