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  • Teacherless Classrooms: Can We?

    If you could have a choice between a 'teacherless classroom,' where chunks of knowledge are packaged and pushed out to potential learners by technology, or a 'classroom full of teachers,' where students are included in the teaching/learning conversation via technology, which would you pick?More

Weighing In

  • Laurier Business School Testing Desire2Learn 2GO

    The Laurier School of Business & Economics in Waterloo, Ontario will be using Desire2Learn's mobile application, 2GO. Beginning this fall a hundred incoming students enrolled in the full-time MBA program on the Waterloo campus began using Research in Motion (RIM) BlackBerry 8900 smart phones as part of their program.More
  • Datatel Recruiter Adds Twitter Tracking

    Datatel has tweaked its higher education recruiting tool, Datatel Recruiter, to bolster its ability to work with Twitter. The application, which is part of Datatel's constituent relationship management suite, now tracks and captures pre-defined search terms in Twitter to uncover conversations about the institution and allow the admissions professional to participate in the discussion.More
  • New Clicker Adds Screen for Response Verification

    Turning Technologies has debuted its new ResponseCard RF LCD, an classroom clicker device that contains a small LCD screen for participants to confirm their responses.More
  • e2Campus Adds Single Sign-on with Shibboleth

    Omnilert has released a version of its notification system, e2Campus version 3.1, which integrates the Shibboleth single sign-on platform. The new capability allows users to log into their home site and gain access to other applications without having to sign into each separately.More
  • Online Video Program Lets Public Speaking Students and Teachers Upload, Evaluate Lessons

    Wadsworth Cengage Learning has introduced Speech Studio, an online video upload and grading program for higher education students enrolled in public speaking courses.More

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