17 mai 2018

CAREO RSS Prototyle Goes Live

CAREO RSS Prototyle Goes Live
The second institution to offer learning object syndication is the University of Calgary (Maricopa was first; see below. My feeds don't count because I'm not an educational institution). More...

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Rich Site Summary (RSS) Links and Information

Rich Site Summary (RSS) Links and Information

I'm still on the road in Ottawa, still struggling with slow dial-up lines, and so way behind in my links. So of course it is this week - perhaps prompted by my railing at IMS last week - that one of my long-time passions is coming to fruition. More...

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The Effect of Computers on Student Writing: A Meta-Analysis of Studies from 1992 to 2002

The Effect of Computers on Student Writing: A Meta-Analysis of Studies from 1992 to 2002
Some people may view this as counter-intuitive, but "on average, instructional use of computers for writing has a positive effect on the quantity and quality of writing students produce," at least according to this metaanalysis of 26 studies conducted over the last ten years. More...

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Computer Made from DNA and Enzymes

Computer Made from DNA and Enzymes

Ah yes, another day, another entry into the record books as the world's smallerst computer. More...

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Caring for Your Introvert

Caring for Your Introvert

Maybe it links to learning styles and maybe it doesn't. I don't know. But certainly it links to learning. Like the author, I am also an introvert. More...

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E-Learning Decisions: Modes, Models and Strategies

E-Learning Decisions: Modes, Models and Strategies

Today's newsletter - a bit late and a bit light - comes to you from the Government Online (GOL) conference in Ottawa. More...

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New Technology Could Cut Down on Whistleblowing

New Technology Could Cut Down on Whistleblowing
More on Microsoft's Windows Rights Management software. The tenor of this article - along with most discussions of the new technology over the weekend - is that the system will be used to protect corporate documents from being released by whistle-blowers. More...

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Compromise Copyright Bill in Works

Compromise Copyright Bill in Works
As the summary suggests, "Opponents of Hollywood's drive to strengthen copyright law are mounting a new strategy: Require anything that has antipiracy technology built in to be clearly labeled and let consumers decide at the cash register." Which sounds fine by me, with one condition: the alternative option - technology without antipiracy technology built in - must also be available at the cash register. More...

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A Passion for Metadata

A Passion for Metadata
What does it mean to have a passion for metadata? It's hard to say, because a passion for metadata is typically a passion for something else, something that metadata can help deliver. More...

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