18 septembre 2018

The USA's Public Broadcasting Service - Online Educational Resources

The USA's Public Broadcasting Service - Online Educational Resources
Web Tools newsletter continues it's look on public education broadcasting, this week with coverage of the United States in general and PBS in particular. More...

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NAWeb 03

NAWeb 03
I am NAWeb 2003 in Fredericton, New Briunswick, and like last year I have created a blog which is being added to by people here at the conference. In addition to the papers described below, I have summarized talks by Silicon Chalk's Murray Goldberg and Princeton's Howard Strauss. More...

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The Blogging Iceberg

The Blogging Iceberg
The results of this survey should not be surprising. The authors estimate that while more than 4 million blogs have been created on blog hosting services, almost 3 million of them have been abandoned, leaving (only) a little more than a million active blogs. More...

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Define E-Learning? Let Me Count the Ways...

Define E-Learning? Let Me Count the Ways...
So is it E-learning, e-Learning, or Elearning? And why can't people who work in online learning fix their friends' computers. More...

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Ideas as Corridors

Ideas as Corridors
The idea that ideas are a corridor is like saying that ideas are situated in clusters; think of the corridor as being similar to a particular culture, environment or zeitgeist. New ideas, situated beyond the corridor, are resisted, and people adapt to them in the following stages: they ignore the ideas, they deny them, they reject them, they integrate them, and finally, they make the transition to the new world view. More...

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In Defense of the Essay

In Defense of the Essay
Given that I write essays almost exclusively, it feels odd to read this item about the genre as being second-rate, under-valued, and dismissed. Though I have dabbled with fiction, it is the essay that has always attracted me (these days it is the 100 word essay, but I digress). More...

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RCDEO To Enter IEEE Standardization Process

RCDEO To Enter IEEE Standardization Process
The IMS Reusable Definitions for Competencies and Educational Objectives (RDCEO) will be put into IEEE format by the Learning Technology SubCommittee (LTSC) and submitted as an IEEE formal standard. More...

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At Hebrew University, all students study entrepreneurship

In Israel, which boasts the greatest number of start-ups per capita in the world, entrepreneurship courses have been sprouting at universities and colleges throughout the country to meet a grassroots demand. These aim to arm students with much needed theory and a toolbox of mentorships, networking and tips on how best to approach investors for funding, writes Shoshanna Solomon for The Times of Israel.
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, however, now wants to make entrepreneurship part of the staple diet of all of its students – including historians, engineers and philosophers. “Our vision is that each and every student, from semester one in year one, will learn something about innovation,” said Amnon Dekel, the newly appointed managing director of HUstart, the Hebrew University Entrepreneurship Center. “In this century, as you go forward in life, whether you work in tech or in services, you need to be innovative and an entrepreneur.” More...

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Chinese international students dominate student elections

Organised factions of Chinese international students are dominating elections at Australia's major universities, beating the established political parties at the same time as national authorities warn about foreign influence, writes Michael Koziol for The Sydney Morning Herald. More...

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Vice-chancellor warns female students about ‘sponsors’

Kenyatta University Vice-Chancellor Professor Paul Wainaina has cautioned female students against affairs with old men, popularly known as sponsors. Addressing first year students at the university, Wainaina said such relationships threaten a learner’s ability to perform well academically and could ruin her future, writes Mary Wambui for the Nairobi News. More...

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