13 février 2018

Self-Publishing Electronic Newsletters

Self-Publishing Electronic Newsletters

This is a great article (far better than the Nielsen piece on the same topic yesterday). Nicely written, clear and straightforward, this article will tell you almost everything you need to know about publishing your own electronic newsletter. More...

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Keeping Your Intranet Healthy and Effective

Keeping Your Intranet Healthy and Effective

Good article on the practical steps needed in order to maintain an effective - and used - intranet. I would probably have added a note about ensuring ease of access, but I say that only because I find our own corporate intranet inaccessible. More...

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European Treasury Browser

European Treasury Browser
Scheduled for launch October 7 (the site is somewhat slow and empty at the moment), the European Treasury Browser - ETB - is intended to help teachers and students find quality teaching and learning resources, publishing and sharing learning materials, and to establish new tools and standards for resource discovery. The ETB provides European learning resources for schools via a metadata-based network of national collections. More...

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New Technologies In Education

New Technologies In Education
This article highlights four new technologies likely to make an impact in education. The first, everybody's favorite, is wireless access. Enough said. Portable computing devices, everybody's second favorite, is also on the list. The third is a bit of an oddity - new projecters. More...

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Macromedia Flash MX: Serious Instructional Authoring Tool?

Macromedia Flash MX: Serious Instructional Authoring Tool?

It reads like an advertisement - and hey! it's on the Macromedia site - but this article is a nice introduction to the use of Flash MX for educational applications. More...

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New Models for Higher Education

New Models for Higher Education
A study released yesterday by the Association of American Colleges and Universities argues that higher education runs a grave risk if it won't adapt. This article highlights key features of the study (but doesn't provide a link - most annoying - but you can find it here). More...

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Instructional Design in Elearning

Instructional Design in Elearning

Nice overview of instructional design theory and practice with some definitions (with links) and (short) descriptions of and links to the major theories. More...

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MIT OpenCourseWare Pilot

MIT OpenCourseWare Pilot
MIT's much talked about open courseware project launched in pilot form yesterday and became the lead in just about every elearning newsletter today. I spent several hours yesterday browsing through the site and learned - among other things - that MIT's Introduction to Philosophy course as taught in 2002 is exactly the same as the one I took at the University of Calgary in 1981. More...

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Interview with Bob Boiko

Interview with Bob Boiko
Good interview with Bob Boiko, author of Content Management Bible. Worth reading especially is Boiko's discussion of "context management" - "I've often heard that a content management system destroys context, as its sole purpose is to create neutral information that is free of context. More...

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Information Architecture: Learning How to Classify

Information Architecture: Learning How to Classify
I have come to the conclusion that it is virtually impossible to classify documents. This would come as a surprise to librarians, who have been classifying documents for years. But librarians, who handle larger documents, can manage with a relatively coarse system. More...

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