11 avril 2018

I Like Pie

I Like Pie
The RSS community has gone through a difficult weekend as Dave Winer pulled his Scripting News site from the web for a few hours in order to muster support against the new Echo initiative (the name, once 'Pie', will change again because of conflicts). More...

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04 avril 2018

16 Years of Web Hosting Changes with WordPress and Other Web Platforms: The Lessons Continue

16 Years of Web Hosting Changes with WordPress and Other Web Platforms: The Lessons Continue
Wesley Fryer, Moving at the Speed of Creativity, 2018/03/19
Because I host my own website (as well as a half a dozen MOOCs and some other stuff) I'm always attentive to discussion of issues around web hosting. I've had good service providers and bad. More...

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24 mars 2018

Web-Based, Interactive Learning Helps Middle Schoolers Excel in Science

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgTechno-News Blog. Middle schoolers did better with science lessons when they could learn online, watching videos, playing educational games, running virtual experiments and collaborating with classmates. Under-achievers did especially well, with access to pop-up vocabulary definitions, interactive diagrams, digital note-taking, watching videos with captions and access to text-to-speech that allowed them to hear information read aloud to them. More...

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23 mars 2018

Web Literacy Learning Pathways

Web Literacy Learning Pathways
Doug Belshaw, literaci.es, April 8, 2014
What's interesting here are not the web literacy learning pathways themselves, though no doubt many people will find them worth reading. Rather, it's the way this one paragraph article opens up into the pathways map itself, which in turn opens up into the web literacy mapper. More...

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SCORM

SCORM

A French language version of SCORM is now available on the ADL website. More...

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Macromedia Reinvents the Web

Macromedia Reinvents the Web
Macromedia's big announcement, Flash MX, gets a scathing review in the O'Reilly Network: "Macromedia's Flash MX seems to be an effort to take over the Web with Flash, and discard the useless bits that Macromedia doesn't happen to control. Remember the scene in Aliens where the baby alien emerges from the guy's stomach. More...

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Evaluation of Web-based Flexible Learning

Evaluation of Web-based Flexible Learning
There's a lot going on in this interesting and informative study looking at the evaluation of online course materials from the standpoint of the interactions between teachers and students. Some surprises - when the sum of possible interactions is considered, videoconferencing is ranked quite low. More...

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A Mythic Perspective of Commodification on the World Wide Web

A Mythic Perspective of Commodification on the World Wide Web
This article proposes that the increasing commodification of the web is reflected in the change of the foundational mythology of the web as described by Wired in three articles between 1994 and 2000. I cannot believe that the author overlooks my own essay, The Rise and Fall of Wired, in this discussion which is, to my knowledge, the most detailed analysis of Wired's shifting orientation in the first six years of its existence. More...

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International Project: Virtual Novels

International Project: Virtual Novels
From the website: "Students and teachers from more than 30 different countries play virtual characters. Once a month, they interact by writing stories and sending pictures to the France Telecom Education web site. More...

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LivingInternet.com Web Site Template

LivingInternet.com Web Site Template
The Living Internet template is an HTML and Javascript based template for creating easy to maintain web sites. Users can build web sites organized into chapters, sections, and subsections, navigation bars for forward and back movement through the site, and site search capabilities. More...

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