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ELI Innovations & Implementations—The Learning Grid, University of Warwick
January 1, 2006

The University of Warwick's Learning Grid is a flexible social learning space designed to challenge, motivate, and encourage students to explore new ways of responding to their courses. Wirele…

ELI Innovations & Implementations—Polaris: An Online Portfolio System for Undergraduate Engineering Students
January 1, 2006

Polaris is an in-house e-portfolio system for engineering students developed by The University of Texas at Austin's College of Engineering. Distinguished from other e-portfolio systems by bein…

How Choice, Co-Creation, and Culture Are Changing What It Means to Be Net Savvy
January 1, 2006

The Web—and how we interact with it—has become part of our culture. The Internet is now the information universe, and we expect instant access. Content is created and co-created by amateurs a…

Getting Past Google: Perspectives on Information Literacy from the Millennial Mind
January 1, 2006

Many students may have only limited knowledge about how to effectively evaluate online resources and use them appropriately. This student perspective on information literacy uses anecdotes, perso…

ELI Innovations & Implementations—Mekong e-Sim: A Cross-Disciplinary Online Role-Play Simulation
January 1, 2006

Primarily developed by Australia's University of Adelaide and University of Technology, Sydney, the Mekong e-Sim is an online learning environment that immerses students in the complexities of…

Simulations, Games, and Learning
January 1, 2006

Exploring games and education is inherently controversial. Even the name implies games don't involve work. However, today's games are complex, require collaboration and strenuous time c…

7 Things You Should Know About Virtual Worlds
June 15, 2006

A virtual world is an immersive online environment whose "residents" are avatars representing individuals who participate through the Internet. Many institutions are experimenting with …

7 Things You Should Know About Google Jockeying
May 15, 2006

A Google jockey is a participant in a presentation or class who surfs the Internet for terms, ideas, Web sites, or resources mentioned by the presenter or related to the topic. The jockey's …

2006 Horizon Report
January 1, 2006

The annual Horizon Report is a collaborative effort between the New Media Consortium (NMC) and the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI). Each year, the report identifies and describes six areas of …

ELI Innovations & Implementations—START: Student Technology Assessment, Resources, and Training
January 1, 2005

DePauw University's Student Technology Assessment, Resources, and Training (START) Program is a technology assistance program for students staffed by students that serves as a replicable model…