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  • Privacy Considerations In Cloud-Based Teaching And Learning Environments

    White Papers // Nov 2010 // provided by EDUCAUSE

    In this white paper, the authors outline the privacy issues relevant to using cloud-based instructional tools or cloud-based teaching and learning environments for faculty members and those supporting instruction. The discussion of how teaching and learning in an increasingly technological environment has transformed the way we interact and interpret FERPA ...

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  • Blended Learning: A Report On The ELI Focus Session

    White Papers // Nov 2010 // provided by EDUCAUSE

    This white paper is a synthesis of the key ideas, themes, and concepts that emerged from those sessions. This white paper also includes links to supporting focus session materials, recordings, and resources. It represents a harvesting of the key elements that we, as a teaching and learning community, need to ...

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  • 7 Things You Should Know About: Cloud Computing

    White Papers // Sep 2010 // provided by EDUCAUSE

    When a medical researcher at the university's teaching hospital won a federal grant to study new treatments for Alzheimer's patients, he requested a sophisticated computer system - unlike anything the IT department had previously implemented or supported - including both storage and application components. Although part of the grant could ...

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  • Cloud Computing and the Power to Choose

    White Papers // Jun 2010 // provided by EDUCAUSE

    Some of the most significant changes in information technology are those that have given the individual user greater power to choose. The first of these changes was the development of the personal computer. The PC liberated the individual user from the limitations of the mainframe and minicomputers and from the ...

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  • Clearing the Air on Cloud Computing

    White Papers // Jun 2010 // provided by EDUCAUSE

    Cloud computing might or might not be a way of the future, but in any case, it will be understood only in retrospect. IT history is full of dashed hopes and big surprises. Magnetic bubble memory and the Internet broke on the scene in the 1970s. Both were expected to ...

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  • Mobile Learning: Context And Prospects

    White Papers // May 2010 // provided by EDUCAUSE

    This white paper is a synthesis of the key ideas, themes, and concepts that emerged from those sessions. The white paper also includes links to relevant focus session materials, recordings, and archives. It represents a harvesting of the key elements that we as a teaching and learning community need to ...

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  • Simulations, Games, And Learning

    White Papers // May 2006 // provided by EDUCAUSE

    Most of us begin a discussion of games with some discomfort and with an incomplete experience base. For many educators, the term "Game" conjures up a mental image of playing cards or a game like Jeopardy. These "Casual games" are brief (five minutes to two hours) and simplistic. Today's games ...

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