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[EDUCAUSE] 7 Things You Should Know About …

http://connect.educause.edu/Library/ELI/7ThingsYouShouldKnowAbout/47506
Ustream is an interactive web streaming platform that lets users broadcast their
own channels on the Ustream network or on a third-party website such as MySpace
or Facebook.
http://connect.educause.edu/Library/ELI/7ThingsYouShouldKnowAbout/47351
Zotero is a research tool, developed by the Center for History and New Media at
George Mason University, that provides users with automated access to
bibliographic information for online resources.
http://connect.educause.edu/Library/ELI/7ThingsYouShouldKnowAbout/47212
Geolocation, also called geotagging, is the practice of associating a digital resource
with a physical location.

[EDUCAUSE] The ECAR Study of Undergraduate Students and Information


Technology, 2008

http://connect.educause.edu/Library/ECAR/TheECARStudyofUndergradua/47485
In addition to studying student ownership, experience, behaviors, preferences, and
skills with respect to information technologies, the 2008 study also includes a
special focus on student participation in social networking sites.

On Podcasting / Lecture Recording

http://www.campustechnology.com/articles/67990/
This article makes a point that lecture recording should be a standard. A
survey/research shows that students have a strong preference for on-demand
education and outlines their perspectives on why lecture capturing is beneficial to
them (though this was sponsored by a vendor for streaming media solutions).
http://www.campustechnology.com/articles/67775/
This article reports on a study done by Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota that has
concluded that students who use lecture-capture archives tend to have higher
cumulative GPA.
http://chronicle.com/wiredcampus/article/3394/students-watch-lecture-videos-in-
fast-forward
An article that questions podcasting in the academia and shares instructor’s
concerns. The comments are a bit more interesting to read.

Using Classroom Clickers to Engage Every Student

http://www.campustechnology.com/articles/67903/
An interview between Campus Technology and a professor that outlines the
positives of using clickers in education.

Mobile Learning in Higher Education


On Using Chat in Instruction

http://www.campustechnology.com/articles/68502/
Part 1 – chat as an instructional tool in general terms.
http://www.campustechnology.com/articles/68632/
Part 2 – major concepts in using chat effectively – building ideas, constructing
media, and establishing which elements are critical to making the environment
dynamic and relevant to the student.

On Free Online Education

http://oyc.yale.edu/
Open Yale Courses, which provides education content under creative commons
http://chronicle.com/weekly/v55/i09/09a01201.htm & http://peer2peeruniversity.org/
An article on a new idea, called the Peer-to-Peer University
http://chronicle.com/weekly/v55/i06/06a01301.htm &
http://chronicle.com/wiredcampus/article/?id=3233 &
Professor has included external/non-paying students in his university courses as a
way to enhance his courses and improve community outreach.
http://cosl.usu.edu/
The Center for Open Sustainable Learning is a forum for open courseware and in
addition organizes annual conferences on this topic.

On Wikipedia

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/4530930.stm VS
http://www.technologyreview.com/web/21558/?a=f
Two articles debate the use of Wikipedia in research / as a primary source of
information
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Researching_with_Wikipedia
Wikipedia’s page on “Researching with Wikipedia

On Web 2.0

http://www.uwb.edu/tlc/teaching/webpublishing.xhtml
I was also thinking that we could copy over some of the content from this UWB TLC
page to our site.
http://connect.educause.edu/Library/EDUCAUSE+Review/Web20StorytellingEmergen
c/47444
With digital networks and social media, stories today are open-ended, branching,
hyperlinked, cross-media, participatory, exploratory, and unpredictable. Web 2.0
storytelling picks up these new types of stories and runs with them, accelerating the
pace of creation and participation while revealing new directions for narratives to
flow.

IS/LT/TLC Directed Articles

http://www.campustechnology.com/articles/68148/
Discusses ways in which staff can encourage faculty and students to utilize new
technology on campus.
http://www.campustechnology.com/articles/68495/ |
http://www.21stcenturycampusindex.com/
A survey (by CDW-G) suggests that institutions of higher education are lacking on
their technological aspect and outlines some reason why that happens.
http://chronicle.com/weekly/v55/i03/03a00103.htm
Discussion of Blackboard vs Open-Source, and the proposition that Blackboard Next
Generation will alleviate some of the support/issues people are having with
Blackboard right now.
http://media.www.signal-
online.net/media/storage/paper771/news/2008/10/01/News/Are-You.A.Facebook.Fan-
3460336.shtml
An example of how Facebook can be used to increase university PR and student life.
http://connect.educause.edu/Library/EDUCAUSE+Review/MovingTeachingandLearnin
g/47440
“Moving Teaching and Learning with Technology from Adoption to Transformation”
by EDUCAUSE Review