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May 24, 2011 | Gerry Bayne
The Data Conservancy (DC) has completed its first 18 months of prototyping. Working from a modular, service-oriented architecture, DC has prepared content for preservation, ingested content into the archive, analyzed different storage options, and developed pilots that exercise DC APIs and proofs...
May 24, 2011 | Jarret Cummings
The 2008 reauthorization of the Higher Education Act established an Advisory Commission on Accessible Instructional Materials in Postsecondary Education for Students with Disabilities under the auspices of the U.S. Department of Education (ED). Known as the AIM Commission, the group was chartered...
May 24, 2011 | Gerry Bayne
Bringing together social media, the analytic tools of GIS, and traditional methods of humanistic inquiry, HyperCities is a digital research and educational platform for exploring, learning about, and interacting with the layered histories of city and global spaces. Built on the Google Maps and...
May 24, 2011 | Rodney J. Petersen
EDUCAUSE has submitted comments to the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act.  The comments addressed the role of third parties who hold personally identifiable information covered by FERPA to use "reasonable methods" to "destroy or...
May 23, 2011 | Jarret Cummings
As EDUCAUSE reported in April, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) posted a notice of proposed rule-making (NPRM) that would revise regulations under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). The proposed changes would increase the capacity for the sharing of student data records...