Stephen Downes

Knowledge, Learning, Community
The Chronicle of Higher Education has come out with yet another vaguely anti-technology article, this time about giving professors the capacity to shut down wireless access in a classroom. But more interesting is this essay in response by Ken Fisher pointing out that shutting down wireless will not only annoy students, it merely delays the inevitable. "Telecommunications companies such as Verizon already offer high-speed wireless EVDO to laptop users in major metropolitan cities, and short of violating federal law, schools cannot block those signals." Via Assorted Stuff.


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