eCampus News January 2011

eCampus News January 2011

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28 Universities are posting free, open-access eBooks to
Apple’s iTunes U, adding yet more academic tools to
this growing campus resource.
4 Front Lines
23 Partner Index
27 Leading Edge
27 Behind the Enterprise
29 Law & Ethics
30 Stakeholder Relations
30 eCampus Security
Success at the Top

Community college official Tammy Hall helps faculty adjust to teaching online as students seek more web options

eCN Special Feature

Alumni giving is down at schools nationwide—but technology can help reverse this trend.

the News
1 University of Hawaii sued for data breach
1 eLearning’s surge could end in 2011, study suggests
1 Some believe new GI Bill is unfair to virtual students
1 Text messaging in class: Annoyance, or epidemic?
6 Survey: College students still tepid on eBooks
8 Prof’s ‘yawn’ rant offers a lesson in viral video
8 HBCUs aim to boost online presence
12 FCC moves forward with net-neutrality rules
12 Troubling gaps still exist in U.S. broadband use
14 Multitasking, wireless printing come to iPad
14 Survey: Mac use growing on campus
16 Panel aims to turn teacher education ‘upside down’
18 College scholarship programs embrace new media
20 GOP’s House takeover signals changes for higher ed
23 Advances making supercomputers more accessible
24 Do students need a social media ‘safeguard’?