22 mai 2019

Wake-Up Call: Open Source LMS

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Sam S. Adkins: Wake-Up Call: Open Source LMS, Learning Circuits October 21, 2005

Great article, filled with depth and insight, on the balance between open source and proprietary learning management systems (LMS). Arguing that open source systems can compete when the market reaches commodity stage and when open source becomes more innovative, author Sam Adkins suggests that we may be at that crossover point. More...

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19 mai 2019

On achève bien les managers !

Focus RH - Gestion de carrière et évolution professionnellePar Didier Pitelet. Devenir manager a longtemps été l’objectif de la plupart des personnes ambitieuses, et souvent la voie royale de toute bonne carrière ; la fameuse échelle sociale passait par la responsabilité managériale visant un jour pour les meilleurs l’accession au "Saint des Saints", le comité de direction. Plus...

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09 mai 2019

Est-ce au manager de "donner du sens"?

Focus RH - Gestion de carrière et évolution professionnellePar André Perret. La quasi-totalité des articles ou des ouvrages sur le management indiquent que les bonnes pratiques demandent aux managers de "donner du sens" au travail des collaborateurs. Mais est-ce la bonne formule ? Il doit être possible de relier cette observation à deux autres avant d’en ressortir un début de conclusion. Plus...

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07 mai 2019

Session 3 – Secure Identity Management

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Session 3 – Secure Identity Management
Craig Blaha appears to be covering a conference, though I can't determine which conference. Anyhow, this item caught my eye, as being representative of exactly the wrong way to approach online identity management. More...

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Create vs. Build -- Publishers and Their LMS Dilemma

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Create vs. Build -- Publishers and Their LMS Dilemma
If I had to define 'useless' it would probably include a description of learning platforms created by publishers exclusively for their own products. As Rob Reynolds observes, "Publishers argue that the LMS platforms available out there don't necessarily provide the best functionality for that content. Well, looking under the surface a bit renders that argument ridiculous." The real reason for such platforms is, of course, lock-in. More...

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06 mai 2019

Education Week General Manager: How We Came to Charge for Premium Content

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Education Week General Manager: How We Came to Charge for Premium Content
Michele Givens, a general manager at Education Week magazine, explains the organization's decision to begin charging subscription fees. Some bits don't ring true - like this: "We definitely took a hit on page views when we introduced registration on edweek.org, although they mostly recovered". More...

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05 mai 2019

7 things you should know about enrollment management

Techno-News BlogNew approaches to enrollment management also reflect a growing expectation that enrollment managers contribute more directly and significantly to institutional efforts to fulfill academic missions, meet financial goals, sustain a diverse and successful student body, and increase access to education. More...

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30 avril 2019

Guanxi

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Guanxi
Some interesting working coming out of the Bodington open source learning management system (LMS) community. Guanxi "supports federated authentication and authorization services. It includes OS implementations of the SAML specification and the Shibboleth extended profile specification for the IdP..." It will let students sign on to one LMS and use resources and services from another LMS. More...

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Learner Managed Learning

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Learner Managed Learning
George Siemens points to the website of the International Centre for Learner Managed Learning. None of the 'recently posted papers' really caught my interest. Norman Jackson's Exploring the Concept of Metalearning was OK, but Dave Pollard has been doing the same thing better for some time. More...

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27 avril 2019

Quelle influence médiatique ont les écoles de management?

HeadwayBlog Headway - Olivier Rollot. Spécialisée dans le media intelligence la société Meltwater a réalisé pour la troisième année consécutive une étude sur la médiatisation des écoles de commerce françaises dans la presse et sur les médias sociaux, en France et à l’étranger. Plus...

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