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  • As We May Learn: Revisiting Bush

    Information technology has taken us well beyond the collection-and-search of information archives. Educators should consider how they will respond to an era in which the teaching and learning conversations must center not around pre-existing, "finished" and past-tense information, but around information that is currently being created in the "continuous tense."More

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  • Teaching with Sakai Innovation Award: Call for Entries Open thru March 15

    The Teaching with Sakai Innovation Award (TWSIA) program recognizes a broad range of creative uses of the Sakai collaborative learning environment for teaching and learning. If your institution is using Sakai in innovative ways, here’s some basic information you might want to read about TWSIA and how to submit a nomination for the 2010 awards.More
  • Kaltura Releases Video Extension for Moodle and Joomla

    Kaltura has released video extensions for both Moodle, an open source course management system, and Joomla, an open source content management platform. The extensions allow site-builders for either application to manipulate video and other rich media on their sites, including content management, syndication, monetization, transcoding, uploading, importing, and editing.More
  • Reazon Systems Launches Sakai Module for Student Assessment

    Reazon Systems has released a student assessment module that works with the Sakai open source course management system. iRubric for Sakai integrates with Sakai CLE (collaborative learning environment) to perform rubric generation, assessment, and reporting. Users can access the functionality directly from the Sakai gradebook.More
  • Publisher Woos Students to E-Books

    A company in the digital textbook business is wooing new users by allowing students and faculty to try its books free for a week.More
  • Entourage Hybrid Tablet/E-Reader/Netbook Provides Dual Screens

    The Apple iPad isn't the only hybrid device that combines the functionalities of an e-reader, tablet, and netbook. Starting this month Entourage Systems will begin shipping its new Entourage Edge, a dual-screen, WiFi-enabled electronic device that runs the Google Android operating system.More