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Seminar 02 - Engaging and Empowering the 21st-Century Student Using Wikipedia PLEASE NOTE: Separate registration and fee are required to attend this seminar.
February 13, 2012 | A session at the ELI 2012 Online Annual Meeting

"Most inquiry starts at Wikipedia, whether we like it or not," writes columnist Casper Grathwohl in the Chronicle of Higher Education. "So as students and scholars, we need to improv…

Expertiza: Scalable Reviewing for Student-Authored Content
September 14, 2011 | A session at the ELI 2011 Online Fall Focus Session

When multiple authors-especially student authors-collaborate to write a single work, quality control is very important. The instructor/editor rarely has time enough to review each contribution mu…

New ELI 7 Things... Explores Personalized Digital Magazines
July 18, 2011

 Applications like Flipboard, Zite, RSS5000, and Taptu aggregate content from personal social media networks and other sources, presenting the information in a snappy magazine-style fo…

7 Things You Should Know About Personalized Digital Magazines
July 12, 2011

Applications like Flipboard, Zite, RSS5000, and Taptu aggregate content from personal social media networks and other sources, presenting the information in a snappy magazine-style format c…

"Crowdsourcing" a Textbook: 120 Student Authors Writing on a Wiki (Research-Based)
February 15, 2011 | A session at the ELI Annual Meeting 2011

Many instructors have experimented with student-authored wiki textbooks. Advantages include reading and evaluating primary literature and facilitating constructivist learning. We manage the peer-re…

It's Flipping Easy! How Easy-to-Use Portable Digital Camcorders Bring the Larger World and New Pedagogies into the Classroom
March 3, 2010 | A session at the ELI 2010 Online Spring Focus Session

Twenty-first century college and university curricula are emphasizing the connections between course work, student research, and engagement with the larger community outside the traditional class…

Pret-a-Porter Technology: Rebooting the Earlham College Study Abroad Program (Innovative Practice)
January 19, 2010 | A session at the ELI Annual Meeting 2010

Many voices in higher education still view technology as a barrier to cultural immersion in terms of study abroad. This session will demonstrate why universities should reconsider the use of mobile…

Reaching and Engaging Today's Learners
April 20, 2009

A Solutions in Action Webcast - Monday, April 20, 1:00 p.m. EDT Today’s students are growing up amid exponential technological change. Ubiquitous computing and mobile device…

Student-Generated Content for Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts, and YouTube: Leveraging Institutional and Third-Party Efficiencies for New
April 6, 2009

With the economic downturn and tightening budgets, the stakes in the build versus buy decision for educational technology have never seemed as high. As instructors start to engage more deeply in …

The Mapping Controversies Web Directory: Harnessing Students' Collective Intelligence
March 10, 2009 | A session at the NERCOMP Annual Conference 2009

The Mapping Controversies web directory is both a research tool from which students can extract information and a repository into which they can contribute, thus it evolves in response to user inpu…