Please be advised.
In an effort to better serve the ECC community, we will be increasing the ECC Internet bandwidth from the current speed of 45 MB to 150 MB. This upgrade will improve internet speeds threefold, reducing loading lag and enhancing streaming capabilities.
The internet upgrade is scheduled for February 22,2013 at 5:00 PM. Please expect minor Internet and phone service interruption between the hours of 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM.
We thank you for your patience.
“There is a widespread belief among teachers that students’ constant use of digital technology is hampering their attention spans and ability to persevere in the face of challenging tasks, according to two surveys of teachers being released on Thursday.” -nytimes
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How Can Technology Support Today’s Community College Students?
“In the current economic climate, where budget cuts and increasing enrollments are daily headlines, students and colleges alike continue to face challenging financial times.”
We all know how hard it can be to get information to students, or even harder, to their parents. Richard Byrne has been a teacher for some time and definitely has some interesting ideas that will allow you to keep in better contact with your students.
“People, particularly teenagers, have an almost compulsive reaction to open text messages when their phones beep or buzz. So if you want to quickly deliver an important message to student or parent today, sending a text message is the best way to do it. Managing a list of cell phone numbers can be a daunting task. Here are seven services that educators can use to easily send and manage group text messages.” – Richard Byrne
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October 4, 2011 – Author: Yelena Lyudmilova
Leslie Garisto Pfaff presents an interesting perspective on what is being defined as a new stage of life in her article “Adulthood Interrupted”. This article provides another facet of understanding of the 20 something experience in 2011.