Higher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Bring your own device programs are evolving. It’s time to take a fresh look. Bring-your-own-device and one-to-one laptop/tablet implementations on K-12 campuses usually sound simply enough in theory—but they can actually be quite complex. More...
6 steps to a successful BYOD program
Privacy for the Public
By Barbara Fister. Libraries are getting some welcome positive attention lately. The Ferguson Public Library has just been named Library Journal’s Library of the Year for being a creatively hospitable public space for a community in crisis. Scott Bonner, the library director, keeps sharing the warm glow by reminding everyone that this is what public libraries do every day. Read more...
Schooling for Scandal
By Barbara Fister. Ever since the news broke about Science pulling a political science paper after graduate students called attention to problems with its methodology and one of its authors asked for it to be retracted, I’ve been mulling over how to talk about this episode with students. It says something about how peer review works, but doesn’t always. Read more...
When Digital Identity Begins
Unsolicited Advice From 2002
Return to Italy
Doing It Wrong
The Teaching Track
By Lee Skallerup Bessette. A few weeks ago, my son broke his arm.
He broke his arm quite badly, actually, in a semi-public space, surrounded by people we sort of knew; not complete strangers, but people who didn’t know us very well and vice-versa. More...