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17 years ago
The National Governors Association website has posted both a video file and an audio file featuring Tom Friedman's presentation on his new book The World is Flat. This seems like an edLab must read or at least must listen.
17 years ago
Donald E. Heller, in a memo to the producer of The Scholar, says it's time to get Ph.D. students some visibility. more
17 years ago
This site (http://www.sydneyoperahouse.com/sections/tours/virtual_tour) is a good example of an interactive virtual tour of a large facility. Combining the functionalities of the computer catalog, the virtual tour and Radio Frequency Identification (RFID http://www.rfida.com/walmartrfid.htm) would allow a user to see the location of the physical book regardless of its location. This also relates to a previous discussion we had on "
17 years ago
This interesting commentary forwarded by Professor Cherow-O'Leary highlights the attachment that many have for the physical library.
17 years ago
Hi, Folks, During today's brainstorming session I realized that the quick search in the upper right corner of the library home page labeled "Search the TC Catalog" may be confused with the opening screen of EDUCAT. To use EDUCAT with all her features, click on "Catalogs & Databases" on the left side of the home page and then click on "Teachers College (EDUCAT)" in the column labeled "Local Library Catalogs." Best wishes, Frank
17 years ago
The attachment below contains all the quotes on education that were afixed to the fortune cookies. Thanks to Suzanne and Christine for taking out of their day to help prepare the materials/snacks.
17 years ago
Here's a page that has some info of Prof. Renee Cherow-O'Leary's "Peer Review" Project and some interview clips: http://www.tc.edu/news/article.htm?id=5037&tid=10 Here's the interview on "Barry Rosen discusses The Afghan Education Project with Professor Renee Cherow-O'Leary"[Quicktime] (or access it at http://www.tc.edu/afghanproject/?cat=news&id=4823) Lin
17 years ago
In the TCR meeting yesterday, we discussed the possibility of using Podcasts and author interviews on our site. Princeton University Press interviewed Harry Frankfurt about his book length, previously released, essay On Bullshit. In all, I thought the interview was interesting, and using the format seems like something we should explore in more depth.
17 years ago
I want to thank everyone who participated in the first edLab seminar today. I sense that this will be a very productive endeavor, as we all seem to feel to feel inspired by the daunting task of guiding education through the myriad opportunities presented by an information-rich, ever-more-connected world. I would like to thank Hui Soo for helping set the agenda for today's meeting, as well as for thinking of, and preparing, the "fortune cookie" ice breaker. Given these growing complexities, it is appropriate that Brian Carolan wil...
17 years ago
Everyone have a lovely week! I'll be soaking up the socialism and the gay-marriage-friendly atmosphere. I'll be back Wednesday the 27th.