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submitted by T. J. Urbanski
IU Mobile is designed specifically for smartphones and similar mobile devices and is available at m.iu.edu from your smartphone. It offers convenient online access to information about IU and all its campuses, including news, campus alerts, a student and staff address directory and Oncourse, the university’s collaboration and learning environment.
submitted by Phyllis C. Self, Ph.D
Chief Information Officer, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
IT professionals have paid attention to research on the attitudes, aptitudes, expectations, and learning styles attributed to student generational cohorts, but now those students are returning to our institutions as faculty members. What are the consequences when our former Net Gen and late Gen X customers become our colleagues and have different expectations than their colleagues? UW-Milwaukee Assistant Professor Michael Zimmer and CIO Bruce Maas will discuss the inherent tensions and opportunities in both supporting and getting out of the way of faculty who are “digital natives.”
President and CEO, Merit Network
Director of Advanced Services Development, MCNC
Many institutions in the education community are considering moving some aspect of their business to “the cloud.” Moving to the cloud could mean outsourcing your e-mail to Google or migrating your existing server infrastructure to a virtualization platform such as VMWare. What are some of the alternatives in between? Can our community apply some of the lessons learned in developing advanced networks for education to so-called community clouds?
submitted by Teresa
by Donald Clark, e-learning expert
This is the classic ‘forgetting curve’ by Ebbinghaus, a fundamental truth in memory theory, totally ignored by most educators and trainers. Most fixed ’courses’ or ‘lectures’ take no notice of the phenomenon, condemning much of their effort to the world of lost memories. Most educational and training pedagogies are hopelessly inefficient because they fail to recognise this basic truth. Smart learners get it. They revise over a period, with regular doses to consolidate their memories. Read More
(Mobile is #9 on list of 10 techniques.) Donald Clark, e-learning expert.
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