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Lecture envisions future of books

Lecture envisions future of books
Eight year partners in research, Librarian Erin Gratz and Associate Director of Learning Technology Nori Barajas-Murphy discuss eAuthoring in education during their lecture, “Faculty eAuthoring: A Taxonomy,” held in the President’s Dining Room Tuesday. Their research showed that e-textbooks authored by faculty could cost significantly less than traditional books. / photo by Terrence Lewis Arielle... 

Tech not expected to slow registration

A number of recent technology glitches have students worried about registering for January and spring classes, with registration beginning Monday morning. A major concern for students is the University’s Wi-Fi and the possibility that it might not be able to handle the overload of students trying to claim classes. “When not that many people are using [the Wi-Fi] it runs OK at best,” said Edwin... 

App shames NYC homeless

App shames NYC homeless
Editorial cartoon by Jacob Bogdanoff and Des Delgadillo Homelessness is a huge problem in the United States. Thankfully, the number of people who are living on the streets in the United States has been declining for the past few years nationally, but this decline is not good enough for some Americans. David Fox, a 25-year-old web developer from New York, has taken it upon himself to try to help end... 

Software choice is focus of lecture

Software choice is focus of lecture
Todd Britton, assistant vice president in the Office of Information Technology, presents the findings of his dissertation “Key Considerations of Community, Scalability, Supportability, Security, and Functionality in Selecting Open-Source Software in California Universities” Monday in the President’s Dining Room. Britton used a Web-based wiki to have participants from private, non-profit California... 

University updates classroom tech

University updates classroom tech
Junior child development major Nathalie Duran links her iPhone to the Miller Hall seminar room projector using the updated smart classroom technology. Hany Seyam, senior director of information technology infrastructure, implemented the upgrades. Funding for the campus-wide project was made possible through the University of La Verne’s instructional technology fee. / photo by Emily Bieker Several... 

Club helps seniors use technology

Tyler Harrison Staff Writer The senior citizens at Hillcrest received a lesson in technology from the University of La Verne’s Enactus Club. Enactus stands for entrepreneurship, action and us. It is a business club that gives back to the community. “A lot of people think in business you just make money for yourself,” Shannon Kramer sophomore business major, said. “This club gives back and it... 

Cao encourages use of social media

Cao encourages use of social media
Assistant Professor of Decision Sciences Yingxia Cao presents “Antecedents and Consequences of Social Media Utilization in College Teaching: A Research Model with Mixed-Methods Analysis,” focusing on the use of social media by professors in the classroom, Monday in the President’s Dining Room. / photo by Ryan Gann Amanda Larsh Staff Writer  As technology and social media continually flood... 

Personalized maps are creepy

The latest technological expansion of Google Earth has a new layer of complexity added to its program that caters to the individual. This program has also pushed Google forward in an almost creepy way. The updated mapping of the satellites responsible for the three-dimensional rendering on the Google Earth map now allows Google users to create their own personalized maps that focus on their preferences... 

iPhone 5 piques student interest

iPhone 5 piques student interest
Alec Young texts his girlfriend on his iPhone as he waits for his first class of the day to begin, while Sean Kusick talks with a fellow track teammate about the NCAA compliance meeting they just attended outside on the patio by Barbara’s Place. The invention of the iPhone changed handheld phones from voice contact devices to full-fledged miniature computers. / photo by Jessica Harsen Robert Penalber News... 

Students want increased technology in classes

Karo Chakhlasyan Staff Writer Technology and education would go hand-in-hand, if education could keep up. University of La Verne faculty have tried with some success to integrate technology to enrich the learning experience, but the problem lies in older generations not having an understanding of how technology fits in today’s culture, at least according to some students and faculty. “It’s... 
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