Feeds:
Posts
Comments

Archive for March, 2011

Wired Campus: “For universities facing tight budgets, it can be tempting to look at online education as a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. Shifting classes to online and blended formats will save money, some think—or, better yet, bring in more of it.”

Advertisements

Read Full Post »

ZDNet Education: “Does ePals represent an even better value, despite an actual per-student cost, than free collaboration services from the likes of Google? It’s getting harder to dismiss its ‘Premium Services.'”

Read Full Post »

ProfHacker: “One of the most exciting initiatives of the National Writing Project (NWP) is called Digital Is: ‘a collection of resources, reflections, and stories about what it means to teach writing in our digital, interconnected world.'”

Read Full Post »

Electronic Frontier Foundation: “California Senator Leland Yee has introduced the Reader Privacy Act of 2011 (SB 602), with backing from the California Affiliates of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF). The law would bring a much-needed upgrade to match Californians’ reading habits.”

Read Full Post »

Campus Technology: “The University of Kansas offers more than 120 different online courses. Barbara Romzek, interim senior vice provost for academic affairs, said she wants that number to grow over the next year or two, but not before the Lawrence, KS, institution takes the time to thoroughly assess its distance learning program and the value it provides to those students who use it.”

Read Full Post »

Inside Higher Ed: “When will you pay for digital content? If you are in the information business, and education is an information business, it probably makes sense to spend some time thinking about this question.”

Read Full Post »

Wired Campus: “Kirsten A. Johnson always wondered whether her personal posts on Twitter, Facebook, and other social-networking Web sites affected her credibility in the eyes of her students.”

Read Full Post »

Older Posts »