18 mai 2018

After 5

After 5
If you are a part of the e-learning industry in New Brunswick, Canada, then you will want to check out this newsletter produced by TeleEducation New Brunswick for the sector. More...

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Back to the Oral Tradition Through Skywriting at the Speed of Thought

Back to the Oral Tradition Through Skywriting at the Speed of Thought
This is a light romp through the history of thought and communication, looking at the present evolution of email as representative of an oral tradition that has its origins in communual story-telling and modern incarnations as transitory as sky-writing. More...

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Persuasive Design: New Captology Book

Persuasive Design: New Captology Book
The author reviews B.J. Fogg's "Persuasive Technology," recommending it as good account of the use of interactivity on websites as a form of persuasion. The article could use a good editing. More...

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CollegeLinux: Learning the Linux Way

CollegeLinux: Learning the Linux Way

Interview with the dean of Robert Kennedy College (RKC) in Switzerland, David Costa, following the release of CollegeLinux, a distribution of the open source operating system intended for use in academic environments. More...

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The Reusability Paradox

The Reusability Paradox
This odd article, apparently written by David Wiley (but just as apparently credited to the The Reusability, Collaboration, and Learning Troupe at Utah State University) is intended to cast doubt on the usefulness of small (and thus more resuable) objects: "the more reusable a learning object is, the harder its use is to automate. Identically, the less reusable a learning object is, the easier its use is to automate." Why. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 09:26 - - Permalien [#]


IceWM

IceWM
Today's OLDaily is the first one produced on a Linux desktop. This link points to my current desktop environment, IceWM, a nice and simple desktop that feels a lot like Windows, but without so many of the annoyances. Most people use Gnome or KDE, but this one fits my needs. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 09:25 - - Permalien [#]

MCEETYA ICT in Schools Taskforce

MCEETYA ICT in Schools Taskforce
The Australian Ministerial Council on Education, Employment, Training and Youth Affairs (MCEETYA) Website is now available. The site is organised around strategic planning, connectivity, interoperability, content, research cross-sectoral activities, and policy and regulation. More...

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The Standard Bearers Close Ranks

The Standard Bearers Close Ranks
In an article that reads like a State of the Union address, the author described the efforts of five major bodies - IMS, ADL, SIF, OKI and IEEE-LTSC - as representing "the collaboration occurring across the entire eLearning spectrum." I think that's a bit overstated. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 09:24 - - Permalien [#]

SCORM Detective

SCORM Detective

A few people wrote yesterday to say that they had found the MX-based SCORM testing tool offered by Saba, not at the Saba website, but here, on the ADL website. More...

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Learning in the Large Enterprise: Centralized vs. Decentralized

Learning in the Large Enterprise: Centralized vs. Decentralized
I'm not sure this discussion captures all the nuances of the debate, but it's a good introduction, even if it is written from the point of view of e-learning in large enterprises. Still. One thing it says is this: "Online content puts the largest demands on servers and pipelines. Once that content is pushed out to local management via localized content servers, two problems are solved. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 09:23 - - Permalien [#]