Curiouser and Curiouser: What caught our eyes online this week

“Curiouser and Curiouser!” cried Alice…
Alice’s adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

Welcome to Chasing Reference’s weekly roundup of the curious articles and links that have caught our eye this week!

Faculty members express conflicted views on the merits and costs of online education.

News Corps. has been split into an entertainment division (Fox News, 20th Century Fox, and Fox broadcasting) and a publishing division, containing The Wall Street Journal, The Times of London, and HarperCollins.

An interesting new technology with possibly huge implications for classroom teaching is being developed at Karhlsrule Institute of Technology in Germany.  This program would allow students to access simultaneous translations of lectures, slides, and other classroom material.

Faculty members at UVA discuss the right way to lead higher education through the digital age.

Excited about the Carnegie Awards for Excellence in Fiction and Non-Fiction winners? Check out these promotional materials and programming ideas.

AIR.U is expanding broadband access at rural colleges and universities by utilizing ‘empty’ TV spectrum.


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