March 2009

A Blogger Blogfolio - My Answer to a Simple, Sustainable, ePortfolio

Having been in dire need of a more maintainable portfolio that integrated well with my blog for some time now, I am relieved to finally announce my new blogfolio.

News Briefs - Accessibility Blog | Open Source Textbook Website

Today, I came across two interesting new sites, including a blog about accessibility technology and a website featuring open college textbooks.

Abledbody: A Blog All About Accessibility

Simple Blog Reporting Inspires Diverse Technological Debates


ANGEL 7.4 Upgrade

The following information was sent to the Deans, Directors and Chair concerning the upcoming upgrade of the ANGEL system:

On Thursday and Friday, May 14 and 15, 2009, the ANGEL course management system at Michigan State University will be upgraded to a new version.   

The Benefits of Media Assessment: Virtual Poster Sessions - Breakfast Series, 3/18/2009

DATE: Wednesday, March 18, 2009

PLACE: Main Library, North Conference Room, 4th Floor, West Wing

TIME: 8:45am - 10:00am (8:30am for refreshments)

TOPIC: The Benefits of Media Assessment: Virtual Poster Sessions

PRESENTER: Christina DeJong, Professor, MSU School of Criminal Justice

2009 Horizon Report

The Horizon Report is released yearly as a collaboration between the New Media Consortium and the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative.  It looks at current trends, as well as what is percieved to be on the "horizon" in learning and technology.  The 2009 report has been released, and holds some interesting perspectives and challenges for the higher education community.