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EDUCAUSE Now -Show #13 - Obama's 2010 Budget for Higher Ed, Michael Wesch Interview

EDUCAUSE Now is a monthly podcast, focusing on the intelligent use of information technology in higher education.  Join hosts Gerry Bayne and Colleen Luckett for this episode that presents some ideas, strategies, and opportunities from leaders in higher education IT.

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This episode of EDUCAUSE Now features:

Obama’s 2010 Budget – What It Means for Higher Education
(01:56–13:00)
Kelly Field, Congressional reporter for The Chronicle of Higher Education and Doug Lederman, editor and co-founder of Inside Higher Ed, share their perspectives on the president’s 2010 budget and how it affects higher education and science funding.

Commentary: The Economic Downturn
(13:43–17:08)
EDUCAUSE President Diana Oblinger talks about what EDUCAUSE is doing to address the current economic climate.

An Interview with Michael Wesch
(17:09–27:54)
Michael Wesch is assistant professor of cultural anthropology at Kansas State University. In the past few years he has distinguished himself with unique perspectives on teaching and his use of multimedia in the classroom. In 2008 he was awarded the CASE/Carnegie U.S. Professor of the Year Award for Doctoral and Research Universities. In this interview, Wesch talks about teaching in the cloud, collective intelligence, and teaching in an age of budget cuts. You can hear the full, thirty-minute interview in an upcoming EDUCAUSE podcast.

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Running time: 28m 41s
File size: 26.26 MB

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