Daily Archives: October 11, 2006

EDUCAUSE 2006 – Pioneering New Territory and Technologies

Malcolm Brown, Director of Academic Computing at Dartmouth, Salid Ganjalizadeh, Assistant Director for Instructional Technology at Catholic University, Leslie Hitch, Director, Academic Technology Services at Northeastern University, Christine McMahon, Manager, Advanced Technology at Saint Louis University, Pablo Molina, CIO Information … Continue reading

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EDUCAUSE 2006 – Information Fluency in the Digital Age

I attended the Gartner session earlier, but it was unremarkable. For this session, Susan Curzon, Dean, University Library at California State University, Chuck Dziuban, Director, Research Initiative for Teaching Effectiveness, and Martha Marinara, Director, Information Fluency Quality Enhancement Program at … Continue reading

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EDUCAUSE 2006 – The Acceleration of Technology in the 21st Century: The Impact on Education and Society

Brian Hawkins started by announcing the awards for this year. The new Catalyst award went to Course Management Systems. I thought this was especially interesting considering the controversy around Blackboard and their patent suit. I wonder how much EDUCAUSE had … Continue reading

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EDUCAUSE 2006 – Evaluating Web Conferencing Systems for Instructional Use

Andrea Eastman-Mullins from Alexander Street Press and Robert Hambrick  from North Carolina State University presented.  At the time of the study, Andrea was employed by NCSU. The speakers were part of a task force to evaluate four web conferencing systems: … Continue reading

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