09 juillet 2018

Content Syndication: Ready for the Masses?

Content Syndication: Ready for the Masses?
The best part of this artile is near the beginning where the author describes the different potential uses of content syndication in different industries, including education. Most of the article, though, is a sort of 'parallel history' of syndication, as seen from the corporate perspective. Syndication hasn't really worked in that market. More...

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The Electronic Naturalist

The Electronic Naturalist
I will be talking in Newfoundland next week about 'learning objects in a wider context' - and this link is an example of at least a part of what I'm talking about. More...

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Contract Illuminates Novell-SCO spat

Contract Illuminates Novell-SCO spat
Could it be that SCO does not actually own the Linux technology for which it is trying to extort royalties? That's what Novell claims. More...

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Judge backs labels' MP3

Judge backs labels' MP3 search
An Australian judge thinks it might be a good idea for music companies to begin examining the contents of files on university computers to ensure that they do not contain copyright music. More...

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IE/AOL/Netscape: What Happens Next?

IE/AOL/Netscape: What Happens Next?
Some good commentary in this blog entry, plus links to the main articles in this story. In a nutshell: Microsoft has paid AOL $750 million, effectively ending the anti-trust suit filed by Netscape. This has led to widespread (and justified) speculation that AOL will drop Netscape. More...

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Commons.edu

Commons.edu
The Creative Commons is due to release a draft educational use version of the CC license today. This link is to some preliminary discussion of the concept, which isn't really getting a smooth ride. More...

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Exploring XML and RSS in Flash

Exploring XML and RSS in Flash
This four page guide outlines the basics of using RSS in Flash. Unfortunately, for those of us who aren't really deep into Flash coding, it doesn't really show us what the result looks like. More...

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Why We Should Share Learning Resources

Why We Should Share Learning Resources
Frank statement of why educators need to share learning resources. Among the list of reasons, this observation: "The current environment is moving to increased expense and tighter copyright restriction. We are now at a point where an alternative is needed. Waiting (or not doing anything) will result in a market where profit is the greatest focus of education, not learning." That doesn't mean that there should be no commercial content whatsoever. More...

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A Cure for What Ails Microsoft

A Cure for What Ails Microsoft
Instead of pursuing a path of open warfare, Microsoft wuld do well to embrace the open source community, according to this article. More...

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06 juillet 2018

Gartner consacre les « Learning Experience Platforms »

Le cabinet Gartner publie une étude qui distingue les platesformes de gestion de la formation (LMS - Learning Management System) des platesformes d’expérience d’apprentissage (LEP – Learning Experience Platforms). Plus...

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