14 novembre 2019

Online Public Consultation On the OECD Ministerial Meeting On the Future of the Internet Economy

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Online Public Consultation On the OECD Ministerial Meeting On the Future of the Internet Economy
According to the email I received, the last time this thing was held it "set out domestic priorities in this area and has guided such policies over the last ten years" (so much for the idea that these policies are set democratically). Anyhow, there's a new one coming up and this time they are asking for input through an online consultation process. I had a quick look at the questionnaire - the questions are open-ended, which means a proper response will take time. Will it be read and respected? Who knows? Money and power tend to have their way with such processes - but if the process is kept open and accountable, then we can at least see these mechanisms at work, and respond appropriately. More...

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10 novembre 2019

L'état de l'internet en France - Edition 2018

Accueil - Vie PubliquePour la seconde année, l'ARCEP publie son rapport sur « l'état d'internet en France ». Remis au Parlement, ce rapport s'intéresse aux différentes composantes des réseaux internet, fixe et mobile : qualité de service, interconnexion, progression de l'IPv6, neutralité du net et ouverture des terminaux. Plus...

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30 octobre 2019

Reddit Is More Influential in Higher Ed Than You Think

Are you paying attention to Reddit yet? I’ve been beating the Reddit drum for most of 2019, ever since I discovered a post by an enrolled college student asking strangers on the internet for advice regarding on-campus mental health resources. More...

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Why the Right Is Better at the Internet

By Barbara Fister. Eight years ago, when Occupy Wall Street protests and the Arab Spring used social media to organize and publicize protests against economic inequality and state oppression, it seemed the internet was on the side of youthful progressivism and liberal change. More...

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25 octobre 2019

A British DARPA

HomeBy John Morgan for Times Higher Education. Academics have expressed concern about plans announced by Britain's Conservative government to create a new funding agency modeled on the U.S. research organization that created the forerunner to the internet. More...

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23 octobre 2019

New study: Towards a do-it-yourself learning style

Techno-News BlogThis was revealed by Pearson’s Global Learner Survey, the findings of which were released last week: DIY mindset is reshaping education: When they have to retrain for work, 42% of learners in the US and 50% in China and India taught themselves using internet. More...

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16 octobre 2019

Make Internet TV

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Make Internet TV
Though there are some small lapses (I really think there's a way for people to make Flash versions of their videos, rather than uploading .mov files or whatever to the internet) but these pale beside the fact that this is a really good guide, beautifully designed, well illustrated, complete and accurate. And they encourage people to submit additions and corrections. More...

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09 octobre 2019

Sur Internet, les ventes de cours entre étudiants irritent professeurs et universités

Plusieurs plateformes en ligne permettent aux étudiants de mettre en vente leurs cours, à des tarifs parfois exorbitants. Certains enseignants dénoncent une pratique qui ne respecte pas la propriété intellectuelle. Plus...

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02 octobre 2019

Pupils Get Home Internet Access

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Pupils Get Home Internet Access
We con't know yet how this would roll out exactly, but on first blush it seems like a good idea: "The government wants to ensure pupils have internet access either at home or though after-schools clubs and extended schools." As I have said before, I expect the real advances in e-learning to happen outside institutions and schools. More...

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29 septembre 2019

Les jeunes Américains ne repèrent pas les fausses informations sur internet

Une étude de l’Université de Stanford indique que les jeunes sont «facilement dupés» par les fausses informations diffusées sur Internet et les réseaux sociaux. Plus...

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