26 octobre 2018

Democracy in the Balance

Democracy in the Balance
Not quite my usual fare, but I wanted to share this article that identifies many of my concerns, concerns I feel not just when I look south of the border but also when I look at the environment here at home. More...

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Ethiopian Teacher Education Portal

Ethiopian Teacher Education Portal
This site is a trove of information about teaching and for teachers in Ethiopia. The site contains news, information, links and more, including resources for the Teacher Development Program (TDP) and for the Teacher Education System Overhaul (TESO) program. Built with PostNuke, it recently won a Gold Award for Ethiopian websites. More...

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Lord of the Rings Domain Fight Enters Realms of Fantasy

Lord of the Rings Domain Fight Enters Realms of Fantasy
J.R.R. Tolkien's books will not pass into the public domain for decades, and the movies will take even longer, but the studio's and publisher's assertion that they own the rights to the word 'Shire' ought not last much beyond next Tuesday. More...

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UK Department for Education and Skills Hosts Launch of LAMS Roadmap

UK Department for Education and Skills Hosts Launch of LAMS Roadmap
Big news today as the roadmap for the development of LAMS - the Learning Activity Management System (LAMS) - is announced by the UK Department for Education and Skills (DfES) and its inventor, James Dalziel of Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia. More...

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Online Education in the Humanities

Online Education in the Humanities
Posted on DEOS: "Just learned of new Higher Education Ed Tech listserv here at H-Net: Online Education in the Humanities. "This network is intended for discussion of the ways in which online courses may be used to teach literature, art, philosophy, music, history, psychology, social science and related subjects." More...

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Tech, Hollywood Heavyweights Create Content Coalition

Tech, Hollywood Heavyweights Create Content Coalition
We may shortly see just how much muscle the major corporations have when it comes to digital rights. More...

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15 Ways To Read An RSS Feed

15 Ways To Read An RSS Feed
A lot of readers won't need this, but if you still don't knopw how to read an RSS file, this article is for you. Go to one of the browser-based sites listed at the top of the list; you don't need to install any software. More...

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Dummies Guide to Change

Dummies Guide to Change
The link from Harold Jarche's blog to Dummies Guide to Change wasn't working when I last tried it - the web server at Typepad appears to be down - but save this one and try it again in a day or so. The concepts discussed - things like the Power Law and the Tipping Point - are important concepts emanating from the study of networks (and in particular, social networks). More...

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The History of Probability - Excel Version

The History of Probability - Excel Version
I read Hacking's The Emergence of Probablility years ago and this modern redaction, an Excel spreadsheet, is at once a useful overview and at the same time a lesson in how not to do it. More...

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Turn Your iPod Into a Wireless Jukebox With Pocketster Pro

Turn Your iPod Into a Wireless Jukebox With Pocketster Pro
I don't think that people have really caught on to the degree to which wireless communication will change file sharing. Previously, you needed to use the internet to share files (unless you were just swapping tapes), which meant that a central authority could monitor your activity. More...

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