The AT&T Foundation, the corporate philanthropy organization of AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T), and WaylandBaptistUniversityhave announced a $290,000 grant to support distance learning initiatives.
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One of my favorite "productivity" designers is David Seah. David created the Printable CEO series which is a series of forms to keep me on task and manages priorities. One of the forms I use the most for Project Planning my E-learning projects is his compact calendar. A one page calendar that encompasses the entire year. You can find the calendar at http://davidseah.com/page/compact-calendar. David describes how to use the calendar to manage projects far better tha
The June 8 Dallas Morning News had an interesting article on Second Life at Dallas area colleges/universities