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Educause Quarterly

2006 Volume 29, Number 1

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Number of articles: 14

  1. Policy and Legal Implications of Spyware and Data Privacy

    Andrea Nixon

    For years computer viruses have threatened productive use of personal computers, challenging users and support providers to prevent and recover from viral attacks. Now another type of computing... More

    pp. 5-7

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  2. Do You Know where Your Data Are?

    Cedric Bennett

    Many of the information security appliances, devices, and techniques currently in use are designed to keep unwanted users and Internet traffic away from important information assets by denying... More

    pp. 8-9

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  3. What Should You Do?

    Wayne A. Brown

    "What should I do?" Technology managers have asked this question many times, and most IT leaders have heard similar concerns voiced as technical staff begin thinking about their next career steps. ... More

    pp. 10-11

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  4. Electronic Portfolios for Whom?

    Javier I. Ayala

    Electronic portfolios are a recent technology wave hitting the coast of higher education. Since 2000, more than 300 articles have appeared on the topic. Electronic portfolios are described as the... More

    pp. 12-13

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  5. Effective Management of Information Security and Privacy

    Alicia Anderson

    No university seems immune to cyber attacks. For many universities, such events have served as wake-up calls to develop a comprehensive information security and privacy strategy. This is no simple ... More

    pp. 15-20

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  6. E-Learning--A Financial and Strategic Perspective

    Stephen R. Ruth

    In this article, the author discusses three distinct challenges that demand solutions if traditional universities are to successfully confront the economic realities of distance learning: (1) Many ... More

    pp. 22-30

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  7. Uniting Technology and Pedagogy: The Evolution of an Online Teaching Certification Course

    Bonnie Riedinger & Paul Rosenberg

    Like all learners, new online instructors need hands-on experience, feedback, and ongoing support to become comfortable and proficient in the virtual classroom. It is unrealistic to expect even the... More

    pp. 32-39

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  8. Implementing Wireless PDA Technology in the IT Curriculum

    David R. Rawlinson & Kimberlee Bartel

    Colleges and public universities must stay abreast of rapid changes in the application of information technology, typically on very limited budgets. Additionally, students increasingly expect... More

    pp. 41-47

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  9. CIO Effectiveness in Higher Education

    Wayne A. Brown

    Information technology departments, and therefore chief information officers (CIOs), can have a communication and action gap with their institutions and leadership. The gap between IT and the... More

    pp. 48-53

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  10. Professional Development for IT Leaders

    Linda A. Cabot

    If one "googles" the term "professional development" on the Web, he/she gets definitions such as "the development of skills both tangential and essential to one's current occupation." Digging a... More

    pp. 54-56

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  11. MISESS: Web-Based Examination, Evaluation, and Guidance

    Zuhal Tanrikulu

    Many universities are reevaluating their traditional educational methods and providing pedagogical material through the Internet. Some Web-based systems offer a constructionist learning environment... More

    pp. 58-62

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  12. Cutting through the Clutter: What Makes an Intranet Successful?

    Kendall Whitehouse

    Most large enterprises now have some type of portal to organize their internal information services. Few, however, have the long history of the SPIKE project at the University of Pennsylvania's... More

    pp. 65-69

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  13. Library Services for a Digital Future

    Duncan M. Aldrich & Greggory Stefanelli

    The University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) Libraries initiated its spin on digital libraries as a partner in a W. M. Keck Foundation grant awarded to the university in 1997. The overall grant ($2,250,000... More

    pp. 70-73

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  14. Laptop Use in University Common Spaces

    Bill Wolff

    Anecdotal evidence existed about the many students who use their laptops and the wireless network in university common spaces, but little was known about how, where, and why students use laptops on... More

    pp. 74-76

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