Author Archive | Scott Voth


Commons Version 1.0 Has Arrived!

The CUNY Academic Commons has been upgraded to our first named version, CUNY Academic Commons, Version 1.0! Here are some highlights: The Commons Wiki has been bumped up to MediaWiki version 1.15.4 – a substantial jump from 1.13.4.  The upgrade lets us install new extensions (extensions in MediaWiki are like plugins in WordPress — they […]

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Never Mind the Edupunks; or, The Great Web 2.0 Swindle

“Never Mind the Edupunks; or, The Great Web 2.0 Swindle” July/August, 2010 – Brian Lamb andJim Groom In their article in Educause, the authors discuss the future of educational technology and note the accomplishments of the CUNY Academic Commons. …we offer a shout-out to the jaw-dropping CUNY Academic Commons … which seamlessly integrates the open-source […]

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WordPress a Better LMS

“WordPress a Better LMS” March 18, 2010 – David Parry CUNY Academic Commons was one of three examples listed in The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Prof Hacker” column about how to use WordPress as a LMS tool. This is a really advanced WordPress set-up … an example of what could be done University wide if […]

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