eCampusNewsJan2010Using technology effectively in higher education is essential to providing high-quality education and preparing students for the challenges of the 21st century. Now, one of the best ways for you to keep up with ed-tech in higher education is to read eCampus News—the brand-new, all-digital monthly newsmagazine from the publishers of eSchool News.

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Now, in a quick electronic newsmagazine format, you can keep up-to-date and learn how technology is improving higher education. Just look at what we’ll are covering this month:

Don’t miss these highlights in your January issue

Middle Tennessee State IT chief Barbara Draude keeps one foot in the classroom .FRONT LINES
Google tests new ‘untethered’ mobile phone; Pearson pilots computer-based teacher certification; and more.

—Blackboard, Desire2Learn declare legal truce
—Report names top threats to campus networks
—Amazon’s Kindle to get audible menus, bigger font
—Comcast, NBC deal to test net neutrality
—Students spread the Google gospel



Cover Story: For-profit colleges under scrutiny
Commercial schools accused of questionable recruiter-pay practices, lower Standards, and high loan default rates among students.

Today’s lesson: Developing iPhone apps

Colleges and universities are using iPhone applications to teach students how to create useful technology.

R2D2: An ed-tech model that computes
‘Read, Reflect, Display, and Do’ can help instructors leverage the internet’s potential to help students learn.

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Behind the EnterpriseGeothermal trend heats up on college campuses

Teaching & Research

Free online tools simplify research

Money Matters
Ed-tech grants target remedial college courses

Law & Ethics
Student ordered to destroy downloaded music files

eCampus Security
Text-a-Tip programs help promote school safety

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