Academic Technology Links for February 22, 2013

link_postThis week, the links include open-source learning materials, team-based learning, and mishaps involving an email mistaken for phishing. Enjoy!


The Creative Commons blog posts about open-source educational materials.

CIT Team-Based Learning Course Design Fellowship Wrap Up —¬†From Duke’s Center for Instructional Technology, a report on how some courses were redesigned to use team-based learning techniques.

Notification of .edu Server Breach Mistaken for Phishing Email¬†— From the post, “The administrators of 7,000 university websites are being required to change their .edu domain account passwords after a security breach … one that was reported to them by Educause, the non-profit higher-education IT group that administers .edu, via an email that some complained bore the markings of a phishing attempt.”

About Kim Mann

Kim Mann is the editor and a writer for the Academic Technology Blog. She earned her BA in English from the University of Minnesota in 2003 and her MA in American Studies from William & Mary in 2009, and her PhD in American Studies at the College in 2014. Her research is on technology, the interface, and the body in mid-twentieth century science fiction.