EDUCAUSE Quarterly Magazine, Volume 32, Number 4, 2009

A Special Issue on Student Engagement ... Featured Articles

Building Online Communities with Social Media

The University Life Café: Promoting Students’ Emotional Health

by Shalin Hai-Jew

Engaging Students with Engaging Tools

by Edward Webb

Horton Hears a Tweet

by Joanna C. Dunlap and Patrick R. Lowenthal

Ning and Writing to Learn

by Nathalie Ettzevoglou and Jessica McBride

Implementation of ELATEwiki

by Roger W. McHaney

Effects of University and Departmental Community on Online Learners

by Daniel G. Spurgin and Marcus D. Childress


From Distraction to Engagement: Wireless Devices in the Classroom

by Berlin Fang

Engaging Lecture Capture: Lights, Camera… Interaction!

by Margie A. Martyn

Teaching a Foreign Language with Video Podcast Assignments: Examples from an American Sign Language Course

by Elaine Gale and Shiao-Chuan Kung

Enhancing Student Learning in a Graduate Research and Statistics Course with Clickers

by Lydia Kyei-Blankson


Show Me! On Demand: Budget Friendly Instructional Videos

by Marilyn McClelland

Podcasting: A Stepping Stone to Pedagogical Innovation

by Jan Cheetham, Steve Ackerman, and Kathy Christoph

Creating Animations in PowerPoint to Support Student Learning and Engagement

by Michael F. Ruffini

Leveraging the Interplay Between a Grassroots Pen-Based Computing Pilot and an Institutional Laptop Initiative

by Dave Berque, Terri L. Bonebright, Michael Gough, and Carol L. Smith
Sustainability Column
Openness Column
Framing Questions Column

Assessing Faculty’s Technology Needs Complex Systems, Simplified Operations


Dewey Goes Online: Virtual Teaming on Campus Learning Space Design with an Inclusive Planning Process Promotes User Engagement Cell Phones in the (Language) Classroom: Recasting the Debate Eight Simple Ways to Embrace the “Froom”


Getting Past the Interview to Land the Job


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