22 mars 2018

Self-Organization and Identification of Web Communities

Self-Organization and Identification of Web Communities
What is surprising is not that the web self-organizes - human creations have been doing that for millennia - but rather that it self-organizes in such a way that we can retrieve the resulting structure. More...

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Web Site Lets Kentucky Parents Check Teachers' Credentials

Web Site Lets Kentucky Parents Check Teachers' Credentials
This is interesting. Kentucky parents and citizens now can search a single web site to find out the credentials of every public school teacher in the state using the Kentucky Educational Professional Standards Board (EPSB) Teacher Certification Inquiry web site. More...

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21 mars 2018

High School Physics Instruction by Way of the World Wide Web: A Brazilian Case Study

High School Physics Instruction by Way of the World Wide Web: A Brazilian Case Study
Skip through the first few sections of this essay as they trot out the usual "benefits of web instruction" rhetoric. More interesting is the description of the program involving web-based instruction and local physics labs. Even more interesting is the discussion near the end of the paper about the problem of long term sustainability of projects with uncertain outcomes. More...

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The web is under threat. Join us and fight for it.

The web is under threat. Join us and fight for it.
Tim Berners-Lee, World Wide Web Foundation, 2018/03/12
Tim Berners-Lee has released a statement for the 29th anniversary of the World Wide Web. "I remain committed to making sure the web is a free, open, creative space — for everyone," he writes, "That vision is only possible if we get everyone online, and make sure the web works for people." He outlines some key areas where work needs to be done. More...

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19 mars 2018

A New Look for Stephen's Web

A New Look for Stephen's Web
A new design and new features constribute my my vision of the newsletter website as the future of continuous professional development. By Stephen Downes, Stephen's Web, April 26, 2002 [Refer][Reflect]. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 18:50 - - Permalien [#]


5 Elements of Digital Storytelling: Introduction

5 Elements of Digital Storytelling: Introduction

This website is a preliminary to a website that will focus on digital storytelling to be launched by the Institute for New Media Studies at the University of Minnesota and New Directions for News. More...

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What are Web Services

What are Web Services
The writing isn't all it could be but this is another good description of web services. I like this article because approaches the topic by way of an example and because it has a sample of a Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP) document. More...

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12 mars 2018

Read My Weblog, Feed My Weblog

Read My Weblog, Feed My Weblog

It was only a matter of time, I suppose - and indeed, we could see this coming as people like Dave Pell wanted to turn their blogs (as Pell said) from a hobby to a business. More...

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IFIC, CIFP Partner on Distance Education Web Site

IFIC, CIFP Partner on Distance Education Web Site
I find this very interesting - the Investment Funds Institute of Canada and The Canadian Institute of Financial Planning are creating a new online distance learning education institute (which you can see at http://www.ifse.ca). More...

Posté par pcassuto à 13:33 - - Permalien [#]

08 mars 2018

Les possibilités de la webradio en classe

logoPour bien des gens, Internet a révolutionné la communication. Il a en effet  apporté l’instantanéité des messages et réduit les complexités de dialogues malgré les distances géographiques. Dans la réalité toutefois, le réseau n’a pas tant inventé que modifié des médias déjà existants. Après tout, ne parle-t-on pas de webtélévision ou de webradio? Cette dernière n'a d'ailleurs pratiquement pas changée hormis les plateformes de diffusion. Internet a surtout permis la démocratisation des moyens de réalisation. Plus...

Posté par pcassuto à 09:41 - - Permalien [#]