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-Dean


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Dean Williams
Assistant Director for Client Services
Enterprise Technology Services
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> Date: April 10, 2008 4:19:05 PM EDT (CA)
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> Subject: April 2008 EDUCAUSE Online: News, Resources, and Events
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> EDUCAUSE News for April 2008
> April News at a Glance
> Major Initiatives
> Oblinger Article Published in Becta's Emerging Technologies for  
> Learning
> Latest Offerings from the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative
> Resources
> EDUCAUSE Connect: This Month's Most Popular Resources
> Podcast of the Month
> Proceedings Now Online for Two Conferences
> Professional Development
> Volunteer with EDUCAUSE: Committees, Events, and More
> Mellon Awards for Technology Collaboration Deadline: April 14
> Register for Upcoming Events
> Save the Date for Upcoming Conferences
> EDUCAUSE Now is a new monthly audio podcast that covers news,  
> resources, people, and events related to IT in higher education.  
> Listen now to the latest broadcast, or subscribe to the EDUCAUSE Now  
> RSS feed.
> April News in Depth
> Major Initiatives
>
> Oblinger Article Published in Becta's Emerging Technologies for  
> Learning
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> EDUCAUSE President Diana G. Oblinger's article, "Growing up with  
> Google," has been published in Becta's Emerging Technologies for  
> Learning, vol. 3. Becta is a leading government agency for  
> information and communications technology in education in the United  
> Kingdom. Download the article and learn more about Becta.
>
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>
> Latest Offerings from the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative
>
>
> The new 7 Things You Should Know About Google Apps brief from the  
> EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) examines the collection of web- 
> based programs and file storage that run in a web browser, allowing  
> users to simply log in to access their files and the tools to  
> manipulate them. Visit ELI on the web.
>
> ELI invites the EDUCAUSE community to help construct a vision for  
> the future of learning on our campuses. Is lecture dead? Will  
> classrooms have walls? How will students and faculty collaborate in  
> the future? Contribute to the new Future of Learning wiki.
>
> Resources
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> EDUCAUSE Connect: This Month's Most Popular Resources
>
>
> See which resources—including articles, briefs, white papers,  
> PowerPoint presentations, and podcasts—have been recently viewed the  
> most at EDUCAUSE Connect.
>
> Podcast of the Month
>
> This month's featured podcast, spotlights the closing keynote  
> address recorded at the 2008 Midwest Regional Conference, "Leading  
> Ahead of the Curves." In this session, Brad Wheeler, vice president  
> for IT, CIO, and professor at Indiana University, discusses how IT  
> leaders can wisely discern and stay ahead of three curves that shape  
> college and university IT challenges—technical possibility, social  
> desirability, and economic feasibility. Listen to more podcasts at  
> EDUCAUSE Connect.
>
> Proceedings Now Online for Two Conferences
>
> Proceedings—including PowerPoint presentations, PDFs, podcasts, and  
> more—are now available for the following conferences:
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> Professional Development
>
> Volunteer with EDUCAUSE: Committees, Events, and More
>
>
> Network with colleagues and grow professionally by participating in  
> EDUCAUSE as a committee member, conference blogger, proposal  
> reviewer, session moderator, photographer, or ad hoc volunteer. To  
> be considered in this year's volunteer cycle, apply online by May 15.
>
> Mellon Awards for Technology Collaboration Deadline: April 14
>
> The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation awards honor not-for-profit  
> institutions with exemplary leadership in the development of open  
> source software for one or more of the foundation's constituencies,  
> including museums, research libraries, conservation biology,  
> performing arts organizations, and the arts and humanities in higher  
> education. The deadline for nominations is April 14, 2008. Access  
> the online nomination form.
>
> Register for Upcoming Events
>
>
> PKI Deployment Forum, April 16–17 in Madison, Wisconsin.
> Security 2008, May 5–6 in Arlington, Virginia. Early registration  
> deadline: April 11.
> Policy 2008, May 7–8 in Arlington, Virginia. Early registration  
> deadline: April 11.
> Enterprise Information and Technology Conference 2008, May 28–29 in  
> Chicago, Illinois. Early registration deadline: April 30.
> Southeast Regional Conference 2008, June 2–4 in Jacksonville,  
> Florida. Early registration deadline: May 5.
> Advanced CAMP: Registering, Discovering, and Using Distributed  
> Services in Academia, June 19–20 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Early  
> registration deadline: May 22.
> Save the Date for the Annual Conference
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