26 novembre 2018

Another Private College on the Brink

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Iowa Wesleyan University was founded in 1842, four years before Iowa became a state. But this year could be the college's last. More...

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Intranet Trends to Watch For

Intranet Trends to Watch For
Some good observations on the short-term future of corporate intranets, including the increasing role of lawyers (sheesh) and the return of intranets to departmental control. More...

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#MedievalToo

HomeWhile teaching a course on medieval love, a professor finds himself having a very different response to the material than his students. More...

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25 novembre 2018

Khan Academy Takes on Civics and U.S. History

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. The Khan Academy has launched a new series of videos focused on civics for students in K-12 and higher education — and anybody else interested in learning how government works in the United States. More...

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20 novembre 2018

ADL Update - SCORM 2004 and CORDRA

ADL Update - SCORM 2004 and CORDRA
This update on ADL's SCORM process is a must-view (even though it's a very large PDF of a slide presentation - get yourself a coffee while it's downloading). The thrust is that SCORM is mostly finished and widely accepted (38 LMS's have been certified SCORM compliant; Oracle and Microsoft have about a million tagged objects, Cisco 1.4 million). More...

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EdNA Online Passes 1.6M Milestone

EdNA Online Passes 1.6M Milestone
This is good stuff and I don't want to sell the accomplishment short. But. "EdNA Online has passed the 1.6 million milestone for quality assured educational materials and training resources by adding ABC Online, PictureAustralia and the Culture and Recreation Portal to its searchable repositories." Ever since MERLOT signed its deal with WebCT I have been a bit bothered. More...

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Sun, Microsoft Meet on SOAs

Sun, Microsoft Meet on SOAs
Coverage of the activities of the Redwood Group (of which there haven't been many so far), the group that "was spawned from an IMS Global Learning Consortium Inc. meeting held in late July in Redwood Shores." The article plays on the theme of a Microsoft-Sun rapproachment. More...

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The Presentation

The Presentation
Barbara (Bee) Dieu writes from Brazil: "Last Wednesday August 25th, I had the audio workshop on blogs for Cyberlangues on Alado (details posted in the previous message). Together with me in the computer room at the Lycée Pasteur in Sao Paulo, nine teachers and two students of mine, who came to give their testimonials on how they view blogging in the classroom." Many links on this page including some to some presentations. More...

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Universities Beef Up Anti-Downloading Tactics

Universities Beef Up Anti-Downloading Tactics
NewsScan is citing a Wall Street Journal article (which I won't link to, since a subscription is required) describing the increasing use of anti-downloading tactics on university campuses. More...

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Urchin

Urchin
From the announcement (thanks for the heads up, John): "Urchin is a Web based, customisable, RSS aggregator and filter. Its primary purpose is to allow the generation of new RSS feeds by running queries against the collection of items in the Urchin database. However, other arbitrary output formats can be defined and generated using XSL transformations or HTML::Template templates. More...

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