Monthly Archives: April 2011

CR receives $100,000 grant from Next Generation Learning Challenges

Image by Al_HikesAZ via FlickrWe are pretty excited about this grant. This is the press release from Paul DeMark’s office here at College of the Redwoods: College of the Redwoods announced that it has been awarded part of a $750,000 … Continue reading

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OERs and Money: The revolution will happen without you.

Image via Wikipedia“On the one hand, information wants to be expensive because it’s so valuable. The right information in the right place just changes your life. On the other hand, information wants to be free because the cost of getting … Continue reading

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Why the Library is No Substitute for the Internet

My apologies to many of the fine librarians I know who have really kept up on the changing world of networked knowledge and the internet. The image at the left was posted by Xeni Jardin from Joe Sabia at BoingBoing. … Continue reading

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New Education Technology Changes Everything

Image via WikipediaI am reading a book on a “new” educational technology. Everything in the book is hauntingly familiar. We have heard these warnings about technology and education before. Its “…importance as an instrument of instruction in the common school, … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Innovation: Attacking High Text Costs While Improving Outcomes

Spotlight On Innovation: Attacking High Text Costs While Improving Outcomes Date: Monday, April 11th, 2011Time: 3:30 pm ET / 12:30 pm PTDuration: 50 minutes followed by a live Q&A session As the high cost of college texts negatively impacts student … Continue reading

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Diversity Matters: Read the Koran

Image via WikipediaI have been home sick lately with a ferocious cold. Unfortunately, this has lead to watching CNN and MSNBC far too much and one of the really frightening things to watch is news being interpreted by some of … Continue reading

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