30 novembre 2018

EDUCAUSE 2004

EDUCAUSE 2004
EDUCAUSE 2004 is taking place in Denver right now and is being blogged by numerous writers. I'm not going to try to summarize a lot (at least, not much beyond the observation that EDUCAUSE seems to have discovered open source in a big way). More...

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Clark Kent Solutions Have Super-Powers - Well Sort Of!

Clark Kent Solutions Have Super-Powers - Well Sort Of!
The core of this article looks at an open sourse content manaagement system, Plone, and some of the extensions that have been made to it to create eduPlone and the Harvey project. More...

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Memorandum of Understanding - PanCanadian ePortfolio

Memorandum of Understanding - PanCanadian ePortfolio
Information on the developing pan-Canadian memorandum of understanding on e-portfolios has been posted on the Learning Information Forum (LIFIA) website. From Kathryn Barker: "LIfIA has proposed to serve as an ePortfolio institute or agency for Canada, with established links to the European Union and the Americas. More...

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Zoom In

Zoom In
Jasc, the company that makes Paint Shop pro, has been sold to Corel. I use Paint Shop Pro for all my photo editing and graphics work, so I view the sale with some apprehension. Jasc has done a lot of things right over the years, encapsulated in the latest version of their newsletter - note the combination of information, advertising and learning. More...

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Stephen Downes' Aussie blog

Stephen Downes' Aussie blog
So I'm back, having returned safely from my marathon flight from Perth, via Singapore and London, to complete my round the world trip. This link is an interesting take on this OLDaily category feed, which because of recent content has effectively become a blog of my Australia trip. By Unknown, Australian Flexible Learning Framework, October 15, 2004 [Refer][Research][Reflect]. More...

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A Culture of Feeds: Syndication and Youth Culture

A Culture of Feeds: Syndication and Youth Culture
The author describes his crisis of faith in RSS and feed readers, observing that the idea of syndicate content doesn't mesh with the new internet culture where everything is done by instant message. More...

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Perth and Fremantle

Perth and Fremantle
So this is it, my last day in Australia, as I board my flight in just a few hours and return to what I am told is a very rainy Moncton. I cannot say enough about the reception I have received here, the great people, the incredible experiences. Thank you to everyone here in the land down under, and I wait eagerly for my chance to return. Meanwhile, photos from Perth and Fremantle have been added to my site in the usual place. By Stephen Downes, Stephen's Web, October 13, 2004 [Refer][Research][Reflect]. More...

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Ontario School Board Stretches Network over 71,000 Sq. Km.

Ontario School Board Stretches Network over 71,000 Sq. Km.
A million dollars may seem like a lot for a wireless network - aftr all, the one in my home only cost me $700 (to set up one hub and five computers). But when you look at the stats of this networked being rolled out in the Ontario (Canada) district of Keewatin, a million doesn't seem so large: 7,000 students in 27 remote locations spread out over some 71,000 square kilometres. More...

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BBC Reveals Open-source Video Technology

BBC Reveals Open-source Video Technology
Just what the world needed to counteer the mess that has been proprietary digital video formats (and the maze of incompatable technologies that naturally followed): Dirac (named after the physicist) is an open source codec (which stands for 'coder-decoder') released by the BBC. More...

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E-Learning Reviews

E-Learning Reviews
I got a press release in my email about this site, which at first glance looks interesting but developing. The idea is that a group of reviewers is reviewing publications in e-learning. A good idea - something that has been some time in coming. More...

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