ICT supplement no. 5

April 1, 2005


ICT in higher education
Published in The Times Higher
on April 29 2005


"Failure to satisfy student ICT expectations will dent recruitment efforts"

Do you read me, cafelattia?  
Which planet are you on when it comes to e-learning?

Jump for jorum  
Academics can share their insights and aids via a free online bank of learning objects

How to avoid a pig in a poke  
E-learning projects that put learners first can succeed with a clear, co-ordinated strategy and national support

Heavens' curators  
How do you manage a store of information as vast as the sky? Edinburgh's astronomers are working on it

Want to be a Bohr? Click here  
The Institute of Physics is digitising all of its publications going back to the 19th century

Contours of the past  
An online resource of historical maps of Britain offers a powerful way to explore many subjects

Free spirits  
Open-source programmers, who help drive many institutions' computer systems, are pirates to some - but they now have a new legal champion

Treasure for the islands  
A scheme to provide Caribbean states with distance learning by satellite and wireless technology aims to foster collaboration and boost regional competitiveness

On the record  
How has the Freedom of Information Act affected institutions?

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