[Itech] Fwd: INSIDE HIGHER ED May 7, 2009 Daily Update

Teresa Franklin franklit at ohio.edu
Thu May 7 08:04:01 EDT 2009

Hi Graduates,

You may want to read the story below about Blackboard purchasing Angel.

Dr. Franklin

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2009  Hello. Below you'll find what's new on our site today.
News  Blackboard Buys Angel
May 7, 2009

Purchase of rival that was making inroads in course management systems
shakes up the market. Can the industry leader learn from the up-and-comer?
» View full article <http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2009/05/07/bb>
 Breakthrough, Bust, or Building Block?
May 7, 2009

As Amazon unveils new version of its Kindle reader and underscores
implications for electronic textbooks, perceptions vary on whether step is
» View full article <http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2009/05/07/kindle>
 Classroom Failure, Postseason Ban
May 7, 2009

For first time, NCAA bars sports teams from championship play because of
poor academic performance. Association's leaders admit that poorer
institutions are more likely to face such penalties.
» View full article <http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2009/05/07/ncaa>
 Conflict in the Plains?
May 7, 2009

President's appointment to agricultural company's board raise questions
about priorities among professors and students at South Dakota State.
» View full article <http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2009/05/07/dakota>
 New Programs: International Business, International Psychology,
Ethnomusicology, Criminal Justice
May 7, 2009 » View full article

Baylor University announces finalists
for the 2010 Robert Foster Cherry Award
for Great Teaching. The winning professor
receives $200,000 and his home department
receives $25,000. Find out more. <http://www.baylor.edu/cherry_awards/>
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Views  Business and the Relevance of the Liberal Arts
May 7, 2009

Strangely, business gurus like Peter Drucker have often made a more
compelling argument for liberal education than the academy has, writes
Melanie Ho.
» View full article <http://www.insidehighered.com/views/2009/05/07/ho>
BlogU  Long Distance Mom: Interns and Parenting
PhD <http://www.insidehighered.com/blogs/mama_phd> May 7, 2009

For the last three months a German film student has been living in the
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Hot Buttered Noodles! My Second Book!
Education of Oronte Churm
<http://www.insidehighered.com/blogs/the_education_of_oronte_churm> May 6,

When my novel (due out July 1) was accepted for publication, I announced it
here under the title, “Hot Dog! My First Book!”. Today I have the pleasure
to say I’ve signed a contract for my ...
Breakfast with The Boy
of a Community College Dean
6, 2009

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roof.DD: He couldn't land on the roof. It's ...
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