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“Using Digital Images in Teaching and Learning: Perspectives from Liberal Arts Institutions,” details the results of an intensive study of digital image use by more than 400 faculty at 33 liberal arts colleges and universities in the Northeast. Commissioned by Wesleyan University and the National Institute for Technology and Liberal Education (NITLE), the study focuses […]

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Just before the web burst into public consciousness, historian Roy Rosensweig demonstrated the power of multimedia to make history come alive with his CD-ROM “Who Built America.” Continuing to explore the possibilities of applying technology to scholarship, in 1994 Rosezweig founded the Center for History and New Media at George Mason University. As part of […]

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Electronic Literature Collection, Volume One Released College Park, Maryland, October 26, 2006 — The Electronic Literature Organization today released the Electronic Literature Collection,Volume One. The Collection, edited by N. Katherine Hayles, Nick Montfort, Scott Rettberg, and Stephanie Strickland, is an anthology of 60 eclectic works of electronic literature, published simultaneously on CD-ROM and on the […]

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Postliteracy

“Post-literate society” is not a new term, but here is an article that takes a more accepting stance. Note thesource, though! What is the worth of words? – The Practical Futurist – MSNBC.com excerpt: “December 25, 2025 — Educational doomsayers are again up in arms at a new adult literacy study showing that less than […]

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