24 septembre 2018

Center for Safe and Responsible Internet Use

Center for Safe and Responsible Internet Use
Just launched, the goal of this website "is to provide guidance to parents, educators, librarians, policy-makers, and others regarding effective, empowerment strategies to assist young people in gaining the knowledge, skills, motivation, and self-control to use the Internet." A background paper (MS Word document) outlines major issues associated with internet use by children and suggests some strategies. More...

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Themes and Metaphors in the Semantic Web Discussion

Themes and Metaphors in the Semantic Web Discussion
Interesting presentation of the thoughts and images we use to think about the semantic web. I like the use of pictures to denote speakers throughout the article (think 'reification'). If anything, what emerges in this discussion is the lack of understanding about just what the semantic web is and could be. More...

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Report Slams Web Personalization

Report Slams Web Personalization
This is very interesting. Althouigh personalization has been the mantra preached by consultants over the last year or more, a new report suggests that users would benefit more from better site design. More...

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The Semantic Web, Today

The Semantic Web, Today
Via elearningpost comes this short article describing the semantic web. The author should probably have taken a little time to draw out the concepts, but this is an excellent introduction. More...

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FTC Shuts Down Scam Military Websites

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. The Federal Trade Commission has reached agreements to shut down several copycat military websites that targeted people looking to join the armed services and then used their personal information to market for-profit colleges, the commission announced Thursday. More...

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21 septembre 2018

Learning Webs: Learning in Weblog Networks

Learning Webs: Learning in Weblog Networks
This short paper provides an overview of the technical environment before getting into the interesting bit, a discussion of the social ecosystems that emerge through current Weblog authoring practices. More...

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The BBC - Educational Resources

The BBC - Educational Resources
In a natural follow-up to last week's look at the educational resources offered by Australia Broadcasting, Web Tools looks today at the British Broadcasting Corporation's generous array of offerings. The BBC has had to cross a number of hurdles en route to providing free online learning content, and these are documented here. More...

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18 septembre 2018

The USA's Public Broadcasting Service - Online Educational Resources

The USA's Public Broadcasting Service - Online Educational Resources
Web Tools newsletter continues it's look on public education broadcasting, this week with coverage of the United States in general and PBS in particular. More...

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NAWeb 03

NAWeb 03
I am NAWeb 2003 in Fredericton, New Briunswick, and like last year I have created a blog which is being added to by people here at the conference. In addition to the papers described below, I have summarized talks by Silicon Chalk's Murray Goldberg and Princeton's Howard Strauss. More...

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11 septembre 2018

About Stephen's Web

About Stephen's Web
I have revised, updated and greatly expanded the 'About' page for my website, making clear its design goals, technology, organization, features, and (some not so humble statements about) impact. More...

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