Sakai Fellows bring a wealth of expertise to the community in the areas of software design and development, pedagogical and teaching practices and community advocacy. Starting in 2008, a total of six Sakai Fellows will be selected annually for a one-year term by a small committee composed of Sakai community members. Fellows will receive a modest stipend to help defray the cost of Sakai-related activities, e.g., travel, speaking engagements, equipment and professional development.
EDUCAUSE helps those who lead, manage, and use information technology to shape strategic decisions at every level. EDUCAUSE actively engages with colleges and universities, corporations, foundations, government, and other nonprofit organizations to further the mission of transforming higher education through the use of information technology.
Friday night we welcomed, for a third time, Nate Angell, and for the first time Randy Thornton of rSmart to talk about the Open Education movement and Open Source. Join us for an entertaining hour of open ranting, martinis and even a little movie talk.
And no. They didn’t convince me to see Avatar.
Join host Cami Kaos, with producer Dr Normal, every week at 10PM Pacific Time for Strange Love Live as she interviews the movers and shakers of the social web, live from Portland Oregon.
I'm pleased to report that the first ever PDX Powerball Venture Capital fund returned earnings worthy of a Wall Street investment fund. With a generous $155 in initial capital, #powerballVC returned a stunning $9 in winnings!