EDUCAUSE Quarterly Magazine, Volume 30, Number 3, 2007

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The New Economy, Technology, and Learning Outcomes Assessment
Answering calls for change entails meaningful assessments of technology-enabled learning
By Anne H. Moore

Becoming Net Savvy
All of us bear responsibility for learning to be net savvy and supporting the members of our campus communities in the same lifelong process
By Diana G. Oblinger


Top-Ten Teaching and Learning Issues, 2007
Creating a culture of evidence tops the list of important issues as the academic technology profession moves to an "Instruction 2.0" world
By John P. Campbell, Diana G. Oblinger, and Colleagues


Text Messaging to Improve Social Presence in Online Learning
A pilot study of text messaging explored its usefulness in enhancing social presence and communication in online courses
By J. Barry DuVall, Matthew R. Powell, Elizabeth Hodge, and Maureen Ellis

Accessibility of Instructional Web Sites in Higher Education
A collaborative program offers assessment and consultation to instructional Web site developers for Section 508 compliance
By Kay Lewis, Diane Yoder, Elizabeth Riley, Yvonne So, and Sarah Yusufali

Implementing Authentic Tasks in Web-Based Learning Environments
The instructor's inclusion of authentic activities improves the quality of student interaction and learning in online classrooms
By Younghee Woo, Jan Herrington, Shirley Agostinho, and Thomas C. Reeves


Tailoring Professional Development for IT Staff
When it comes to professional development, one size doesn't fit all—a broad range of professional development activities better serves the institution
By Christine E. Haile and Lisa Trubitt


Strategic Planning for Technological Change
Building technological change into the strategic planning process prepares an institution to anticipate, recognize, and adapt to change
By Bart Strong

Guidelines for Working with Law Enforcement Agencies
Campus security officers must balance privacy and security issues in dealing with law enforcement agencies as part of their institutions' legal obligations
By Michael Corn

Service-Oriented Architecture—What Is It, and How Do We Get One?
SOA can provide a secure, reliable, and agile architecture that benefits the entire institution
By Jim Phelps and Brian Busby

A Model of American Higher Education in the Middle East
The American University of Kuwait relies on its technology infrastructure to support and deliver the American model of higher education in the Middle East
By Sean Dollman

A student peer-feedback tool enhances the educational quality of assignments without overburdening faculty or adding administrative costs
By Maurice De Volder, Aad Slootmaker, Hub Kurvers, Marjo Rutjens, John van der Baaren, Marlies Bitter, Rutger Kappe, Henk Roossink, Jan de Goeijen, and Hans Reitzema



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