In Episode #78 we discuss the launch of the My Lafayette campus portal, the 802.1x pilot in Skillman Library and the upcoming Moodle Hack/Doc Fest at Eckerd College in January 2014. In Tech News we look at the launch of iOS 7 and the iPhone 5S/C, a new version of Microsoft’s Surface tablet, and new entries into the wearable computing marketplace. We close out the podcast discussing “MOOCs: In Theory and In Practice”, an upcoming lecture by Prof. Robert Ghrist of University of Pennsylvania that’s sponsored by the Center for the Integration of Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship.
In Episode #77 we discuss preparation for the Fall semester including several upgrades to systems including WordPress, Zimbra, Moodle and Smart Classrooms. In tech news we talk about ideas for using Pinterest in education and Google Play’s new textbook offerings.
In Episode #76 we discuss “Teaching with Technology” grants, a new tool for sending large files over the internet, the winner of the CLAMP Recognition Awards, a new “un-consortium” for higher ed Drupal developers, Google’s Loon project for extending internet access to remote locations, run down a summer reading list, and take a look at ITS’s new service catalog.