21 juin 2018

Public Policy, Research and Online Learning

Public Policy, Research and Online Learning
Comparative studies miss the purpose and impact of e-learning. Policy that is guided via such studies will paint a misrepresentative picture of the field. More...

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Syndicated Content: It's More Than Just Some File Formats

Syndicated Content: It's More Than Just Some File Formats
This article is an introduction to the use of RSS for the syndication of content. After a description of the format, with some XML examples, the author provides a number of practical recommendations about the type of RSS to use, the nature and number of listings to provide, and comments on clarity of comment. More...

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RSS - Sharing Online Content Metadata

RSS - Sharing Online Content Metadata
Overview article looking at the use of RSS to create content sites and portals. Good list of references. More...

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Access Management, the Key to a Portal

Access Management, the Key to a Portal
The authors describe exactly the wroing way to go about creative a subject-specific portal with access to a wide range of materials, but because so many people are interested in this model the paper is of some relevance. At the heart of this model is a bilateral agreement between the institution and the content provider. More...

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College Students Bond Over File-Swapping Suit

College Students Bond Over File-Swapping Suit
Students at the normally conservative Michigan Technological University rallied in support of one of their colleagues after he was sued by the RIAA for sharing online music. More...

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Software Bullet Is Sought to Kill Musical Piracy

Software Bullet Is Sought to Kill Musical Piracy
I think that this is more of a scare tactic than anything real. But according to this report, the music industry is "quietly financing the development and testing of software programs that would sabotage the computers and Internet connections of people who download pirated music, according to industry executives." It's not clear that the industry is on safe legal ground. More...

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RSS Feeds Into Blackboard

RSS Feeds Into Blackboard
A demonstration of RSS feeds in Blackboard. Screenshots and scripts. Heh. So much for vendor-specific libraries of content. More...

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Corante on Blogging

Corante on Blogging
After much urging (including a missive from your truely) Corante has finally added RSS feeds for its regular blogs. There's a full list here; some of them will be added to Edu_RSS. More...

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The Roadmap to Redesign

The Roadmap to Redesign
We can forgive, I guess, the Center for Academic Transformation for its use of a now cliched phrase in its title. More...

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The Algebra of RSS Feeds

The Algebra of RSS Feeds
Useful first steps toward defining a notation for the manipulation of the contents of RSS feeds, including accounts of feed splitting, splicing, subtracting and more. More...

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