Department of Education Issues Final Regulations Amending FERPA

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (20 U.S.C. 1232g;…

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) Final Regulations

Dec 17th, 2008 This letter is to inform you that the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) (20 U.S.C. § 1232g; 34 CFR Part 99) final regulations were published in the Federal Register on December 9, 2008. As you know, the U.S. Department of Education (Department) issued a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) announcing proposed changes in the Federal Register on March 24, 2008

FERPA – Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act

December 17th, 2008 The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) (20 U.S.C. § 1232g; 34 CFR Part 99) is a Federal law that protects the privacy of student education records. The law applies to all schools that receive funds under an applicable program of the U.S. Department of Education.

Open Source Course Management Systems Get a Shot at Tenure

Sept. 10th 2008 Open source software encourages learning, the exchange of knowledge and information, and project improvements that rely as much on its users, and its developers' colleagues, as it does the developer. It's not unlike education. Ideally, learning is a continuous cycle of taking in, processing, and giving back, with modifications.

Learning Management Systems – Free Style

Monday, June 09, 2008 Have you been looking for a free hosted LMS or CMS to teach a course? Have you ever wanted to teach a little something online, even make a few bucks? It has been some time since I've searched for free course management systems and mostly I was familiar with those that have to be installed on a server (Moodle, ATutor, Sakai). I was pleasantly surprised to stumble upon a growing number of applications that are hosted online.