Web 2.0

The "U" in YouTube

Since March, YouTube EDU (www.youtube.com/edu) has offered lectures from more than 100 colleges, including MIT, Yale, and UCLA, for anyone to view. “Twenty-first-century schooling is about walls coming down,” says Obadiah Greenberg, strategic partner manager for YouTube. “What better way than through video and YouTube?”

SMU's Cox School of Business

SMU's Cox School of Business Looks to the Future with Extreme Networks
 

At SMU's Cox School of Business, tomorrow’s business leaders are re-envisioning how the world does business.

Web 2.0—Bane or Boon to Campus Operations and Management?

Higher education has become an online service industry. Students submit — and colleges accept or deny — applications online. Parents pay tuition on the web. Schools post curricula and students select courses and manage their college experiences via portals. Professors publish websites listing syllabuses, assignments and office hours. Classes, tests, and research can all be conducted online. Online services are now a necessary and expected part of campus life.

Web Redesign on a Dime

Tools, tips, and tricks to revamp or upgrade an institutional website
 

AT A TIME WHEN HIGHER ED institutions are facing deep budget cuts, delayed projects, hiring freezes, or even worse, it has never been as important to have a website up to par as it is now.

The Power of the Old Media

How one institution's good news spiked interest in the school
 

ANY COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY THAT ISN'T WEB 2.0 to its fullest is falling behind. We all know that. Colleges need to be RSSing, Digging, tweeting, blogging, social networking, virtual worlding, podcasting, Flickring, YouTubing, and wikiing. (My apologies for creating new and possibly horrific verbs.)

Collaborate or Die: The Future of Education

The Challenge of Developing an Institutional System that Serves the 21st Century

We are entering the age of collaboration. Web 2.0 has gone mainstream. An entire generation of students is arriving in our schools and universities, for whom Facebook is their most important source of information and communications.

It's the Community, Stupid!

A seven-step plan to raise and nurture any community online
 

BLOGS, WIKIS, PODCASTS, videocasts, YouTube, MySpace, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and more have made their way into the world of higher education.

The Future Is Now

How e-learning is growing as an accepted tool for teaching
 

I'VE BEEN PART OF THE REAL-TIME collaboration segment of the online learning world for more than 10 years as a vendor and consultant. Educators used to say, "Cool demo of that online collaboration stuff. But why do I need to use this?

NEC's Mobile WLAN gives new meaning to learning without boundaries

 

As colleges and universities increasingly implement wireless Internet access, teaching and learning can occur anywhere on campus. Now, with NEC’s Mobile WLAN, the concept of connections without boundaries extends even further to anywhere in North, Central and South America.

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