So long "Paper and Pencil?"
The article about the local efforts even features Prairie Biker, who we link to on our "Friends of Donuts" list.
I think blogs are a natural extension of Blackboard, WebCT, Moodle, and other online instructional systems. When you toss in new innovations from Apple in Digital Video, Audio Podcasting, and Video Podcasting.... plus movements in RSS... the future's so bright I gotta wear shades.
I am really looking forward to iLife6. Our students and faculty have been doing great things with the earlier versions. This version 6 looks really awesome.