27 mai 2018

Is higher ed ready for smart video?

University Business Magazine logoThere is nothing very “smart” about my video collection. I have the expected classics that any film minor would have acquired, dusted and ready to stream at a moment’s notice. More...

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Provider insight on the challenges in providing financial aid content within courses

University Business Magazine logoIn your experience, how common is it for financial aid offices to push in to classrooms with messages to students about financial aid, managing student loan debt, and personal finance—and what may be holding them back from doing this more. More...

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26 mai 2018

Will Google Duplex Evolve Into a Virtual Teaching Assistant?

By Joshua Kim. Yes, first be horrified, but then try to think about where Georgia Tech could take this technology. More...

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23 mai 2018

Professor Bans Laptops, Sees Grades Rise

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. At an institution that prides itself on its use of technology, one professor goes in the opposite direction -- banning all electronic devices in his classes. More...

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22 mai 2018

Parents Should Be Aware of Ads Posing as Games

Parents Should Be Aware of Ads Posing as Games
Welcome to the world of advergaming, the practice whereby advertisers market to kids by creative attractive games chock full of brand name promotions. This article explores several advergaming sites, including Nick.com, where a required plug-in is "a technological trojan horse for pushing slick ad messages on my 11-year-old son." Advertisers know what educators seem to have forgotten: that online gaming will catch and hold a child's attention. More...

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SMIL: Multimedia Rides the XML Wave

SMIL: Multimedia Rides the XML Wave

The Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language (SMIL, pronounced "smile") is XML language used to describe the layout and synchronization of multimedia. More...

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The Tyranny of Email

The Tyranny of Email
This nice article, picked up in Slashdot, takes the goodness of email for granted and takes a long, lingering and declicious look at why email is bad. The first problem with email, writes the author, is that it interrupts you, especially email that rings or dings or says "You've got mail" when it arrives. More...

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Roogle

Roogle
I'm not sure I should even call it Roogle any more - the site's original title (short for "RSS Google", I guess) lasted about a day. As the name implied, this site searches RSS feeds for specific items. More...

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Social Software and the Politics of Groups

Social Software and the Politics of Groups
We have made software more and more usable for the individual, argues the author, because it's relatively easy to design for the single user. But we are increasingly using software to moderate group experiences, and here questions of usability are much more difficult. More...

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eLibrary to Provide Research Service to Microsoft Office 2003 Users

eLibrary to Provide Research Service to Microsoft Office 2003 Users
Pack up your research bags, put those learning projects on hold, wipe down the counters and lock the library doors. Microsoft is going to do it all for you. That's the message of this press release issued today by Alacritude, the company behind eLibrary. More...

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