EDUCAUSE Quarterly Magazine, Volume 27, Number 2, 2004

Volume 27   Number 2  2004
They Are Employees, After All
Treating student workers the same as any other university employees is a win-win situation for students and the institution
By Ronald W. Barden
One Course, One Web Site—of Course? Maybe Not!
Each course has historically had a Web site to itself—but why not leverage the content among courses by sharing sites?
By Ellen R. Cohn
Fifth Annual EDUCAUSE Survey Identifies Current IT Issues
Funding IT remains number one, while security and identity management hit budgets hard
By Donald Z. Spicer, Peter B. DeBlois, and the EDUCAUSE Current Issues Committee
Portfolios to Webfolios and Beyond: Levels of Maturation
Descriptions of developmental stages offer institutions guidance about their place in the process and how to move to the next level
By Douglas Love, Gerry McKean, and Paul Gathercoal
Using a Framework to Engage Faculty in Instructional Technologies
A conceptual framework enables faculty development planners to better estimate the potential effectiveness of various strategies
By Nancy Chism
Smartphones and Other Mobile Devices: The Swiss Army Knives of the 21st Century
Web-enabled mobile devices help users become more effective, providing a variety of tools for different purposes
By Alan Livingston
Technology, Learning, and Change: Community Development Revisited
Virginia Tech's partnership with an economically distressed region works toward productive network-economy—based enterprises
By Anne H. Moore
Talking with the Press
To improve your institution's news coverage, you can become a first-rate, professional news source
By Kandice L. Salomone and Paul B. Gandel
Building a Champagne Network on a Beer Budget
Oregon State University built its own regional dark fiber to meet bandwidth demands—a creative approach helped by collaboration
By Jon Dolan and Curt Pederson
Combating Stovepipes: Implementing Workflow in uPortal
Simplifying business processes and avoiding stovepipes prompted the inclusion of a workflow channel within the uPortal implementation at UC Irvine
By Mark Askren and Marina Arseniev
Strategic Implications of an Educational Technology Assessment
A two-year research project on educational technology at the University of Washington yielded strategic implications for adoption of technology
By Kimberly K. Gustafson and Kurt Kors