27 mars 2019

Time For The Recording Industry To Face The Music

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Time For The Recording Industry To Face The Music
Comprehensive report (which should be forwarded to Canadian lawmakers, as my readership inside Parliament is minimal) on the history and nature of peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing. More...

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Third CETIS/LIFE Codebash Goes Public

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Third CETIS/LIFE Codebash Goes Public
A Codebash, much like an ADL plugfest, is an event where vendors and developers meet and see whether their products actually interoperate. More...

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Watch TV Stations From The World Around: Online TV Player

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Watch TV Stations From The World Around: Online TV Player
Something like this makes me think back to the good old days of 1999 when ICraveTV lit up the internet. This, though is slightly different - it is syndicating existing online feeds. More...

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How to set up a Free Videoblog

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. How to set up a Free Videoblog
Link to an excellent set of instructions on how to create a free videoblog. Note that Ourmedia can be used to upload video as well as Internet Archive (it ends up in pretty much the same place). More...

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Personal Learning

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Personal Learning
An article that is winning wide praise, this item asserts that "The key to learning is not the medium nor the message, it is the quality of the dialog with your peers that really matters." The author also echos a growing dissatisfaction with the usual way of doing things. "The traditional practice of determining information needs and competency gaps seems more and more a hollow exercise." Unfortunately brief, and the sketch of some basic principles needs much more filling out. More...

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AAHE Announces Closing

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. AAHE Announces Closing
The American Association for Higher Education (AAHE) is ceasing operations later this year. Communities of practice and projects will be would down; members will still have access to the website and publications. More...

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Researching Electronic Portfolios and Learner Engagement

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Researching Electronic Portfolios and Learner Engagement
David Tosh recommends this paper and in particular a diagram relating increased choice with increased motivation. I would agree that choice impacts motivation, but probably a lot more besides (for example, relevance). More...

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CanCore Guidelines v 2.0: Electronic Bi-Lingual Version now Available

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. CanCore Guidelines v 2.0: Electronic Bi-Lingual Version now Available
Norm Friesen writes: "CanCore released its 2.0 Guidelines in both French and English less than a year ago. These documents have since been available, free of charge, in PDF format from the CanCore Website. Now these guidelines are also available in three different dynamic formats." The versions are: a full-text searchable version, allowing users to locate particular terms and sections in the guidelines. More...

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DCMI and ODRL – A Discussion Paper

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. DCMI and ODRL – A Discussion Paper
How should the Open Digital Rights Language (ODRL) and Dublin Core work together? This is the topic of meetings between the two groups and of this discussion paper. More...

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Trends in North American E-Learning

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Trends in North American E-Learning
Rory McGreal sends along the link to this presentation on learner demographics and the rise of online learning. The talk is focused on the United States but points to some resources worldwide. More...

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