Adventure!

A few of us here at CIDDE had the opportunity to participate in the EDUCAUSE Conference in Anaheim, CA.  The conference center was a block away from Disneyland and, from the hotel, I could see the tip of the Matterhorn.  The keynote speaker, Gary Hamel, from the London Business School, spoke on the topic of reinventing…

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EDUCAUSE 2010 and Learning Opportunities

I write this from an airplane, 36,000 feet above the middle of the United States.  I am on my way to an annual conference of the association EDUCAUSE, whose mission it is to support “the intelligent use of information technology in higher education.”  I spent 8 years, until July of 2009, as a Vice President of…

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Are You Ready for eBooks?

A small group within CIDDE has initiated a project to investigate current and emerging technologies for creating, distributing, and using electronic books, particularly as substitutes or supplements for traditional textbooks and as platforms for delivering multimedia-enhanced course materials.  Our goal is to better inform instructional designers, instructional technologists, and University faculty of the capabilities, benefits,…

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