EDUCAUSE Review Magazine, Volume 43, Number 2, March/April 2008

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  • George Siemens, Peter Tittenberger, and Terry Anderson
    Increased openness, two-way dialogue, and blurred distinctions between experts and amateurs have combined with numerous technology tools for dialogue, personal expression, networking, and community formation to “remake” conferences, influencing not only how attendees participate in but also how organizers host conferences today.
  • Peter Brantley
    Libraries are successful to the extent that they can bridge communities and can leverage the diversity of the quest, the research, and the discovery. By building bridges among various sectors, libraries will be able to define themselves in the next generation.
  • Mark R. Nelson
    What is the reality with respect to e-books? Will e-books finally take off? After nearly two decades of talking about how e-books are right around the corner, have we finally reached the corner?
  • Richard N. Katz
    “The movement toward open content forces us to really think about what value it is we bring to students who enroll at the Open University. I think that we are getting to that tipping point—rethinking the underlying pedagogy with which we have conventionally delivered distance education and open learning.”


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Microsoft (an EDUCAUSE Platinum Partner),,
Moran Technology Consulting (an EDUCAUSE Silver Partner),
RealNetworks (an EDUCAUSE Gold Partner),
RJM Systems,
SP Controls (an EDUCAUSE Silver Partner),
Spectrum Industries,
Thomson ResearchSoft,
Timecruiser Computing (an EDUCAUSE Bronze Partner),
University of British Columbia,
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