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Blackboard for Faculty
Blackboard: A Class Act: ...I’d like to draw
comparisons between several of the options in Blackboard and
actual in-classroom functions.
Blackboard, Publisher Content, and the Future
Teaching with Technology
Social Networks and Loneliness: David
DiSalvo in Scientific American Mind January/February
2010, examines linkages among social networking, social
anxiety, narcissism, and loneliness among other topics...
Tech Talk Topic
A Flip Video Project: Yesterday I had the pleasure of
interviewing Mary Cassoni...who discussed her use of Flip
Broadband Adoption Rates and College Classes
Do Libraries Need Books?