Challenged by Upstarts, UMUC Considers Switch to Nonprofit Status (Chronicle)

October 8, 2014 By Goldie Blumenstyk Javier Miyares, president of the University of Maryland University College: “In this business there are shiny objects. Today the shiny objects are Southern New Hampshire and Arizona State. We are not the shiny objects.” The University of Maryland University College, fearing that it has lost its mojo as a … Read moreChallenged by Upstarts, UMUC Considers Switch to Nonprofit Status (Chronicle)

The 5 Least-Flattering Details in Report on San Jose State’s Tech Spending (Chronicle)

October 7, 2014 by Steve Kolowich San Jose State University’s spending on technology over the past year has made the campus ground zero for heated discussions about how university leaders should try to innovate—and the role faculty members should play in those decisions. And it hasn’t been pretty: Just five months ago Mohammad H. Qayoumi, the … Read moreThe 5 Least-Flattering Details in Report on San Jose State’s Tech Spending (Chronicle)

Using Word Clouds to Introduce, Prompt and Solidify Learning (TLT Group)

FridayLive! Using Word Clouds to Introduce, Prompt and Solidify Learning : October 10th 2:00 PM EDT Bookmark and Share FridayLive! Using Word Clouds to Introduce, Prompt and Solidify Learning Date: October 10, 2014 Time: 2:00-3:00 pm ET – free to all Presenters: Dr Bonnie B. Mullinix, TLT Group & Walden University Steve Gilbert, Beth Dailey – … Read moreUsing Word Clouds to Introduce, Prompt and Solidify Learning (TLT Group)

Latin 392: Late Republic Literature — Week 4

Tomorrow, October 7, at 7 p.m. EDT, Sunoikisis will host the course Latin 392: Late Republic Literature via Google Hangouts. To watch the live broadcast, see the YouTube video below. “Social Bonds” Danilo Piana Primary Readings Latin: Catullus 1, 6, 9, 12, 13, 14, 22, 30, 49, 50; on the neoteroi: Ciceroad Atticum 7.2.1, Tusc. 3.45 Try to read as much … Read moreLatin 392: Late Republic Literature — Week 4

SMART PHONES – “MOBILE LEARNING” (TLT Group)

Members Exchange: SMART PHONES – “MOBILE LEARNING” – including use of voice . October 8th 3:00 PM EDT Members Exchange SMART PHONES – “MOBILE LEARNING” – including use of voice DATE: October 8th, 2014 TIME: 3-4 pm Eastern PRESENTERS: Steve Gilbert, Beth Dailey and others DESCRIPTION Discuss how important, essential it is for TLTG and … Read moreSMART PHONES – “MOBILE LEARNING” (TLT Group)