25 octobre 2018

Eduplone Reveals Initial IMS Learning Design Support

Eduplone Reveals Initial IMS Learning Design Support
Plone is an open source content management system (CMS) that has won a wide following for its ease of use and functionality. This article describes one of the advantages of open source: it allows people to innovate in ways not considered by the original designers. Hence, eduplone is the same CMS platform rigged to work with learning objects. More...

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The Blogging in Schools Question

The Blogging in Schools Question
Thanks to Will Richardson for organizing the many blog posts from this week's discussion of blogging in schools. And for nailing the issue with some well chosen comments: "For blogging to be of value," he writes, "it has to be born of passion." So, "By its very nature, assigned blogging in schools cannot be blogging. It's contrived." So. More...

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IBM Predicts Age of Open Media

IBM Predicts Age of Open Media
In concord with my own projections: “The winners will be more open, will deliver protected information through variable packaging and pricing, will know their consumers and business partners intimately, and will deliver media to them how, when, and where they want it.” This applies to e-learninmg as well as media. More...

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Wireless LAN, High Quality MPEG-4 Video Conferencing

Wireless LAN, High Quality MPEG-4 Video Conferencing
This is cool. But take it further. Send a person with this sort of set-up to a live conference. Webcast the proceedings as experienced by the person, but also the conversations in the hall, the receptions and the parties. More...

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Government of Canada versus BlogsCanada

Government of Canada versus BlogsCanada
As I said when I originally posted an item on Blogs Canada last August, it would be a mistake for the Treasury Board to complain against the site's look and feel. Nobody listens. More...

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'Be a Freeporter!': Enabling a Mobile News Publishing Community

'Be a Freeporter!': Enabling a Mobile News Publishing Community
Interesting presentation outlining the idea of a network of independent, interactive 'freeporters' (see more on my thoughts about their gear below). More...

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Vocabulary of E-commerce

Vocabulary of E-commerce
This French-English e-commerce glossary (or dictionary) has moved since the last time I mentioned it in these pages; this is its new location. Also on the subject of translations is this Information Management Glossary by the Treasury Board Secretariat, which includes sections on intellectual property, metadata and information management. More...

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The Motivational Effect of ICT on Pupils

The Motivational Effect of ICT on Pupils
This study was completed in December and circulated via Sparticus today. In essence, this review of 17 school case studies suggests that the use of information and communication technologies (ICT) has a positive motivational impact on students, though this impact varies with use. More...

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Geometry Step by Step from the Land of the Incas

Geometry Step by Step from the Land of the Incas
What I really like about the internet is the connection you can make with cultures around the world. And this culture reveals itself in the most unexpected ways - geometry, Peruvian style, for example. More...

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Analysis of Responses to Consultation Document

Analysis of Responses to Consultation Document
Via Seb Schmoller, this is an analysis of the 430 responses the British Department for Education and Skills (DfES) received to last July's consultation document, Towards a Unified e-Learning Strategy. According to the summary, the most common concern express was regarding the digital divide. More...

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