"7 Things You Should Know About…" Series from Educause Learning Initiative

Since 2005, the Educause Learning Initiative has been releasing a series of briefs--one a month--outlining new and emerging learning technologies. Each brief starts with a plausible scenario that introduces the technology in question. The brief … [Continue reading]

NASA’s Attempt at Educational Gaming

An article in Campus Technology discusses how NASA is approaching the idea of introducing a gaming element into education. Massively multiplayer online games such as World of Warcraft are hugely popular, especially with college students and high … [Continue reading]

Blackboard Upgrades over Summer

Blackboard will be upgraded to version 8.0 over the summer of 2008. This includes vast improvements in functionality and features. Here are just a few of the features that will become available: • Grade Center – A new and much improved … [Continue reading]