My 25 Years of Ed Tech

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Diversity University started out as an educational MUD; Walden University was also an early adopter, and a whole bunch more. 1995 – The Web Also: Plato, the Home Page In 1995 I started at Assiniboine Community College. With a year of so we had created our first web-based course, 'Introduction to Instruction', with professor Shirley Chapman. I had designed OLe so that it used free-standing 'modules', and the IMS-LOM was perfect for this. 2006 – Web 2.0

What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks

Jay Cross

Some schools are comfortable encouraging students, faculty, and adminstratoin to use consumer apps on the open web. A handful of universities have adopted some aspects of web 2.0 The tools of the social web are in constant flux. The ease of assembling software applications from plug-and-play modules and checkboxes has led numerous faculty members to build social network systems in-house. What Universities Must Learning About Social Networks.

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E-Learning Generations

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Second, it created the idea that these content modules orchunks were sharable. The same vendors thatsold these tools - companies like Microsoft and Adobe - sold web production andviewing tools. This leads us next to the fourth generation, paradoxicallycalled web 2.0 - and in the field of online learning, e-learning 2.0. The core ideas of web 2.0 Web 2.0 The core technology of web 2.0 E-learning 2.0 E-learning 2.0

Notes from ALT-C

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

one FACEBOOK) - scruffy works: let the links fail to make it scale - democracy rules: open, free and universal (it''s an experiment that can never be rerun (but there''s ways we could kill it) - but we lost (for a time) conceptial and contextual - the semantic web - missing links - search engines fill the gap - "You couldn''t build Google until there was enough of the web to make it." - the web is a network of netword that grows because we put stuff on it - web 2.0,

What's the opposite of evolution? An interesting question about SCORM

Mark Oehlert

"Where I see the technology going is being adopted by a major player in non-traditional learning for grade and high school students. The purpose is to allow each SCORM compliant course or module to transfer tracking information no matter which LMS platform you are using. So my friend Mark Friedman, down at JKDDC , posed the following question to his LinkedIn network: "What do you think the SCORM E-Learning Reference Model will evolve into during the next 10 years? Delicious

Steven Berlin Johnson

December 09, 2005 in Web | Permalink Comments > I should have added the inevitable next stage > in this process: the mixed feelings of > regret, envy, and excitement among their > followers when they sell out to the Man. I understand that this facet of application adoption is not that to which Interface Culture highlights in its identification of "avant-garde" data viewers. Why The Web Is Like A Rain Forest. Discover column on Web 2.0.

Privacy, Security and Trust: Challenges for the Intangible Economy

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Cryptographic Module Validation Program ( CMVP ) - they test our people in a random question and answer type session. Ontario, for example, is adopting a system. The semantic web is not web 2.0, Semantic Web Intelligence Group. Summary of a talk by Jim Robbins, EWA Canada , at the IFIPTMA Conference in Moncton. Let me outline what I would like to talk about. Near-term opportunities.