14 mai 2018

DLESE-IMS Metadata

DLESE-IMS Metadata
More on uning opening open archiving to distribute learning objects. The days of the rights-bound bundled collections of learning content are over. More...

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Puzzling Out Google's Blogger Acquisition

Puzzling Out Google's Blogger Acquisition
Why did Google buy Pyra, the company behind Blogger? This article is a good analysis: it's that weblogs are the ultimate search tool. More...

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Bookmarklets

Bookmarklets
This one has been around for a while, but Rod sent the link around and I think it's worth passing along. Bookmarklets are little bits of Javascript you insert instead of URLs in your bookmarks (or favorites) list. More...

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All-UC Video Conference: MIT Open CourseWare Initiative

All-UC Video Conference: MIT Open CourseWare Initiative
I haven't had the chance to view this, since I'm creating this newsletter in the lobby of the Robson Square conference centre, but Fred Beshears from Berkeley thought I'd like to pass along this video recording of a conference between them at staff at the Open Courseware project at MIT. More...

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No, Really, This is What We Want

No, Really, This is What We Want
Another short newsletter, but lots of great content (if I do say so myself). This links to PowerPoint slides from my presentation to the IMS Open Technical Forum in Vancouver today. More...

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Emerging Trends in Post-Secondary Education - The View to 2012

Emerging Trends in Post-Secondary Education - The View to 2012
The point of this comprehensive series of slides is to demonstrate that there is a huge market for online learning waiting just around the corner, a market that has already begun to see the mergence of some major players, such as the University of Phoenix and the Apollo group, but which because of a virtually limitless demand will see an even greater increase. More...

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The Paradox of the Best Network

The Paradox of the Best Network
The principle supported in this short item is that "The best network is the hardest one to make money running." By "the best network" the authors mean an network that "delivers bits in the largest volumes at the fastest speeds," is open to innovation, and closes off the fewest futures. More...

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A Visual Interpretation of the Table of Elements

A Visual Interpretation of the Table of Elements
What is a chemical element? The symboloc representations - H for hydrogen, He for helium, and so on - suggest the name of the element, but otherwise convey no further information. More...

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Supercourse

Supercourse
The Supercourse is an online repository of more than 1000 free online lectures on epidemiology, prevention and public health. It boasts more than 9000 faculty members from 134 countries. More...

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Google Buys Pyra: Blogging Goes Big-Time

Google Buys Pyra: Blogging Goes Big-Time
"Google, which runs the Web's premier search site, has purchased Pyra Labs, a San Francisco company that created some of the earliest technology for writing weblogs, the increasingly popular personal and opinion journals. More...

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