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SIIA Ed Tech Incubator 2011 – Applications Due March 29

Link: SIIA Ed Tech Incubator 2011 – Applications Due March 29 SIIA is seeking start-up applications for their Innovation Incubator Program.  The summit is being held May 22-24 in San Francisco.  This is a great chance see, test, and … Continue reading

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In Context: The Debate Over Distance Learning Regulation

The debate over regulations of distance learning in heating up. I ran across this Chronicle story from 2009 (!) about [A] fresh attempt to reconcile the desires of a booming cross-border online-education industry with the need to protect consumers from … Continue reading

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A DIY View on the Importance of Cutting Costs in Higher Education

Link: A DIY View on the Importance of Cutting Costs in Higher Education

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A Bridge to Somewhere: Building the Infrastructure for Blended Learning

Blended learning has the potential to redefine school-based education, but it will only succeed if the resources are available for each student to construct a personalized learning experience. Unfortunately, whether a student wants to learn conversational Chinese or advanced mathematics, … Continue reading

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A Top 10 from Tom Vander Ark

Check out this 2/21/2011 posting from Tom Vander Ark. He presents what he calls “10 Customization Strategies” for education. Each of his strategies could serve as a building block for any student-centered program that is seeking a balance between disintermediation … Continue reading

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Hidden Gems: EdUnify@PESC

The mad scientists at PESC have quietly introduced EdUnify, a game changing website for anyone who is tracking the evolution of web services, education mashups, disintermediation of learning, or anything else that is important to edtech. The site provides an … Continue reading

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Some Pragmatic Thinking About Using the Cloud

Link: Some Pragmatic Thinking About Using the Cloud

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> Findings indicate that during the 2006-07 academic year…[s]ixty-one percent of 2-year and 4-year

Distance Education at Degree-Granting Postsecondary Institutions: 2006-07

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> Disgruntled College Student Starts ‘UnCollege’ to Challenge System

Disgruntled College Student Starts ‘UnCollege’ to Challenge System – Wired Campus – The Chronicle of Higher Education

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Jonathan Markow: DuraSpace’s Gain is JA-SIG’s Loss

Jonathan Markow, an old friend from Columbia U, will be moving into the role of Chief Strategy Officer with DuraSpace.  Under Jonathan’s guidance, the JA-SIG pursued a model of open engagement that resulted in a vibrant community and meaningful results. … Continue reading

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