09 juillet 2018

Judge backs labels' MP3

Judge backs labels' MP3 search
An Australian judge thinks it might be a good idea for music companies to begin examining the contents of files on university computers to ensure that they do not contain copyright music. More...

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OEBPS: The Universal Consumer eBook Format?

OEBPS: The Universal Consumer eBook Format?
The author points out that the eBook market is becoming increasingly fragmented. "I am troubled," he writes, "by the large and growing number of essentially incompatible, proprietary consumer ebook formats and associated ebook reading applications and hardware." In response, he proposes that publishers adopt The Open eBook Publication Structure (OEBPS) as a universal eBook language. More...

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Do Online Schools Provide A Quality Education?

Do Online Schools Provide A Quality Education?
Experiences like this can only dampen student enthusiasm for online learning: "I am attending an online college for the first time and I am starting to get a bad taste in my mouth about the amount of effort that some of my professors are putting forward in my courses. More...

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A Guide to Digital Rights Management

A Guide to Digital Rights Management
This Guide, provided by the Australian government, offers resources and information aimed mostly at content producers. More...

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A primer in SF Xenolinguistics

A primer in SF Xenolinguistics
Just for fun - but practical if you are planning something like, say, a universal ontology - this Guide instructs you on the variations you are likely to encounter when translating - or creating - an alien language. More...

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Mandated Online RAE CVs Linked to University Eprint Archives: Enhancing UK Research Impact and Assessment

Mandated Online RAE CVs Linked to University Eprint Archives: Enhancing UK Research Impact and Assessment
Researchers in the U.K. are currently assessed through a complex mechanism involving dossiers of various performance indicators. More...

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Using O2 to Overcome Learning Objects Limitations

Using O2 to Overcome Learning Objects Limitations
David Wiley and a host of other writers collectively known as the "Resusability, Collaboration and Learning Troupe" (a reference to IMS learning design?) discuss the use of 'context-free' learning objects through their situation in educational environments (my phrasing, not theirs). The central thesis is sound: to make objects more widely usable, you have to remove specific pedagogical properties from them. More...

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Learning Goes Global in Make or Break Move

Learning Goes Global in Make or Break Move
Analysis of the launch this week of the first courses offered by Universitas 21. Some of the numbers in this article are interesting: Universitas 21 is a $50 million venture (all figures in $US), it is looking at a market estimated to be worth $111 billion, and the group claims intellectual property assets worth $55 billion. More...

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Free vs. fee: Underground Still Thrives

Free vs. fee: Underground Still Thrives
Despite the launch of several new subscription based music services, their success is dwarfed by the free services such as Kazaa. More...

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