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The Week in Learning Technology - October 31-November 7, 2010

posted Nov 15, 2010, 5:47 AM by wdrummond@ltu.edu   [ updated Nov 15, 2010, 5:55 AM ]
 Title Description Source Links Date
 Internet2′s New Leader Outlines Vision for Superfast Education NetworksUniversities need superfast computer networks now more than ever—to connect to global satellite campuses, to participate in international research, and to build better ties with communities near their campuses by providing broadband access—but a slew of financial and cultural obstacles stand in the way of their development.
 The Wired Campushttp://chronicle.com/blogs/wiredcampus/internet2s-new-leader-outlines-vision-for-superfast-education-networks/27996
 11/2/2010
 In Downturn, More Return to College Without Basic Computer Skills Online education can help laid-off workers learn new skills. But before they can even dream about getting a degree, some must clear a much more basic hurdle: learning how to use a computer. The Wired Campus http://chronicle.com/blogs/wiredcampus/in-downturn-more-return-to-college-without-basic-computer-skills/28007 11/3/2010
 New Learning Technologies 2011 SALT Conference The deadline for early-bird registration is November 23rd. Registration fees for SALT Members, currently $650, will be $700 after that date. Registration fees for non-members, currently $700, will be $750. Register on or before November 23rd to take advantage of the discounted registration rates. Society for Applied Learning Technology http://www.salt.org/index.htm?fl/orlandoP.asp?pn=orlando 11/4/2010

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