The link below contains interesting statistics from the Pew Internet organization on internet usage and activities by generation. The most popular activities graph for each generation is particular interesting. http://www.sitejabber.com/blog/2011/01/19/how-does-age-affect-web-use/
Duke University has announced that they are launching a Sakai pilot as part of an eventual migration from Blackboard. After using Blackboard for the past decade, their license will expire in 2012. Duke is looking at Sakai as an alternative since it is open source providing flexibility to implement different tools and has no licensing costs. See http://news.duke.edu/2011/01/sakai.html for details.
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An article in the Harvard Magazine discusses how the increasing use of digital media such as video and the Internet is changing the college classroom. Lectures have been a staple of the college classroom since the Middle Ages where lecturing was developed from universities in that time period. The lack of books in that timeRead more about Audio, Video, and other Interactive Media Transforming College Classrooms[…]