When One Person's Tech Treasure Is Another's Trash

Jim Callaway for The Chronicle

Glenn J. Platt, a marketing professor at Miami U., in Ohio, says wireless clickers and the Smart Board, a type of interactive whiteboard (shown behind him), will soon be obsolete.
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Evangelists for wikis say that type of Web site, which anyone can edit, is the perfect technology for encouraging collaboration among students. The same kind of teamwork used to hone entries on Wikipedia can be used by students to jointly create...

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