The Week in Learning Technology - February 15-21

posted Feb 22, 2011, 3:55 AM by   [ updated Feb 22, 2011, 4:56 AM ]
Talking About a Digital Public Library of America
 In October 2010, Robert Darnton, the historian and university librarian at Harvard, talked to Wired Campus about the possibility of building what was then being described as a National Digital Library. Since then, Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society, with money from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, has stepped into the role of coordinating plans for what’s now being designated a Digital Public Library of America. The Wired Campus
 Lehigh U. Journalism Professor ‘Crowdsources’ His Teaching Philosophy Jeremy Littau embraces social-networking tools like Twitter and crowdsourcing in the journalism classes he teaches at Lehigh University. So when the assistant professor began to prepare materials for his two-year professional review, he put a call out on Twitter for former students to give their take on his teaching philosophy—in 140 characters or less. The Wired Campus 2/18/2011
 College President Posts Popular, Candid Messages on YouTube and TwitterJohn Maeda, leader of the Rhode Island School of Design, gets his message out on YouTube or on Twitter better than any other college president—at least, if you go by the number of views on videos of talks he’s given, or the number of people following his tweets (more than 141,000).
 The Wired Campus