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Aug 1, 2001

Addressing Nonprofit Technology Needs & Resources: A Community Toolkit Published by the Benton Foundation in partnership with CompuMentor, this Toolkit is designed to help community leaders assess and prioritize needs, map local resources and design an action plan for building the technology capacity of nonprofits. By: Anna Mills, August 1, 2001. Submitted on Aug 1, 2001 [Refer]

Multimedia Projects: An Effective Use of Technology as a Tool in Elementary Education Pretty good article, with examples and links, describing the use of multimedia in a classroom setting. By Richard Soos, TechLearning, August 1, 2001 Submitted on Aug 1, 2001 [Refer]

Global Knowledge Economics Council Standards Committees The Global Knowledge Economics Council is up and running and now they're recruiting people for their standards committees. The GKEC site looks a little sparse at the moment (many of the links point to empty yahoo groups) but the membership, as listed on the site, is top-flight. Watch that space. Submitted on Aug 1, 2001 [Refer]

Lessons Learned at the Ivy League What do alumni want from a university's web presence. Classes? lectures? No, not even e-learning (though they like the audio and video). This article dances all around it, so I'll just come out and say it: they want community. Virtual University Gazette, July, 2001. Submitted on Aug 1, 2001 [Refer]

Learning Is Mandatory; Presence Is Optional Good article culled by Eduprise. The gist is essentially that businesses are taking advantage of online learning and that they are doing so because of significant financial and other savings. Some good stats, informally expressed. For example, "For American General, the cost of sending an employee to Web-based training is one-half or less the cost of sending that individual to class." By Karen D. Schwartz, Mobile Computing and Communications, July 2001. Submitted on Aug 1, 2001 [Refer]

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