eCampus News June 2011

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15 eCN Special Feature
Short-throw projectors are going ‘extreme,’ reflecting the latest trend in campus presentation tools.

22 Money Matters
Social media use has helped spur a recovery in higher-ed fundraising.







What´s News

1 Students’ latest cheating tool: Social media
1 Feds urge schools to redesign remedial courses
1 Profs question RateMyProfessor annual rankings
1 Wikipedia to universities: Hands off your school’s listing
9 Can online classes prevent a higher-ed bubble burst?
10 IT outsourcing: How to tell if it’s right for you
12 Google tablets expected to challenge iPad by 2015
13 Students turn to social media in wake of bin Laden death
13 App maker: Don’t just play on your phone—study, too
14 Intel unveils revolutionary computer chip design
14 To compete for students’ attention, try digital signage
18 Obama backs immigration reform in campus speech
19 Views differ on use of cell phones in college classrooms
19 Projects honored for excellence in open courseware


3 Online Update
6 Front Lines
20 Teaching & Research
21 eCampus Security
21 The Word
22 Law & Ethics
23 Your Turn
23 Product Spotlight
23 eCampus Partners

8 LSU has many cutting-edge IT initiatives,
but what really sets the university apart is its commitment to staff training and support.
Resources for this issue

22 Money Matters
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