eCampus News – July/August 2011

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23 eCN Special Feature

Cloud-computing security has been a concern for many IT folks, but that’s starting to change.

What´s News

1 College net price calculators don’t compute

1 Blackboard aims to reassure schools after $1.64B sale

1 HarperCollins’ eBook expirations rile librarians

1 More teens asking: College? Who needs it?

10 Critics question the value of for-profit colleges

11 MIT’s goal: Reach 1 billion with open courseware

12 New eLearning rules prompt call for cooperation

12 Texas colleges use private recruiters for online classes

13 Online nurse training feels old-school heat

14 Seton Hill survives the ‘iPad jitters’

14 Hood College: Freshman orientation and an iPad

15 Should profs be required to post their syllabi online?

16 Social media in higher education: Friend or foe?

16 ‘Geosocial networking’ links students offline

17 The 20 most Googled colleges: Skill or luck?

17 Google lures more schools with bigger eMail inboxes

18 Video lectures take on new risk as blogger targets profs

19 Lecture-capture technology used to proctor exams

19 New site lets students find low-cost textbooks, quickly

24 InfoComm 2011 reveals the future of AV technology

8 UNC-Chapel Hill is redesigning its computer labs and classroom spaces to reflect 21st-century needs and strategies.
Resources for this issue

29 Money Matters

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30 eCampus Security

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4 Online Update

6 Front Lines

26 Leading Edge

27 Stakeholder Relations

28 Teaching & Research

29 Money Matters

29 Law & Ethics

30 eCampus Security

30 Eye on the Ball

31 Product Spotlight

31 The Word

31 eCampus Partners

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