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Disrespectful and Time-Wasting, or Engaged and Transformative? The Mile-High Twitter Debate
November 4, 2009 | A session at the EDUCAUSE 2009 Annual Conference

Join in the Twitter debate with a no-holds-barred exploration of the issues. Engage and prepare to be challenged on both sides. Use Twitter while at the session, and analyze in real time whether th…

Dancing with History: A Cautionary Tale
November 6, 2009 | A session at the EDUCAUSE 2009 Annual Conference

This talk will trace the history and modus operandi of the Open University in the United Kingdom, placing it in the context of trends in higher education across the world. The pressures arising fro…

Creating a Global Community: Knowledge Given, Knowledge Gained Online - Sponsored by Cisco Systems, An EDUCAUSE Gold Partner
November 6, 2009 | A session at the EDUCAUSE 2009 Annual Conference

As Duke University extends its reach as a global "campus," long-standing assumptions about academic "community" and physical presence are evolving. From Durham to New Delhi, Sin…

Cyberinfrastructure in a Carbon-Constrained World - sponsored by Juniper Networks & Qwest Communications
November 5, 2009 | A session at the EDUCAUSE 2009 Annual Conference

A significant contributor to rising greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions is the information technology and communications industry itself. As campus researchers increasingly employ computational and cybe…

Lessons from the United Kingdom's Experience with Federated Access Management - sponsored by Juniper Networks & Qwest Communications
November 5, 2009 | A session at the EDUCAUSE 2009 Annual Conference

The UK Access Management Federation is the largest education and research federation in the world, potentially serving every school, college, and higher education institution in the United Kingdom.…