Wednesday, May 16, 2012

UPDATE: Facebook Sweetens the Pot

Facebook is now planning to sell 25% more shares, which would increase the company's value to $106 billion.

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Would You Pay for Facebook?

As to be expected, the spectacle of Facebook continues, with its IPO expected to launch this Friday on the NASDAQ at roughly $34-$38 per share. According to Bloomberg, this puts a value on Facebook at $104.2 billion. Some investors have wondered if Facebook is worth the price, but to build demand for their IPO, Facebook convinced investors that they could be profitable.

Wednesday, May 09, 2012

Academia's Social World

It was only a matter of time before the popularity of social networking entered into the hallowed halls of academia and became known as Academic Social Networking (ASN). After all, Facebook did start on a college campus. So what is an ASN and is it beneficial?

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Snagit replaces Jing Pro for video captures

What program do you use for your image and video captures? One option is Jing Pro. It is cost effective and easy to use. TechSmith, however, is retiring the Jing Pro yearly subscription option as of February 2013. All is not lost, however,

Friday, January 20, 2012

Regent University Global Roundtable

Monday, October 17, 2011

Could the Future of Online Learning Really Be Free?

On Monday October 10th, Stanford University embarked on a radical new idea, offering their CS221: Introduction to Artificial Intelligence to anyone in the world, for free.

Friday, August 19, 2011

LibGuides: Your source to "just in time" library research information

At a recent new faculty orientation we heard how we now can "embed a librarian" into a Blackboard course. I called the Regent Library to find out just what that meant, whether it was linking to the page of the librarian assigned to each school or if there was something more to it. Turns out there is! Regent Library has been working on developing "LibGuides" that are specifically tailored to every school or graduate program Regent University offers, including undergrad. They're not done with all the guides yet, but 14 of them have been posted online already. Click this link and select "All Guides" on the page that opens up.
image showing link to "All Guides" web page