Someday I'll sleep. For now I'm at EDUCAUSE.
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No kidding, right? However, sometimes actual data instead of the crushing feeling of despair...
Our business department is undergoing some shifts next fall due to changing budgets, retiring staff, and a technology director (that's me) who would like to see the way we teach computing. Up until now, aside from a web design class (introductory HTML, WYSIWYG tools, design principles, etc.
Here in the States, most of us are now teaching to some sort of standardized test. The original goal of these tests was to provide data and feedback to increase student achievement nationwide.
The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) will be coming online this summer when its construction is complete outside of Geneva. Run by CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, the collider will be the largest facility of its type, designed to detect new types of subatomic particles, generate previously unseen nuclear phenomena, create black holes, and possibly detect new dimensions.