24 septembre 2018

Pitch

Pitch
Preview announcement of Pitch, a new journal devoted to instructional technology produced by David Wiley and the crew in Utah. It looks like a nice format: Creative Commons licensing, RSS feeds, and yes, even a form of peer review. More...

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Contribute to EdNA Online

Contribute to EdNA Online
EdNA continues to show the world how it should be done as it issues a national call for learning content providers to make their metadata available for harvesting. More...

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Districts Line Up In Laptop Opposition

Districts Line Up In Laptop Opposition
If you had the chance to distribute a laptop to every student at $25 per, you'd jump at the chance, right? Well, not these schools in Detroit, which find the program too expensive. More...

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RFC: myPublicFeeds.opml

RFC: myPublicFeeds.opml
Discussion is filling the Syndication list at Yahoo! groups over a proposed public feeds file format. The idea of the proposed PublicFeeds.opml specification is that a website could display, in a commonly understood way, a list of all the feeds available. More...

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Navigating the Net Just Got Easier

Navigating the Net Just Got Easier
Amblit is a semantical web browser "with an intelligent semantic agent and an integrated content manager." There is no demo available on the site, and you have to pay money for it sight unseen, which means that it will never become widely used. More...

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Another Whack at Spam

Another Whack at Spam
That tired old proposal, to combat spam by charging an email tax, has surfaced again, this time thanks to Tim Bray. This is such a bad solution I cannot criticize it enough. More...

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Seventh-Graders Learn to Build Robots With Legos

Seventh-Graders Learn to Build Robots With Legos
This is the sort of hands-on activity that will over time come to typify online learning (why do people think online learning is merely reading a computer screen?). Lego supports this sort of activity with its Mindstorms program, and modding has become a major driver for Lego. More...

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No Streaming During Class

HomeBy Emma Whitford. Purdue University students who were hoping to sneak in an episode of Queer Eye during their economics lecture are out of luck. The university recently debuted a pilot program that restricts access to five popular streaming sites -- Netflix, Hulu, Steam, Apple Updates and iTunes -- during class time in four of its biggest lecture halls. More...

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23 septembre 2018

What Every College Leader Should Know About Blockchain

HomeAmid the hype, the technology really does have major implications for higher education research, accountability and credentials, Daniel Pianko writes. More...

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Chrome 69 released with new UI and random password generator

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. After celebrating Chrome’s ten-year anniversary on Sunday, Google released today version 69 of the Chrome browser, one of the most feature-rich versions in recent years. More...

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