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College 2.0: A Wired Way to Rate Professors and to Connect Teachers

College 2.0: A Wired Way to Rate Professors—and to Connect Teachers
Jeffrey Young

The Blackboard administrator at the University of Maryland-Baltimore tracks usage and publishes a list of most-active instructors. That list helps technology-troubled professors connect with more experienced peers for help – “faculty learn best from other faculty,” he says. Other aspects of the report include giving people bragging rights, aiding in the measurement of teaching, and helping notice teachers who are interested in using technology. Read more at the link below…

Link: http://chronicle.com/free/2009/01/9311n.htm

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