Daily Archives: January 24, 2007

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On the road!

So, ELI is over now. I will be heading to the ATL airport shortly and then home! I have missed some snow but my weather widget tells me there will be more later in the week. It was a very good conference. I learned a good amount about educational technology, met great people (including some Apple folks!), and have been inspired in a few areas. I even managed to finish a book proposal in the […]

ELI: A Wider World: Youth, Privacy, and Social Networking Technologies

Tracy Mitrano, Director of IT Policy and Computer Policy and Law Program, Cornell University Anita Rho, Student, Cornell University Abstract Facebook represents a growing number of applications that provide communication, connection, and community building among users, so please bring your laptop to this session for an introduction to this cool new tool! We will learn how to create an account, make “friends” (connections with others you know or would like to know who share common […]

ELI: The Millennium Student: And Now, Evidence for the Millennial Instructor!

Carl F. Berger, Professor and Dean Emeritus, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Abstract Research on students and faculty and differences in the use of technology in teaching and learning at the University of Michigan show how a new millennial instructor is emerging, sometimes resembling the millennium student, and sometimes the traditional faculty member, but most often unique. Are we ready for the implications of this new teacher? Side note: Tom Brady (of the Pats) was one […]

The Sun Online – Bizarre: Cruise ‘is Christ’ of Scientology

The Sun Online – Bizarre: Cruise ‘is Christ’ of Scientology TOM Cruise is the new “Christ” of Scientology, according to leaders of the cult-like religion. The Mission: Impossible star has been told he has been “chosen” to spread the word of his faith throughout the world. And leader David Miscavige believes that in future, Cruise, 44, will be worshipped like Jesus for his work to raise awareness of the religion. My question is, if Jesus were […]