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EDUCAUSE Now - #24 - 1) Federal Budget's Impact on Higher Ed IT 2) Redesigning Courses for New Learning Environments

This month on EDUCAUSE Now we find out if the new federal budget has any major impacts on higher education IT, we discuss how faculty approach new ways of teaching when faced with new learning environments, and we present a commentary from EDUCAUSE President Diana Oblinger on the importance of technology in teaching and learning. EDUCAUSE Now is a monthly podcast, focusing on the intelligent use of information technology in higher education. Join producer and host Gerry Bayne for this informative podcast.  

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This episode of EDUCAUSE Now features:

2010 Federal Budget: What Impact on Higher Education IT?
(:39–3:45)
Greg Jackson, Vice President of Policy and Analysis at EDUCAUSE, tells us what impacts the new federal budget might have on higher ed IT.

The Chicken or the Egg: Redesigning Courses for New Learning Environments
(04:23-10:40)
Do you design your course for a new learning environment or fit the learning environment to your course? With limited scheduling and resources for a new learning space, how do faculty adjust? In a conversation from the ELI 2010 Annual Meeting, we speak with three higher education leaders about designing curriculum around new learning environments. We talk with:

Commentary: EDUCAUSE President, Diana Oblinger
(10:41–13:33)
Teaching and Learning is an important part of every college and university’s mission. Information Technology can help in many ways.

 

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Running time: 14m 21s
File size: 9.86 MB