The Students Disruption Leaves Behind

A very good think piece from The Chronicle’s Vitae Blog, The Students Disruption Leaves Behind: Utopian visions like Carey’s presume that students are generally equipped to navigate the systems being proposed. But as those of us who have worked at less-selective institutions know well, people who can do that are spectacular exceptions. They are, literally, […]

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New 3D Printer on Campus

Over the break, a number of new technologies have been introduced into the Oathout Technology Center: a MakerBot 3D printer, a MakerBot scanner, and a DropCam HD streaming internet camera. David J. Hinson, EVP & CIO of Hendrix College, spoke to the Conway Noon Lion’s Club recently about the significance of the emergence of 3D […]

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ACS CIO Hangouts – Cloud Services

  A panel of technologists and CIOs from the Associated Colleges of the South, discussing Technology, Tools, and Tactics. Fred Zapata from Trinity, Fred Miller from Furman, Pamela McQuesten from Southwestern, and David Hinson from Hendrix discuss Cloud Services – what they are, how they are being used, and what they mean for the future […]

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National Geographic shares rich map content with the world via Google Maps Engine

The newly launched Google Maps Engine public data program, lets organizations distribute their map content to consumers using Google’s cloud infrastructure. Frank Biasi, Director of Digital Development at National Geographic Maps, tells us how his organization is participating in the public data program and sharing over 500 maps to the world. National Geographic shares rich map content […]

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Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Learning with Lecture-Capture and Blogs

Rachel Simmons (Professor of Art, Rollins College) and Laura Hobgood-Oster (Professor of Religion, Southwestern University) discuss their collaborative courses in Landscape Art and Animals and Environmental Justice. Simmons and Hobgood-Oster used a combination of captured lectures and a shared blog to explore shared points of interest between courses and help students engage in an interdisciplinary […]

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The License That Rules the Web Just Got a Major Update

A new version of the Creative Commons license came out today. It’s the fourth iteration of the legal agreement, which was first released in 2002 and has since become nearly ubiquitous on the web among digital-friendly photographers, writers, and artists. The Atlantic has more, here.

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