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Mendeley, the world's largest, crowdscourced library
via Mendley, a powerful resource for academics. Upload your papers into the software and it extracts relevant data like journal, title, authors, and more. Use others work to h ...
college  crowdsource  education  library  research  software  university  Delicious 
july 2011 by arvind
Criticism of College Rankings - September 23, 1996
a wonderfully written letter from 1996 appealing to U.S. News to drop their college rankings. Sad to know they're as popular as ever, all this time later
stanford  university  education  college  ranking  article  michigan  Delicious 
november 2010 by arvind
'iTunes university' better than the real thing
a study that shows that students who listen to lectures score better than students who attend them
21apples  education  college  university  podcasting  itunes  learning  lecture  Delicious 
february 2009 by arvind
There’s something going down on Facebook. Pay attention. | SquaredPeg
incredible story about how marketers may be using Facebook college groups to spy on users, market to them, etc
Facebook  article  web  web2.0  technology  spam  social  privacy  media  literacy  21apples  education  college  university  Delicious 
december 2008 by arvind
Top News - Study: Online enrollment jumps 13 percent
article showing how 22% of American college students took an online course in Fall of 2007. That's amazing! Disrupting Class, here we come...
disruption  class  education  online  21apples  article  college  university  Delicious 
november 2008 by arvind
Wired Campus: A Sociologist Says Students Aren't So Web-Wise After All - Chronic...
great article explaining how teens might just know less than we think about technology. Perhaps it depends on how you measure "knowing"
technology  university  students  literacy  21apples  education  Web  Student  Delicious 
april 2008 by arvind
Open Yale Courses
7 free courses offered by Yale University. Cool model. Now they need to offer more courses
Yale  free  courses  distance  education  21apples  university  curriculum  college  academic  online  school  resource  Delicious 
december 2007 by arvind
Thoughts on Facebook
a memo from Cornell University's IT Policy Office on how students should use Facebook responsibly
facebook  article  safety  education  university  college  community  students  21apples  technology  web  privacy  Delicious 
may 2007 by arvind
Open Culture
a great resource listing educational podcast info. news, links to podcast, primers and more
education  podcasting  guide  feed  university  college  21apples  Delicious 
april 2007 by arvind
Futurist: To fix education, think Web 2.0
article on CNET about kids outsmarting web filters to get access to banned websites
21apples  article  readlater  technology  web2.0  education  digital  future  Delicious  filters  hacking  internet  tools  web  students  legal  freedom  community  commercial  democracy  university 
january 2007 by arvind
Gateway to Educational Materials - Welcome to GEM
The Gateway to Educational MaterialsSM is a Consortium effort to provide educators with quick and easy access to thousands of educational resources found on various federal, state, university, non-profit, and commercial Internet sites.
education  web  technology  nonprofit  university  federal  state  college  commercial  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
open source courseware supported by U of Michigan, MIT and others. Comprehensive product with very nice user interface. The terminology that they use is very content-management like, and a bit hard to understand. Some of the features are younger than Mood
community  education  free  java  oss  portal  server  software  technology  tools  university  web  xml  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
pagini: How to use Backpack for School
a nice blog entry on how 37 signals Backpack application could be used for taking and organizing class notes
articles  blog  college  education  information  tools  tutorial  university  use  web  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
Q&A: Computer Science Looks for a Remake - Computerworld
great article interviewing computer science professors asking them what needs to be done for the future of the field.
21apples  article  education  programming  java  college  university  Delicious 
may 2006 by arvind
Kutztown University | Communication Design Department
South by SouthWest award winner for most powerful use of CSS. Impressive
css  design  web  development  university  sxsw  Delicious 
april 2006 by arvind
USpot It's all about U!
"hot" new social networking site aimed at college students - lets you post text, photos, videos, podcasts. Like MySpace, Friendster, YouTube combined...Another misleading name, U-Spot as if it is yours.
college  university  media  21apples  students  web  Delicious 
march 2006 by arvind
Newsvine - Improving Educational Technology
an article by Brooks Travis discussing 1:1 laptop programs in higher education. One important point made is the open computing labs cause users to be less concerned about taking care of their own computer. An important consideration for any school thinkin
hardware  education  technology  article  university  college  academic  21apples  Delicious 
march 2006 by arvind
uPortal by JA-SIG
free portal software being used and developed in higher education. runs on JAVA, XML, JSP and J2EE
cms  enterprise  java  oss  software  portal  web  university  free  Delicious 
march 2006 by arvind
CiteULike: A free online service to organise your academic papers
CiteULike is a free service to help academics to share, store, and organise the academic papers they are reading. When you see a paper on the web that interests you, you can click one button and have it added to your personal library. CiteULike automatica
academic  resources  community  tools  web  social  rss  college  university  online  citation  articles  free  database  education  21apples  Delicious 
january 2006 by arvind
EFF: Bloggers' FAQ: Student Blogging
Electronic Freedom Foundation's guide detaling what students' rights are in terms of online blogging
activism  blog  internet  legal  student  university  education  21apples  NYCIST  Delicious 
november 2005 by arvind
Wireless browsing in classes
Cornell's study of wireless browsing during classes. Their findings suggest that students who spend a long time on one site do worse, while students who browse to a lot of sites score higher. Multitaskers will inherit the earth?
article  wifi  education  teacher  student  university  research  21apples  Delicious 
november 2005 by arvind

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