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Thursday’s reads

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A summary of the JISC e-books observatory project reports two surprises: e-book usage has no impact on print sales and e-book usage is widespread across all age groups.

Exploring Scitable, Nature Publishing’s new personal learning tool, which currently concentrates on genetics, evolution and variation.

Exploring Radar Networks’ Twine site.

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April 23rd, 2009 at 3:10 pm

Green Technology in Education

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Further and higher education establishments could save money and decrease CO2 emissions by introducing simple measures, according to a report issued today by the UK’s Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC). The report presents the findings of JISC’s Green Technology report. It outlines ways in which the intelligent use of technology can create savings of cost, energy or carbon output. The Green Technology Briefing Paper and Strategic Overview are available to read online now.

Press release: The ‘greening’ of ICT in education – new papers launched

Briefing paper: Green ICT: Managing sustainable ICT in education and research
Strategic Overview paper Managing Sustainable ICT in Further and Higher Education: Strategic Overview
Full report Sustainable ICT in Further and Higher Education: SusteIT Final Report

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January 19th, 2009 at 12:36 pm