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Digital Tweed® is the work of Kenneth C. Green, founding director of The Campus Computing Project. If successful, these posts will inform and entertain, and at times also annoy. A little dissonance can be a good thing.
January 17, 2012 - 8:31pm
Speculation runs rampant about Apple's education announcement in New York on Thursday. Let's connect the digital dots.
January 10, 2012 - 8:07am
Most CIOs believe eBooks are ready to have their moment. The time has come to reassess these expectations, drawing on current data on both acceptance and pricing.
October 12, 2011 - 9:45pm
Ok, so the campus LMS market is in transition. Blackboard’s announced plans to retire its legacy LMS applications is a major catalyst for this transition: upwards of 700 Blackboard LMS clients, primary but not exclusively colleges and universities, confront “up or out” decisions regarding their current campus implementations of retiring Angel, WebCT, and other older Blackboard-branded LMS applications.
July 19, 2011 - 7:07pm
(Spoiler alert! This is a long blog – more than 2400 words.)
May 8, 2011 - 9:30pm
I’m obligated to post two corrections to my April 27th blog, "Buying Blackboard." The errors were clearly mine; the errors are annoying and embarrassing.Let’s begin with two corrections.
April 26, 2011 - 8:45pm
"Buying Blackboard" is often a topic of interesting campus conversations this time of year as colleges and universities move through the spring budget review and contract renewal cycle. However, this past week many of the more interesting “buying Blackboard” conversations shifted from campus to corporate offices.
March 15, 2011 - 2:45pm
Mr. Steve BallmerChief Executive OfficerMicrosoft Corp.Redmond, WADear Mr. Ballmer:Got a minute? We need to talk.Last week I spent $219.45 cash – my cash – for a copy of MacOffice 2011. Like a lot (millions?) of other Mac users, I’ve been a long time Microsoft client, buying upgrades of the MacOffice products. Although I own a Mac, my Mac really runs on Microsoft Office.
March 4, 2011 - 4:30am
The lead article in today’s edition of Inside Higher Ed presents the results of the 2011 Presidential Perspectives survey. I’m pleased to report that The Campus Computing Project worked with the editors of Inside Higher Ed on this survey. More than 950 presidents completed the questionnaire, making Presidential Perspectives one of the largest surveys of campus leaders in recent years
November 21, 2010 - 8:30pm
Two surveys released earlier this month add detail to the map of online education in the United States. The 2010 Sloan Consortium Report documents the continuing growth of online education and the impact of the current economic downturn on rising online enrollments.
October 31, 2010 - 9:00pm
Do you know the story of the Potemkin Villages? Russian Minister Gregory Potyomkin allegedly ordered the building of fake villages and imported “happy serfs” to impress Catherine II as she toured recently conquered territory in the Crimea in 1787. Whether myth or fact, today the term Potemkin Village has come to mean “an impressive façade or show designed to hide an undesirable fact or condition.”
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