21 septembre 2018

Top 10 Innovative Projects

Top 10 Innovative Projects
I sincerely doubt that the top 10 innovative projects of the year in online learning were all American projects. Most likely, the authors of this piece did not look beyond their own borders. More...

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Scope For Replicating BPO Success Model In E-Learning

Scope For Replicating BPO Success Model In E-Learning
Short article touting the potential for India's e-learning industry. "The resource base of highly-educated English speaking workforce, vendors offering competitive rates and quick turnover time, is likely to make India a profitable and attractive destination for global corporates." E-Learning also received positive coverage in yesterday's Times of India, indicating a wider awareness of the potential in that country. More...

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The Digital Death Rattle of the American Middle Class: A Cautionary Tale

The Digital Death Rattle of the American Middle Class: A Cautionary Tale
This title may seem to have little to do with either learning or technology, but the author draws the connections exactly where I would draw them. More...

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The Fourth Planet

The Fourth Planet
This site attempts a new dimension in learning: the use of blogs within a simulated Mars mission. beautifully designed, this site (which is just getting started) provides tasks, blogs, discussion and chat. More...

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Traffic Overwhelms New Online Science Journal

Traffic Overwhelms New Online Science Journal
Imagine. An academic journal on the subject of biology gets a million hits in a single day. Biology, even! In what may mark the most popular day in the history of the subject, the Public Library of Science Biology journal, the first to be launched by PLoS, was swamped by the widespread interest on its first day. More...

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Open Source Everywhere

Open Source Everywhere
Despite some scaremongering and red-baiting by traditional publications such as Forbes, open source as a business model has taken hold in the software world and is expanding to other domains of enterprise, most notably medicine and publishing. This comprehensive article takes a sympathetic look at the success of open source in various areas of endeavour and suggests that the movement is permanent and revolutionary. More...

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Experimental OAI Registry

Experimental OAI Registry
From the Belarusian State University Fundamental Library to the American Indian Studies Research Institute, they're all here, more than 400 Open Archives Initiative repositories listed in this new OAI Registry. More...

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On-line Publishing in the 21st Century

On-line Publishing in the 21st Century
Nice article about the contradictions between traditional publication models and the possibilities inherent in the web. The two mix together, notes the author, about as well as oil and water. So long as they see no role for themselves, publishers will continue to complain (incorrectly) that the new distribution model is flawed. But their role post-internet is becoming clearer. More...

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Building a Digital Library the Commons-based Peer Production Way

Building a Digital Library the Commons-based Peer Production Way
The author describes the rationale and methodology for the construction of a commons-based peer production (CBPP) digital library. Nice table outlining the four major sets of motivations: philosophical (spirit of camaraderie, democracy, altruism; aversion to hierarchy/command), logistical (knowledge distributed unevenly and/or widely; inflexibility of centralized effort), fiscal (inability to provide major coverage using works for hire) and optimal (more material; more peer review; more up-to-date content). More...

Posté par pcassuto à 08:18 - - Permalien [#]

L'innovation : une priorité s'appuyant sur la valorisation de la recherche et de l'enseignement supérieur

Screenshot-2018-4-21 Journal de mise en ligne - ESR enseignementsup-recherche gouv frL’innovation est essentielle à la croissance de notre économie et du progrès de notre société. Avec ses chercheurs et ses étudiants, la France investit dans deux sources d’innovateurs. Pour faire de la France un leader de l’innovation, le ministère s’engage sur trois enjeux stratégiques : l'accélération du développement de l'entreprenariat ; l'instensification des interactions de la recherche publique avec les entreprises ; la structuration du paysage de la valorisation de la recherche autour du campus d'innovation. Plus...

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