Got these back to school tools?

So, you have a new laptop?  Read up:

Adeona is the first Open Source system for tracking the location of your lost or stolen laptop that does not rely on a proprietary, central service. This means that you can install Adeona on your laptop and go — there’s no need to rely on a single third party. What’s more, Adeona addresses a critical privacy goal different from existing commercial offerings. It is privacy-preserving. This means that no one besides the owner (or an agent of the owner’s choosing) can use Adeona to track a laptop. Unlike other systems, users of Adeona can rest assured that no one can abuse the system in order to track where they use their laptop.

Then, if you’re like me, you find ways to make the Blackboard CMS less time consuming.  This should include Professors too. (It could apply generally to most course management systems).

- Top 10 Reasons Faculty Fail When Using Blackboard CMS

- The Ultimate Guide to BlackBoard: 100 Tips & Tutorials

TTW: Lee

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  1. Excellent! Thanks for the Blackboard links. I can usually get it to do what I want to do, but it does sometimes drive me crazy. :) I now mainly use a wordpress blog to direct the class and they submit their work in BB discussion boards.

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