27 mars 2019

Electronic Portfolios and Dimensions of Learning

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Electronic Portfolios and Dimensions of Learning
The article is pretty superficial, but it makes a point work repeating here: "Give students the academic freedom to help develop what makes a good portfolio." Now if you think about that, the concept of academic freedom for students, especially younger students, is a novel one. More...

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OpenSearch

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. OpenSearch
I had a quick look at this because George Siemens linked to it - A9 has been all the rage for the last few weeks in the blogosphere - and I want to take a deeper look because of what I saw. Forget the article for a second - check out this search first, and note especially the buttons to the right. Try some. More...

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To the High-Tech Employers: Sorry About Those Missing Skills

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. To the High-Tech Employers: Sorry About Those Missing Skills
I am in agreement with the sentiments in this post and echo the author's request of the high-tech community looking for innovative and creative workers that it stop with the 'back to basics' and 'standardized' test regime that makes fulfilling that request impossible. More...

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Looking at Improvement, Not Miracles

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Looking at Improvement, Not Miracles
I just want to flag this item about a school in New York and its struggles to turn things around. Stories like this - not stories touting a new educational 'miracle' - are the ones that speak to me. More...

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What Price For 'Trusted PC Security'?

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. What Price For 'Trusted PC Security'?
'Trusted computing' is the name given to a system that locks digital content on your computer so you can't use it without permission. It is 'trusted', of course, from the vendor's point of view. More...

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Accessible Folksonomies

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Accessible Folksonomies
Good article that looks at the accessibility (or relative lack of it) of folksonomy lists. The author makes some good points and provides a good example of how to style lists like this generally. But the problem, of course, isn't simply the inaccessible nature of folksonomies displayed on, say, Technorati or Flickr. More...

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Images Canada

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Images Canada
Good collection of hundreds of images available (mostly) for non-commercial use including education. Sources include government archives, museums and libraries. Content revolves around Canadian themes. More...

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Xhtml Friends Network

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Xhtml Friends Network
This has been around for a while but I haven't linked to it yet. The idea is to include social networking information in the list of links that constitutes your blogroll (a blogroll is a list of personal websites that you regularly read). More...

Posté par pcassuto à 07:50 - - Permalien [#]

Academici

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Academici
Via elearnspace: "'Academici' is the first global networking platform linking academics, academic-related associations, societies, academic services, students and academic-related business." Basically, it combines social networking, discussion, and resources. More...

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Les aides à la création d'entreprises de technologies innovantes en région Ile-de-France

ESR enseignementsup-recherche gouv frPrésentation de deux des aides phare pour la création d'entreprises de technologies innovantes : i-LAB, concours d'innovation d'aide à la création d'entreprises de technologies innovantes et Prix PEPITE, Tremplin pour l'entrepreneuriat étudiant. Plus...

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