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August 17, 2007

Video Equipment for Students

Students can checkout video cameras and tripods for academic and personal use from the College of Liberal Arts Office of Information Technology office located in 110 Anderson Hall on the west bank. This pool of equipment is made possible because of the student technology fees. Visit http://www.claoit.umn.edu/loaners/ to make a reservation.

The 1% Rule

“What is the 1% rule? It's an emerging rule of thumb that suggests that if you get a group of 100 people online then one will create content, 10 will "interact" with it (commenting or offering improvements) and the other 89 will just view it.?

- Charles Arthur, July 20, 2006, The Guardian

Online Course Materials

The 2007 UMN Student Tech Survey showed that 58.8% of students access online course materials at least once a day. That is up from 22.8% in 2001 and 52.7% in 2004. For more results from UMN technology surveys, visit http://dmc.umn.edu/surveys