21 novembre 2017

Cold Fusion makes Speed, Control Gains

Cold Fusion makes Speed, Control Gains
Macromedia's version of what was Allaire's Cold Fusion, which will ship early next month, contains only minor upgrades. The big news here is that the version following - Cold Fusion 6 - will be a Java based application server
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Course Delivery Systems for the Virtual University

Course Delivery Systems for the Virtual University
A bit dated, though it has a 2001 publication date. Nonetheless, this essay is a useful list of important features to look for in learning management systems and what constitutes 'state of the art' for those features. More...

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Some Fight 'Cyber' Schools in Pa.

Some Fight 'Cyber' Schools in Pa.
The story's angle is that people are opposed to funding this particular charter school because it provides online learning exclusively. But forget this angle; newspapers crave conflict, but the conflict isn't the real story. The real story is that among the many flavours of education available in the new education environment, online learning will be one of the options available. More...

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Effort Afoot to Provide Wireless LAN Roaming

Effort Afoot to Provide Wireless LAN Roaming
If the convergence between online learning and traditional learning is going to happen, this is how it's going to happen: wireless LAN roaming. More...

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Using Corel Linux OS

Using Corel Linux OS
Pretty good example of an online course (though best viewed without any toolbars operating in your browser, as it's a bit large for the screen otherwise), this online course offered by Corel is free, timely, and an excellent way for a company to promote its product and offer customer support at the same time. More...

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Toon Boom Studio

Toon Boom Studio
Animation company Toon Boom - known as a supplier of 2D animation software for major film and television studios, including Klasky-Csupo (Rugrats in Paris) and Warner Bros - has just released a beta version of its animation authoring software, a package that promises to put high quality animation authoring into the hands of everyone. More...

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Microsoft Gears Up for 64 Bit Windows

Microsoft Gears Up for 64 Bit Windows
With Intel about to release Itanium, its first mainstream 64 bit processor, software vendors - and especially Microsoft - are getting ready to roll out the 64 bit version of Windows. My prognosis: massive system-wide hardware upgrades, followed by large scale document conversions. More...

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Cycle of Improved Practice

Cycle of Improved Practice
The Cycle of Improved Practiceis a database of more than 130 selected Canadian resources for post-secondary educators interested in using technology to improve teaching and learning. More...

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Why EdTech Sucks

Why EdTech Sucks
Graham Brown-Martin, Learning {Re}imagined, 2017/06/23
Over the last few months Graham Brown-Martin has authored a number of posts critical of the existing education technology (edtech) industry, and it's hard to disagree with his core points. More...

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Accenture and Microsoft give millions of refugees digital IDs

Accenture and Microsoft give millions of refugees digital IDs
BBC News, 2017/06/21
I have nothing against digital identities (provided we can have more than one of them, and provided we can choose our own usernames and email addresses). But this practoce of experimenting with new technology on disaster victms should stop. More...

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