Site Map

You may recall having "subscribed" to the newsletter on my website - and then, nothing happened. Well, that's about to change.

I am in the final stages of preparing my daily newsletter and you - the fortunate twenty who subscribed before it was even launched - are able to view the final beta tests.

Here, then, is what OLDaily will look like:

Professor to sue university after appointment rejected Anti-tech activist David Noble is refused an appointment at Simon Fraser University, a leading propononent of educational technology. Noble says it's because of his views on the subject; the university says his application was incomplete. Noble is a pain, but the university's excuse is pretty shallow. By Heather Sokoloff,National Post, May 15, 2001. Submitted on May 15, 2001

University, rival team up with GM Online learning draws corporate and university interests closer together, as illustrated in this story where Indiana University and Purdue create some programs tailored for General Motors employees. By by Cory Schouten, Indiana Daily Student, May 10, 2001. Submitted on May 15, 2001

Publishers Promote E-Textbooks, but Many Students and Professors Are Skeptical A very one-sided look at the increasing use ofe-books (or e-texts) by colleges and universities.Instead of examining the real question - whether online texts should be viewable in a web browseror consigned to stand-alone (and otherwise useless)e-book readers, this article moans and groans abouthow e-books aren't really books. By Goldie Blumenstyl, The Chronicle of Higher Education, May 18, 2001. Submitted on May 15, 2001

Two Universities Withdraw from Universitas 21 The University of Toronto has decided to resign from the Universitas 21 consortium, and the University of Michigan has decided not to participate in the university, although it will remain a member of the consortium. By Geoffrey maslen, The Chronicle of Higher Education, 11 May, 2001 Submitted on May 15, 2001

About This NewsLetter