This is a bit of a recycle of a previous blog from the start of the academic year mostly to make sure that all Education students are aware of this free service. Lightwire now provides Internet access for all students on the Hamilton campus, within the halls of residence and via wireless. Students can . . . → Read More: Free* Internet access for students
A recent article in an ethics periodical has highlighted some alarming double standards in the business model of Turnitin, the worlds largest provider of plagiarism detection software and provider of said solution to our own University. It seems that Turnitin offers a corresponding service to students called WriteCheck that will check an assignment before a . . . → Read More: Turnitin: friend or foe?
With an ever increasing number of staff and students coming onto campus with laptops, netbooks, and wireless-capable smartphones and tablets, there is increasing recognition that cloud-based file management and storage is the easiest way for individuals to synchronise files across multiple devices or collaborate with others. Where previously USB memory drives and email attachments . . . → Read More: Cloud-based file storage and management