27 mars 2019

Cross-Platform, Videoconferencing-Enabled

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Cross-Platform, Videoconferencing-Enabled
Robin Good calls it cross-platform but if it won't work on my Linux desktop it isn't really. Still, the arrival of this open standards based video-conferencing system is worthy of note. More...

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PSP - The Amazing New Platform

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. PSP - The Amazing New Platform
Some commentary on the new Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP). This title review is a rave from Mark Oehlert, who calls it "jaw-dropping." Less positive is Derek Morrison, who (rightly) decries its use or proprietary (and expensive) storage media. More...

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Identifying and Developing Learner-Centered Practices

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. SIdentifying and Developing Learner-Centered Practices
When I was in school we did book reports. They weren't learner centered then, and so I am wondering how they become learner centered today. So also with some of the other learning activities listed in this document: drill and practice, field trip, test and quiz. Learner-centered, it seems to me, becomes something different when viewed through the lens of instruction. More...

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Social Life of Students

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Social Life of Students
You can't say this too many times: "What we need to do is rethink our curriculum in terms of interaction, create a consistent, generic toolset that supports the needs of the students and instructors, and instill community practices from end-to-end in the curriculum." Why. More...

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International Journal of Education and Development using ICT

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. International Journal of Education and Development using ICT
The first edition of the International Journal of Education and Development using ICT has launched, providing provides free and open access to all of its content using the Open Journal Systems software. More...

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Yahoo 360

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Yahoo 360
Yahoo takes a big step toward the semantic social network with a service that blends social networking with blogs. Yahoo 360 is now available in beta. You can connect to your instant messenger, post your photos (unlimited storage, says the web page), display your LaunchCast radio, and more. I've set up a page on the service. More...

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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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