Articles: Teaching & Learning

Accessibility is a part of usability. When you aim to please one group you please another.

Since March, YouTube EDU (www.youtube.com/edu) has offered lectures from more than 100 colleges, including MIT, Yale, and UCLA, for anyone to view.

THE FIRST WORD THAT SPRINGS to mind in conjunction with the phrase “liberal arts education” is not “technology.” In the 21st century, however, it should.

It doesn’t seem like seven months have passed since the Pittsburgh Steelers were parading around Raymond James Stadium in Tampa Bay with that glistening Super Bowl trophy.

Reputation management is of utmost importance to colleges and universities in their constant pursuit of students and research dollars. It envelops all aspects of the institution, including the business of maintaining environmental compliance.

AT THE BEGINNING OF THE YEAR, President Obama called for a 60-day review of national policies and structures related to cybersecurity.

EDUCOMM 2009 BROUGHT SOME OF THE brightest stars in higher education to the Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes resort, for three days of education sessions, new product introductions, and fun. The conference featured a number of firsts.

A short distance from EduComm, THE expo floor at InfoComm offered plenty of ways to spend stimulus dollars.

WHILE ONLY 19 PERCENT OF Americans aged 12 to 17 have ever listened to a podcast, according to the Pew Internet and American Life Project, many institutions have invested in academic or marketing initiatives to offer content and updates via podcasting.

Look around a college campus today and you will be hard pressed to find a student walking around without a cell phone, MP3 player or other wireless device.

A tantalizing piece of cherry pie, the tip of a submerged iceberg in the Antarctic, a Hollywood icon, and the cell of a human eye - these attention-grabbing images are a far cry from the black and white yearbook photos sitting in your parent’s attic.

Higher education has become an online service industry. Students submit — and colleges accept or deny — applications online. Parents pay tuition on the web. Schools post curricula and students select courses and manage their college experiences via portals.

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