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E-portfolios to bring new practices to classroom

Fresno State took a major step Monday toward the implementation of a campuswide e-portfolio program that aims to provide students with a way to showcase school work to other students, professors and even prospective employers. The program is part of ...

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Choosing technology: laptops vs. tablets

By Byron Harwell Since the invention of the laptop, students have had the advantage of computing on the go. This new technology took the computing world by storm by making computer use portable.

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ETextbooks widely used, but banned in some classes

A recent study indicates that students are on board with eTextbooks and welcome them into their courses. CourseSmart surveyed more than 500 college students and found that students are completely dependent on technologies — eReaders, smartphones, laptops and more — to get through their daily college routine.

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Tech Week

USU Productions is hosting Technology Week. There will be five workshops on campus during the first week of November. Presenters will explain many different technological devices that are useful to students both inside and outside the classroom.

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Google to enter e-book market

Originally slated for a summer 2010 launch, Google Editions, one of Google’s newest ventures, is a future online e-book store that seeks to take a bite out of the already established industry, and build upon its current Google Books service.

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Put the phone down!

It doesn’t matter which major you’re in. At least one of your instructors has addressed one topic in the first week of classes: Portable technology—namely, cell phones.

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Could the iPad revolutionize education?

With hundreds of thousands sold in the first two weeks, iPads have been a big hit in stores. But how will they be received at Fresno State?

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iPad comes to Kennel bookstore

The iPad, Apple’s newest innovation, is now available at the Kennel Bookstore to demo and purchase.

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One-finger salute

China plans to end thousands of years of culinary tradition by taking dogs and cat meat off its menu. A law being drafted against animal abuse, China’s first, calls for the country’s thousands of dog butchers and dog meat restaurants to be closed down.

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