Academic Technology Links for December 14, 2012

Approved Links

Our links for this week include some tips on grading papers, a report on the transitioning field of history, Wellesley College’s turn towards online courses, and a collection of Ted Talks. Enjoy!

Academic Technology Links November 30, 2012

This week’s links cover definitions of plagiarism, flipped classrooms, and an editorial about MOOCs. Enjoy!

Academic Technology Links November 23, 2012

Here are some links for the week of November 23, 2012, including a Wikipedia tool, a professor’s experience with a MOOC and flipping her classroom, electronic paper submissions, and three historians’ podcast. Enjoy!

Academic Technology Links for November 16, 2012

For this week, we have links on a gamification project, a Q&A about backing up your data, an interview with a Coursera co-founder, and a great post on how to evaluate non-traditional student projects. Enjoy!

Academic Technology Links for November 9, 2012


This week’s links feature institutions of higher education preserving digital documents, Tim Ferriss’s new book on learning, and Coursera striking a deal with an accredited university to offer MOOCs for credit. Enjoy!

Academic Technology links for October 31, 2012

Click through to read this weeks links: We have a computer science professor who gives students feedback via audio commentary, productivity strategies for professors, and an article about how students use social media. Enjoy!

Academic Technology Links for October 24, 2012

We bring you this week’s links — visualizing Google’s data centers, mapping the Grand Canyon, an online computer science course where you build your own computer, faculty weighing in on lecture capture, Raspberry Pi, and UVA’s experiences with Massive Open Online Courses.

Academic Technology Links for October 17, 2012

The links for this week explain free open textbooks, the history of technology, how to create a professional presence online, and what a MOOC is. Click through to read more!

Academic Technology Links October 10, 2012

This week, catch up on some academic technology-related articles we’ve gathered from the Web! Read about Google’s new underwater street view, bioinformatics learning site ROSALIND, students who want their professors to use more technology in the classroom, and TED-Ed (a platform for using TED Talks in education). Enjoy!

Academic Technology Links October 3, 2012

This week’s links cover MOOCs and e-learning. Click through to read more about the development of massively individualized learning, Nicholas Carr’s take on MOOCs, the issue of “scaling” interaction in MOOCs, MIT’s attention to e-learning via its new president, and an Australian Vice-Chancellor’s warning about MOOCs.