The Chronicle of Higher Education | Tech Therapy http://chronicle.com/section/Tech-Therapy/151/ Sun, 21 Dec 2014 21:57:30 EST <![CDATA[Tech Therapy: IT's Role in the Library of the Future]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/126195/ http://chronicle.com/article/Tech-Therapy-ITs-Role-in-the/126195/ Sue Stroyan, information-services librarian for Illinois Wesleyan University, explains why many institutions have merged their IT and library operations.

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Wed, 02 Feb 2011 16:45:00 EST
<![CDATA[Tech Therapy: How Internet2 Plans to Spend $62.5-Million in Stimulus Funds]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/125805/ http://chronicle.com/article/Tech-Therapy-How-Internet2/125805/ H. David Lambert, Internet2's new president and chief executive, talks about the networking group's vision and the challenges it faces.

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Thu, 06 Jan 2011 00:00:01 EST
<![CDATA[Tech Therapy: Episode 78—A Writing Class Takes on Cyberbullies]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/125634/ http://chronicle.com/article/Tech-Therapy-Episode-78-A/125634/ A professor at the University of Southern California and his student talk with The Chronicle about spending a semester creating resources to help victims of online bullying.

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Tue, 07 Dec 2010 00:01:00 EST
<![CDATA[Audio: Tech Therapy—'Wired Magazine' Co-Founder's Tech Advice for Academics]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/125229/ http://chronicle.com/article/Audio-Tech-Therapy-Wired/125229/ Kevin Kelly talks about his new book and what his framework for change means for colleges.


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Tue, 09 Nov 2010 00:01:00 EST
<![CDATA[Audio: What 'The Social Network' Says About Facebook's Place on Campuses]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/124898/ http://chronicle.com/article/Audio-What-The-Social/124898/ The Tech Therapy team looks back on the rise of Facebook and asks whether colleges have a responsibility to educate students about the network's privacy implications.

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Tue, 12 Oct 2010 17:59:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Audio: Should Colleges Encourage Better Tech/Life Balance?]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/124352/ http://chronicle.com/article/Audio-Should-Colleges/124352/ Naomi S. Baron, a linguistics professor at American University, tells the Tech Therapists about her concern that colleges push too much technology on students and professors.

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Thu, 09 Sep 2010 11:28:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Audio: What to Do About Illegal Downloading on Campuses]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/123876/ http://chronicle.com/article/Audio-What-to-Do-About/123876/ Heidi Wachs, Georgetown University's director of IT policy, discusses a new law that requires colleges to deal with illegal music and movie downloading.

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Wed, 11 Aug 2010 17:54:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Audio: The Case for Digital Scholarship]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/66161/ http://chronicle.com/article/Audio-The-Case-for-Digital/66161/ Edward Ayers, president of the University of Richmond, discusses the value of using digital tools to conduct and present research.

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Wed, 07 Jul 2010 14:06:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Audio: Wikipedia's Co-Founder Calls for Better Information Literacy]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/65841/ http://chronicle.com/article/Audio-Wikipedias-Co-Founder/65841/ Jimmy Wales discusses the best—and worst—ways to use the encyclopedia in teaching and research.

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Wed, 09 Jun 2010 15:11:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Audio: Moving From Anecdotes to Data]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/65478/ http://chronicle.com/article/Audio-Moving-From-Anecdotes/65478/ The Tech Therapy team talks with Freeman Hrabowski, the president of the University of Maryland-Baltimore County, about using data to improve teaching and research.

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Tue, 11 May 2010 15:55:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Audio: Episode 70: An End (and a Beginning) for Tech Therapy]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/65195/ http://chronicle.com/article/Audio-Episode-70-An-End-and/65195/ Jeff Young joins Warren Arbogast as Tech Therapy's new co-host, and they discuss some of the new things listeners will hear on the show, starting in May.  

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Wed, 21 Apr 2010 13:58:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Audio: Is New Technology Wearing You Out?]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/64993/ http://chronicle.com/article/Audio-Is-New-Technology/64993/ Cathy Kelley, an assistant provost at Fairleigh Dickinson University, asks how technology staffers can maintain energy when they constantly have to tackle new projects.

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Thu, 08 Apr 2010 00:01:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Audio: How Librarians and IT Officials Can Get Along]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/64823/ http://chronicle.com/article/Audio-How-LibrariansIT/64823/ Susan Gibbons, vice provost and dean of the University of Rochester's River Campus Libraries, describes how she helped repaired a rift between librarians and techies.

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Wed, 24 Mar 2010 17:05:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Audio: Going Green With Technology]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/64593/ http://chronicle.com/article/Audio-Going-Green-With/64593/ Bill Tomlinson, author of Greening Through IT, discusses with the Tech Therapists the ways that technology can help and hinder sustainability efforts.

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Wed, 10 Mar 2010 12:45:00 EST
<![CDATA[Audio: Planning Strategically for Tough Times Ahead]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/64353/ http://chronicle.com/article/Audio-Planning-Strategically/64353/ Scott Carlson and Warren Arbogast discuss the impulse to cut in tough times—and the need to plan for growth.

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Wed, 24 Feb 2010 12:23:00 EST
<![CDATA[Audio: Tech Trends for the Coming Year]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/64105/ http://chronicle.com/article/Audio-Tech-Trends-for-the/64105/ The Tech Therapists look at cloud computing, green technology, and theother major issues that IT staff members will have to deal with in 2010.

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Wed, 10 Feb 2010 12:37:00 EST
<![CDATA[Audio: What Does the CFO Know About Technology Anyway?]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/63757/ http://chronicle.com/article/Audio-What-Does-the-CFO-Know/63757/ In an encore episode, the Tech Therapists talk about budgeting for technology with Steve Bragg, vice president for finance and planning at Illinois State University.

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Wed, 27 Jan 2010 05:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[Audio: Second-Class Citizens, Speak Up (Encore)]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/62614/ http://chronicle.com/article/Audio-Second-Class-Citizens/62614/ Warren Arbogast and Scott Carlson discuss how information-technology professionals can take leadership roles on collaborative projects at their colleges.

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Wed, 16 Dec 2009 15:36:00 EST
<![CDATA[Audio: Technology: The View From the Top (Encore)]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/49314/ http://chronicle.com/article/Audio-Technology-The-View/49314/ Do college presidents spend much time thinking about technology? The Tech Therapists ask the president and chief information officer of Marshall University.

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Wed, 02 Dec 2009 17:01:00 EST
<![CDATA[Audio: Why Can't Colleges Maintain What They Buy?]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/49117/ http://chronicle.com/article/Audio-Why-Cant-Colleges/49117/ Technology needs care and feeding, yet some colleges have trouble keeping up. Scott Carlson and Warren Arbogast talk about why.

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Wed, 11 Nov 2009 14:20:00 EST
<![CDATA[Audio: What Incentives Will Get Professors to Use Technology?]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/48957/ http://chronicle.com/article/Audio-What-Incentives-Will/48957/ Marsha Marinich, an adjunct professor at Marymount University, and John McFadden, retired chief information officer at Loyola University Maryland, offer their views.

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Wed, 28 Oct 2009 11:50:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Audio: When IT Grows, Can You Keep Up?]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/48810/ http://chronicle.com/article/Audio-When-IT-Grows-Can-You/48810/ Colleges too often make the same mistake: failing to plan for the maintenance and replacement of big technology purchases.

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Wed, 14 Oct 2009 15:17:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Audio: Are You Tracking What You Do?]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/48652/ http://chronicle.com/article/Audio-Are-You-Tracking-What/48652/ The Tech Therapists discuss the importance of keeping records in IT, particularly at a time when colleges face layoffs and retirements.

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Wed, 30 Sep 2009 13:29:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Audio: Fewer People, More Work?]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/48436/ http://chronicle.com/article/Audio-Fewer-People-More/48436/ When staff members get laid off or accept buyouts, what happens to the people left behind? The Tech Therapists discuss ways to approach the workload ahead.

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Thu, 17 Sep 2009 00:03:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Audio: Ending the Standoff Between Faculty and IT]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/48274/ http://chronicle.com/article/Audio-Ending-the-Standoff/48274/ When it comes time to request classroom technology, faculty members often ask the wrong questions. Warren Arbogast and Scott Carlson discuss the right way to seek help.

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Wed, 02 Sep 2009 17:56:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Audio: Launch New Product. Shoot Self in Foot.]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/48071/ http://chronicle.com/article/Audio-Launch-New-Product/48071/ You've just unveiled your big new technology project—and it's turned out to be a complete flop. Warren Arbogast and Scott Carlson talk about what to do next.

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Wed, 19 Aug 2009 17:04:00 EDT