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ZDNet Education: “WikiLeaks’ impact on foreign policy is considerable, even as we struggle to fully understand the magnitude of their latest disclosures. However, for our students, the questions of ethics and digital citizenship will need to be addressed right now.”

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Wired Campus: “Lebanon’s struggle to become technologically competitive echoes tales of woe in many developing nations: With spotty Internet connections and low-paying jobs, Lebanon has been losing its most talented computer scientists to richer nations elsewhere in the Gulf region, where starting salaries are often three times higher, and is also losing them to Western countries.”

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ProfHacker: “Last week, academic scandal-mongers were treated to an unusual spectacle at the University of Central Florida: What at first looked like a juicy incident of mass cheating turned out, on closer inspection, to also point up a less-attractive aspect of contemporary pedagogy: the reliance on publisher-provided test banks for exam questions.”

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ProfHacker: “If you find yourself frustrated by web pages that are difficult to read because of poor color choices, cluttered layout, a small font size, or other design problems, then Stylebot–an extension for the Chrome web browser–just might be the solution you’re looking for.”

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High School Students and Technology

Inside Higher Ed: “I’m going to ask for 7 and 45 seconds of your time (believe me, I know this is asking for a lot). Please check out this video from the NYT’s ‘Fast Times at Woodside High: How Technology is Distracting Students’.”

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eSchool News: “California’s use of online distance education is ‘limited,’ and campuses across the state should partner with a leading online university to expand students’ access to a college degree through online college classes, according to an extensive review of the state’s college access.”

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Educause: “On September 15 and 16, 2010, the ELI teaching and learning community gathered for an online focus session on blended learning. This white paper is a synthesis of the key ideas, themes, and concepts that emerged from those sessions. This white paper also includes links to supporting focus session materials, recordings, and resources. It represents a harvesting of the key elements that we, as a teaching and learning community, need to keep in mind as we work to refine the blended instructional delivery model in higher education.”

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