No Surprise Here

Inside Higher Education reports that faculty/teaching staff members think they’re pretty darn hip when it comes to technology — and students call their bluff, noting that “when students were asked about the top impediment to using technology, the top answer was ‘lack of faculty technology knowledge.’ ” It would be tough to come up with a more concise, acute account of the problems of enhancing technological support for teaching; throw in “shortage of funds,” and you can explain a lot.

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  1. If you download the 2008 and 2009 reports (PDF format) you will find some interesting dynamics between what IT departments, faculty, and students all think of the technology available and the ability to use it.

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