Friday, 31 August 2007

New issue of Educause Review published

Educause Review is a useful publication for Faculty interested in IT, and how it can be used to enhance the student learning experience. The September/October issue focuses on Faculty development - giving staff a run-down on the latest developments in IT and Web 2.0.

Articles include:

  • Wikis and Podcasts and Blogs! Oh, My! What Is a Faculty Member Supposed to Do? - Patricia McGee and Veronica Diaz.
    Given the demands of teaching, service, and research, faculty are today expected to embrace learning technologies along with everything else, challenging the institution to help them make sense of what works and how to work it. PDF (749k) | HTML
  • Active Learning and Technology: Designing Change for Faculty, Students, and Institutions - Anne H. Moore, Shelli B. Fowler, and C. Edward Watson.
    Transformational faculty-development efforts must involve systematic, goal-directed, sustained activities that are integral to the daily work of academic community members. PDF (628kb) | HTML
  • Faculty 2.0 - Joel L. Hartman, Charles Dziuban, and James Brophy-Ellison.
    As faculty members confront the expanding impact that technology is having on their scholarship, research, teaching, and students, IT organizations must assess their role in shaping, implementing, and supporting the assimilation of IT into the teaching and learning process. PDF (725kb)| HTML
  • ...and much more
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