Monthly Archives: May 2010

Ask Me a Simple Question, Get a Novel-Length Answer

A colleague of mine proferred this simple question on her facebook status: “Help me out friends and family: What’s something you’d like schools/teachers/classes/administrators to do to help make a positive change for our future.” My response? Work together to ease … Continue reading

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FERPA and E-Mail in the Cloud…I Don’t Get the Concern

In this article, and those linked from it in support, FERPA is cited as a concern for moving Faculty and Staff to cloud-based email accounts (i.e. g-mail’s “mymail” accounts). Here’s what I don’t get. Since most potentially FERPA-violating communications happen between … Continue reading

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No Luddites, Eh?

I wonder what a similar survey of academic advisors would show: http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2010/05/04/socialmedia And I wonder what the hell everyone else in academia is waiting for.

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