17 mai 2018

Interview With Lew Gossage Senior Vice President And General Manager Of XanEdu

Interview With Lew Gossage Senior Vice President And General Manager Of XanEdu
If you don't know anything about XanEdu, an online service that provides copyright cleared "Course Packs" to educators, then you should read this interview to get an overview. If you are familiar with the service and want something a bit deeper, then you will be disappointed by this shallow and stale interview. More...

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Our Tender Youth Imperiled - Yet Another Corporate Menace

Our Tender Youth Imperiled - Yet Another Corporate Menace
From time to time I try to bring together the issues of branding and education in various ways. This review looks at a book that attempts the same project, though in a much more thorough fashion. More...

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Learning Objects Metadata: Implementations and Open Issues

Learning Objects Metadata: Implementations and Open Issues
There's a lot of great content in this special issue of Learning Technology. Though the articles are short, the sheer number of them - nineteen in all - makes this a longish read. Topics covered include learning object metadata, metadata repositories, and asscoiated tools and issues. More...

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Tackling Software Piracy an Uphill Battle

Tackling Software Piracy an Uphill Battle
The hook for this item is a raid on a software duplication house that netted illicit copies of software purportedly worth $10 million (I say purportedly because the value is being assessed according to the retail value of the original, a value that would never be close to realized in the illicit software market). More...

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Marriott Moves On Wi-Fi

Marriott Moves On Wi-Fi
I don't know where Marriott did its market research - I can't believe it did any - but I can say most certainly that I will not be getting my wireless access from this hotel chain. More...

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The Regina Declaration

The Regina Declaration
This article is a compilation of my contributions to the Commonwealth of Learning conference on copyright: It is within our grasp, if we assert only the will, to provide in full the resources needed to provide an education for every person on the planet. More...

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MCQ Resource Discovery Using XML

MCQ Resource Discovery Using XML
As a couple of people pointed out to me in the discussion area, an even earlier RSS feed of learning objects exists. This feed, which genuinely ranks first (bumping Maricopa to second) uses (as I recall) Userland software. More...

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Lawmakers Demand That Colleges Crack Down on Illegal File Sharing

Lawmakers Demand That Colleges Crack Down on Illegal File Sharing
The U.S. House of Representatives is urging college and university officials to "get tougher" with students who share files online. "The way to really convince students that illegal file sharing is wrong is to expel or prosecute them." University officials are hesitant, not surprisingly. More...

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Intellectual Property is Theft. Ideas Are For Sharing

Intellectual Property is Theft. Ideas Are For Sharing
No, this isn't from some underground anarchist newspaper. It's from the Guardian and the point of the article is to show how our language has been hijacked by the content producers in the copyright debate. More...

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Zoom sur six parcours de réussite - Aix-Marseille Université : Dispositif "Ascenseur social"

Screenshot-2018-4-21 Journal de mise en ligne - ESR enseignementsup-recherche gouv frLe dispositif "Ascenseur social" de la faculté des sciences est tourné vers les étudiants des quartiers prioritaires de la ville.
La force du projet est de développer un partenariat étroit entre le secondaire et le supérieur. Actions menées : orientation  active, renforcement disciplinaire en L1 réalisé par des enseignants du secondaire et coaching. Plus...

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