Author Archives: Jon Edwards

ETC Blog Gets a Facelift

Welcome to the new ETC blog! Most of the writing and all of the keywording (is that a word?) are mine. The photography is Lorene Lavora’s. But this latest incarnation of this blog owes its look and feel and remarkable functionality to … Continue reading

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Lunch & Learn: The New Blackboard 9: Finding Your Way

Ten years ago, Princeton adopted Blackboard as its course management system. During the past decade, the system has moved from serving a handful of courses to every course. What was an occasional convenience has become an integral part of the … Continue reading

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Lunch & Learn: Mobile Princeton is Coming: Get out Your Smartphones!

For reunions last year, OIT created a special web site tailored for the small mobile devices that are now proliferating in the marketplace, cell phones with web browsers, iPhones, Blackberries, and the like. The experiment proved to be quite successful. … Continue reading

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Lunch & Learn: Wireless: Revolution and Evolution with H. Vincent Poor

Wireless communications is among our most advanced, and rapidly advancing, technologies, he notes. New wireless applications and services emerge on an almost daily basis…
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Lunch & Learn: “e-Readers in the Classroom?” with Janet Temos, Stan Katz, Dan Kurtzer, and Trevor Dawes

In the Fall term of 2009, Princeton conducted a pilot sponsored by the High Meadows Foundation, the University Library, and the Office of Information Technology, to assess the use of e-readers in the classroom. The reader used was the Amazon … Continue reading

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