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WAC-CAC-ECAC Resources

  • WAC Clearinghouse. This dynamic Website offers a wealth of resources, including Across the Disciplines online journal, full-length books, forum discussions among WAC scholars, links to WAC-CAC programs, electronic archives of books and journal articles, and conference reviews and announcements
  • Computer-Mediated Communication Resources by John December includes links to his magazine as well as to the Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication and many other resources.
  • Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy is a refereed online journal that offers special issues, a daily online newsletter, and archives.
  • Seven Principles for Good Practice in Undergraduate Education: Implementing with Technology, Arthur W. Chickering and Stephen C. Ehrmann: Web version of an article that originally appeared in Change magazine lists Chickering and Gamson's seven principles applied to technology: (1) contacts between students and faculty, (2) reciprocity and cooperation among students, (3) active learning techniques, (4) prompt feedback, (5) emphasizes time on task, (6) communicates high expectations, (7) respects diverse talents and ways of learning.
  • Teaching, Learning, and Technology Group combines visions for change with practical suggestions for classes and institutions. Among their services in support of technology in education are Student Technology Associates, the Flashlight Project for assessment, and Roundtable collaborations.
  • Electronic Communication Across the Curriculum, the book that gave ECAC its name, is a collection of articles by teachers in a range of disciplines, edited by Donna Reiss, Dickie Selfe, and Art Young.
  • Technology-enhanced Learning, University of Maryland: Follow the Faculty link for a wealth of resources.
  • Education and Technology Resources and Course Material, Virginia Montecino: Some of these carefully categorized resources are also annotated.
  • Distance Education Clearinghouse, University of Wisconsin: Updated often, this site is both a gateway and a newsletter that highlights featured sites.
  • Internet Scout Project: email subscription and web access to "a selection of the newest and most interesting high-quality online science, math, engineering and technology resources.... of interest to all ages of readers...." (National Science Digital Library)
  • Webquest Page: "inquiry-oriented activity in which most or all of the information used by learners is drawn from the Web.... to focus on using information...[for] analysis, synthesis and evaluation" (Bernie Dodge and Tom March, San Diego State U)
  • Chronicle of Higher Education: news on disciplinary and general education as well as information technology and distance education.
  • Inside Higher Education: "breaking news and feature stories, provocative daily commentary, areas for comment on every article, practical career columns, and a powerful suite of tools to help higher education professionals get jobs and colleges identify and hire employees."
  • American Memory Collection: "primary source materials relating to the history and culture of the United States.... 7 million digital items from more than 100 historical collections"
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