23 octobre 2018

The Latest Word

The Latest Word
Overview of personal publishing from the point of view of aspiring authors. The take here is that print on demand (POD) can allow publishers to prints small quantities of books, reducing the large costs associated with self publishing. More...

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Les nouvelles tendances dans le e-learning

Les nouvelles tendances dans le e-learning
Nice summary (in French) of my presentation at RIMA last week. The report is part of an overall summary of the conference on the WikiFing wiki, part of the Fondation Internet Nouvelle Génération website. More...

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New Learning Models Under Scrutiny

New Learning Models Under Scrutiny
Discussion of the emergence of e-learning as an accepted form of learning in the corporate community. The article looks at the increasing demands for accountability, as purchasers of e-learning look for evidence of the success of the new model. More...

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Labor Releases Free E-learning App

Labor Releases Free E-learning App
The U.S. Department of Labor "is offering agencies a free version of an application it created to build multimedia training sessions," according to this item. The application conforms with U.S. accessibility standards and employs the SCORM learning object profile. More...

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ParlVU

ParlVU
Pause, just for a moment, and ponder the educational opportunities of such a service: live streaming media broadcasts of Parliament and all Parliamentary Committees, available free to anyone who wants, online. A great idea? Absolutely. Unrealistic? Not at all - this service is now offered by the Canadian government. More...

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5E pour former et apprendre : 4/ Explorer

Par . Apprendre, c’est partir à la recherche de nouvelles significations, de liens. Comme tout explorateur, l’apprenant doit accepter – et se voir reconnaître – le risque de se tromper de chemin, d’aboutir à des impasses. De son côté, le concepteur de formation crée des environnements propices et sécurisants, dans lesquels les apprenants deviennent producteurs de savoirs. Plus...

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Dive Into Markdown

Dive Into Markdown
What converted RSS from an obscure XML format to the widely popular specification it is today? Very simply - tools started to use it: blogging softwrae, on the one end, and headline readers on the other. Which means that people do not even need to think about RSS in order to be using it. More...

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Donald Trump Seeks to Copyright 'You're Fired' Catchphrase

Donald Trump Seeks to Copyright 'You're Fired' Catchphrase
I don't know how many times the phrase has been used throughout history, but it must be some. More...

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Improving Peer Review: Who's Responsible?

Improving Peer Review: Who's Responsible?
Is peer review too important to be left to publishers. That's the interpretation Peter Suber gives to this article, which otherwise reads as a call for greater training for peer reviewers. There is no doubt that critical assessment is necessary for science to progress. More...

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TypeKey

TypeKey
The semantic social network takes another step forward with the announcemnt of TypeKey from SixApart. "As a TypeKey user, you get your own free TypeKey Profile Page, displaying only the information you choose to share." This profile allows you to comment on any number of websites and weblogs. More...

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