23 mars 2018

OCLC, Olive Software Ally to Digitize Library Newspaper Archives

OCLC, Olive Software Ally to Digitize Library Newspaper Archives
Ah I don't know what to say about this item but it looks important enough to pass on. Through a Byzantine arrangement of exclusive arrangements and access to materials, libraries can offer access to newspaper archives. More...

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The 24-Hour Professor

The 24-Hour Professor
Another scare article from the Chronicle which asks the question, "Is technology turning college teaching into a 24-hour job?" This is a change of tactic for the Chronicle, a shift from the argument that online learning allows too little contact with students to the argument that online learning allows too much. More...

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Microsoft Dials Down School Software Audit Demands

Microsoft Dials Down School Software Audit Demands
The news in this article is couple of weeks old but the slant on the story shows that Microsoft has missed the point of objections to its marketingh, um, audit plan. More...

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AMTEC 2002 News

AMTEC 2002 News
The best demonstration of learning with new technology at AMTEC 2002 is not courtesy of the presenters or even the keynotes, but rather, of 23 students from Schell School in Holdfast, Saskatchewan. More...

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NLII San Diego 2002

NLII San Diego 2002
On the one hand I want to say that you really should read this item. It is an overview of the sessions at the National Learning Infrastructure Initiative (NLII) conference in San Diego last January, including an article about the panel I sat on that discussed learner centered design. More...

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Why Metadata? Why Standardize it?

Why Metadata? Why Standardize it?

Nice article that makes the case for metadata as well as anything I've seen. More...

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More Wireless Trends in the Making

More Wireless Trends in the Making
Good analysis of some future trends in wireless access. Notable is the prediction - similar to one I made four years ago - of the proliferation of different types of wireless devices for different activities. More...

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Building Sense of Community at a Distance

Building Sense of Community at a Distance
This article proposes that "Educators who perceive the value of social bonds in the learning process must re-conceptualize how a sense of community can be stimulated in virtual classrooms." More...

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Reestablishing the Value of Content

Reestablishing the Value of Content
This item is probably going to be circulated around the othewr lists with many nods and agreeing smiles, but aside from the passion in the argument I don't see any particular value here. It's the old argument - if we would all just recognize how valuable content is, we would be so inclined to want free content. More...

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Images of CADE

Images of CADE

The downtown skyline the backdrop, the world's cheapest web cam my camera, some quick snapshots of the Canadian Association for Distance Education conference happening right now in camera. More...

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