05 septembre 2018

Giving Sharers Ears Without Faces

Giving Sharers Ears Without Faces
This - and not portable user logins, such as are instantiated in Shibboleth or Passport - is the wave of the future. After all, we do not sign in when we buy a coffee at a local 7-Eleven. More...

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RSS: The Next Killer App For Education

RSS: The Next Killer App For Education
I am at last able to list this article (as an editorial board member for Technology Source I had to respect the publication date). By now you have probably already seen this article, declaring, as it does, that RSS is the next "killer application" for education. More...

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03 septembre 2018

StreamCast Vows Peer-to-peer Protest

StreamCast Vows Peer-to-peer Protest
What happens when the power of Peer-to-Peer (P2P) is applied to political lobbying. It's hard to say, exactly, but we could hazard a guess as Streamcast launches its campaign against the RIAA in the U.S. Congress. More...

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IDC: WLAN Coming to Almost All Notebooks

IDC: WLAN Coming to Almost All Notebooks
Forrester may be predicting a WiFi crash, but with wireless LAN chipsets becoming standard for laptops, as this article suggests, it's pretty hard to agree with that prediction. The Forrester prediction is based on the fact that people won't want to pay for wireless internet access, especially in places where they may spend only a few hours, such as coffee shops and railway stations. More...

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Calif. Principal Teaches Student Reporters a Lesson

Calif. Principal Teaches Student Reporters a Lesson
One of the unanticipated consequences of the internet on education: students digging up past dirt on their teachers. This story describes the efforts of some students at Venice High School (California) to confirm long-standing rumours about one of their teacher's past. Online sources, including magazine articles and court records, led them to the story of the teacher's affair with an actor the year he was 17 and she 29. More...

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Microsoft, Google may go Head-to-head

Microsoft, Google may go Head-to-head
I imagine that the good people at Google always knew that this day was coming. They solidified their brand. They established a positive cash flow. They have cultivated an image of "doing good." And they did not burn their reserves with a premature IPO. More...

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A Feature or a Bug; SCORM and Cross Domain Scripting

A Feature or a Bug; SCORM and Cross Domain Scripting
Survey article documenting an 'issue' in SCORM previously documented in these pages: its inability to support cross domain interaction. More...

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Intel's Education Odyssey

Intel's Education Odyssey
Now up to Day 300, Intel's Education Odyssey features stories of innovation in schools. For example, today's story - which caught the interest of the blogging community, describes the day a blog was first used in the classroom. It's a resource base almost overwhelming in its scope. More...

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Human-Computer Interaction: A Review of the Research on its Affective and Social Aspects

Human-Computer Interaction: A Review of the Research on its Affective and Social Aspects
This paper surveys the rrsults from a couple dozen studies of human-computer interaction (HCI). The more I read such studies the less reliable I think they are, but that's a subject for aother day. More...

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31 août 2018

Classification 1.8

Classification 1.8
From the announcement: "The CanCore guidelines document for last of the Learning Object Metadata element groups. This element group is also one of the most flexible in the LOM, as it is able to accommodate a wide variety of classification schemes, including hierarchical subject classifications used in libraries and websites like Yahoo." Related to this, CanCore has also released a system for using the Dewey Decimal system within the classification element of learning object metadata (LOM). More...

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