» Wars of Conflicting Webs
16/11/18 04:00 from OLDaily
Kicks Condor , Nov 16, 2018 This is an interesting article (from an unusual and interesting website) showing how many of the leading edge technologies for developing a distributed and decentralized web are at odds with each other. If I h...

» Can The Feedback Of A Community Propel Sustainable Innovation? The Case Of Moodle
16/11/18 04:00 from OLDaily
Moodle News , Nov 16, 2018 I've always been wary of using community feedback as a guide to software design. I know, this goes against the basic principles of the design process. But in my mind I'm after something pretty specific, and it ...

» Statewide Data on OER Savings
16/11/18 04:00 from OLDaily
Mark Lieberman , Inside Higher Ed , Nov 16, 2018 According to this article, " North Dakota students saved more than $1 million on textbooks after the state invested just $110,000 to help instructors use open educational resources. A...

» How Much Do You Rely on Research About Teaching?
15/11/18 04:00 from OLDaily
Dan Berrett , Beckie Supiano , Chronicle of Higher Education , Nov 15, 2018 In this article Dan Berrett and Beckie Supiano respond to readers "asking us to cite research more often, and lean a little less on anecdotal classroom experienc...

» Get The Research: Impactstory Announces a New Science-Finding Tool for the General Public
15/11/18 04:00 from OLDaily
Rick Anderson , The Scholarly Kitchen , Nov 15, 2018 According to this article, " Impactstory recently announced a new tool in development. Called, Get The Research and aimed at serving the general public rather than an audience of schol...

» LinkedIn Becomes a Serious Open Learning Platform
15/11/18 04:00 from OLDaily
Josh Bersin , Chief Learning Officer , Nov 15, 2018 It's true that LinkedIn has been a learning platform for some time now, but open? It depends on how you define it - "it’s now announcing it has completely opened up its learning p...

» A Breakup Letter to Academic Philosophy
15/11/18 04:00 from OLDaily
Map UK , Olly Thorn , Nov 15, 2018 Olly Thorn, host of Philosophy Tube , reflects on how different the practice of philsophy is inside and outside academic institutions (and I feel him). "The philosophy was great, god knows I loved it (I...

» Action research in the classroom: Applying spacing and retrieval practice
15/11/18 04:00 from OLDaily
Damian Benney , The BERA Blog , Nov 15, 2018 I've seen nothing but good about the practice of 'spacing' - that is, teaching something, and then following up after intervals of time to conduct 'retrieval' activities requiring the original...

» Why Canada needs five new digital learning universities
15/11/18 04:00 from OLDaily
Tony Bates , Online learning and distance education resources , Nov 15, 2018 The main reason, writes Tony Bates, is that "no higher education system, including Canada’s, is moving fast enough to cope adequately with the challenges ...

» Learn With Facebook: A New Training Tool
14/11/18 20:46 from OLDaily
Aysha Ashley Househ , Chief Learning Officer , Nov 14, 2018 According to this article, "Facebook announced Tuesday that it will launch Learn With Facebook, a career development site that focuses on both the hard and soft skills people ne...

» Sure, Third Party Service, I Will Give You Permission to Delete My Calendar (?)
14/11/18 20:40 from OLDaily
Alan Levine , CogDogBlog , Nov 14, 2018 Alan Levine was not happy with my selection of a calendar service for E-Learning 3.0. "I will also be vigilant and asking you, as well, to give some thought about the permissions you just give. It&...

» ‘The Academy Is Largely Itself Responsible for Its Own Peril’
14/11/18 13:35 from OLDaily
Evan Goldstein , Chronicle of Higher Education , Nov 14, 2018 This is an excellent interview with historian Jill Lepore, who has just released These Truths , a sweeping history of the United States from Columbus to Trump "asking whether ...

» The Coming Social Economy
14/11/18 13:35 from OLDaily
Tom Vander Ark , Getting Smart , Nov 14, 2018 According to this article, "More than a third of the American workforce participates in the freelance economy." and "The majority of current high school students will spend at least part of t...

» ‘Secret sharing’ system keeps your personal data safe
14/11/18 13:35 from OLDaily
Taylor Kubota-Stanford , Futurity , Nov 14, 2018 The article feels more like marketing than data but it does indicate a trend toward secure personal information online. And the Prio mechanism it proposes could work, I think. " Secret sha...

» Fixing Mathematical Notation with Computing, and “Proving” It with Education
13/11/18 11:17 from OLDaily
Mark Guzdial , Computing Education Research Blog , Nov 13, 2018 This article is a few days old but I want to make sure I don't miss it, as it makes a point that (to my mind) challenges the idea that there is one set of basic 'foundationa...

» Get The Research: Impactstory Announces a New Science-Finding Tool for the General Public
12/11/18 18:26 from OLDaily
Rick Anderson , The Scholarly Kitchen , Nov 15, 2018 According to this article, " Impactstory recently announced a new tool in development. Called, Get The Research and aimed at serving the general public rather than an audience of schol...

» The Coming Social Economy
12/11/18 18:18 from OLDaily
Tom Vander Ark , Getting Smart , Nov 14, 2018 According to this article, "More than a third of the American workforce participates in the freelance economy." and "The majority of current high school students will spend at least part of t...

» Public goods and public policy: what is public good, and who and what decides?
12/11/18 17:59 from OLDaily
Ellen Hazelkorn , Andrew Gibson , Centre for Global Higher Education , Nov 12, 2018 This article appeared in Higher Education today, but behind a paywall. It however appears to be substantially the same as the article that appeared on th...

» Universities Team Up on Completion
12/11/18 17:46 from OLDaily
Paul Fain , Inside Higher Ed , Nov 12, 2018 The original headline for this article (preserved thanks to RSS) was "APLU enlists 130 universities in collaboration on completion and equity gaps," but this new headline completgely changes th...

» Edji - A Great Tool for Literacy and Critical Thinking
12/11/18 17:39 from OLDaily
Eric Hills , Free Technology for Teachers , Nov 13, 2018 Richard Byrne is accepting some guest blogs this week and one of those is from Edji . It's a lot like hypothes.is in that students can comment on articles. A need feature is a a te...

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