ICT supplement No. 7

May 5, 2006

  ICT in higher education
Published in The Times Higher
on May 5 2006 

Leader  
"A new generation has grown up with technology and is as comfortable with a keyboard as with a pen"


Crystal clear for all to see  
Open-data sources are making long delays in publishing research evidence a thing of the past

Take charge of your data  
E-administration could take the devil out of the details

File-osophy rules the podcast age  
Listen and learn with the iTunes U academic download service

Just how tempting is an Apple?  
A study suggests the iPod is more useful for PR than pedagogy

UKLight speeds to new horizons  
A new network will beam even the largest data packages around the globe in super-quick time

Virtual dig to mine real solutions  
A Canadian university has developed a 3-D simulation that can make mine rescue preparation more realistic

What do you do when one size doesn't fit all?  
An international initiative will help universities get the IT services they need and save money, too

Big game hunting  
Japanese institutions are getting the chance to work with Microsoft but they face some searching questions

China sees future written on blackboard  
The Red Giant is the latest nation to hook up to virtual learning environments

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