29 septembre 2015

If at First You Don’t Succeed: Toward an Adult Education and Training Strategy for Canada

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. If at First You Don’t Succeed: Toward an Adult Education and Training Strategy for Canada
Torben Drewes, Tyler Meredith, Institute for Research on Public Policy, 2015/09/28
According to this study (38 page PDF), Canada's education system "does not provide sufficient support to meet the learning needs of adults who may be working but require a 'second chance." More...

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IMS Global's Learning Tools Interoperability

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. IMS Global's Learning Tools Interoperability
IMS, 2015/09/28

Rob Abel writes, by email: "If (you are) interested in LTI (Learning Tools Interoperability) support there are two public lists that are keep up to date daily. One is the “catalog” of LTI platforms and apps/tools. More...

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xAPIsec: Towards an information security protocol for xAPI

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. xAPIsec: Towards an information security protocol for xAPI
Shelly Blake-Plock, xAPI Quarterly, 2015/09/28

Interesting item that discusses and links to proposed secure specifications for xAPI. More...

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The internet is eating your memory, but something better is taking its place

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. The internet is eating your memory, but something better is taking its place
Saima Noreen, The Conversation, 2015/09/28

According to the author, fears that that we are losing our ability to remember are ungrounded. More...

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Where are MOOCs Going? What is the Future of Distance Learning?

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Where are MOOCs Going? What is the Future of Distance Learning?
Stephen Downes, [Sept] 26, 2015, International MOOC Conference 2015, Anacapri, Italy

In this presentation I outline where the new MOOCs missed the real innovations in our connectivist MOOCs - not just the idea of 'open', but also the distributed architechture. More...

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Introducing The Institute for Performance and Learning

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Introducing The Institute for Performance and Learning
Learning, Institute for Performance, 2015/09/25

The Canadian Society for Training and Development has renamed itself to the Institute for Performance and Learning. More...

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What Happens Next Will Amaze You

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. What Happens Next Will Amaze You
Maciej Cegłowski, Idle Words, 2015/09/25

Excellent talk on the dysfunction of internet advertising networks and the skewed foundations (and general incompetence) of the Silicon-Valley-based new world order. More...

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Who’s Benefiting from MOOCs, and Why

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Who’s Benefiting from MOOCs, and Why
Chen ZhenghaoBrandon AlcornGayle ChristensenNicholas ErikssonDaphne KollerEzekiel J. Emanuel, Harvard Business Review, 2015/09/25

Interesting study that makes us focus on the people for whom MOOCs were actually designed (hint: it's not rich kids or teachers already in educational institutions). More...

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Evernote vs. Google Keep: Which Does More?

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Evernote vs. Google Keep: Which Does More?
Christina Warren, Mashable, 2015/09/25

Interesting comparison. Both are applications that allow you to clip, tag and save things from the web. More...

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Why Apple Music Missed a Beat

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Why Apple Music Missed a Beat
Mark Bonchek, William Patrick, Harvard Business Review, 2015/09/25

Educators also could learn from Apple's failures. More...

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