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eCampus News Cover Using 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 newspaper from the publishers of eSchool News.

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Now, in a quick electronic and print newspaper 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 December issue

SUCCESS AT THE TOP
Baylor University IT chief Pattie Orr focuses on media preservation.

FRONT LINESStanford publishes dissertations online; USA Today tests online edition at colleges; and more.

IN THE NEWS

  • Revised Google Book deal disappointing to many
  • Survey reveals untapped potential for campus IT
  • Schools protest Kindle’s setup for the blind
  • New site facilitates alternative texts for disabled students
  • China expands language centers at U.S. colleges

FEATURES

DEPARTMENTS

Cover Story: Lending Change

Federal officials are pushing for a switch to direct lending, even before Congress approves. Are subsidized private loans on borrowed time?

Testing the Academy

Credit-by-examination is picking up steam as an alternative to college enrollment. Should administrators be worried?

EDUCAUSE 2009 Roundup

Annual higher-ed technology conference sees attendance remain steady, despite a slumping economy.

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Leading Edge

Nanotechnology program targets colleges

Behind the Enterprise

Some colleges axing student eMail accounts

Teaching & Research

Student journalists learn the ropes filing stories for ABC News

Money Matters

Free asset-management software could help campus IT departments

Law & Ethics

Experts: Copyright law inhibits scholarship