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A New Website, Part Six - Drupal Modules

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Modules A module is some additional programming that gives your site some additional functionality. A number of optional modules come installed with the original Drupal download. In addition, you can get many more modules from the Drupal web site. The first step, then, is to look at the list of modules that comes with the Drupal download. So I select 'Site Building' -> 'Modules'. Aggregator The Aggregator is an RSS aggregator.

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My 25 Years of Ed Tech

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

1998 – Wikis Also: CMSs, RSS I didn't bother with Wikis. Instead, for me, 1998 was the year of RSS and content syndication. I did a lot of work with RSS, combining it with content management systems (CMS). Around this time I realized that bulletin boards were not going to last forever, and so I gathered the posts I had written to mailing lists and boards around the internet, but them in my own CMS, and started my own RSS feed.

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How to Get the Greatest ROI from eLearning


Whether it’s an investment in oneself, a business, another person, or a product, a quality return is always desired. However, with an electronic performance support subsystem as part of an online learning system, skills can be reinforced long after a course is over, so it’s a conservative calculation for eLearning modules.”

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A New Website, Part Two - Choosing Drupal

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

But I run a large and complex site, one which would be impossible to maintain merely by creating and uploading HTML files (even simple blogging websites are too complicated to maintain this way - sure, you could learn how to do it pretty easily, but then you'd be doing a lot of extra work every time you created a new post). A slow language means a slow CMS; a complex language means a complex CMS. The Drupal modules.

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E-Learning Generations

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Theprocess of connecting was involved and complex, requiring the use of modems andspecial software. 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. LMSs were firmly entrenched in the world of content production, and toa lesser extent the world of networked communication.

Engagement and Personalized Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

This is not to say that such interactions cannot be employed very productively for spot duty - for example, students can learn to program a computer using an interactive module, create Flash animations through a series of computer demonstrations, or practice learning a language in a self-teaching manual. Responding to David Wiley, Lying About Personalized Learning.

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Tom Vander Wall Nails My Sharepoint Experience | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I have deep interest in that story and that understanding, as it is one I rarely see inside enterprise, but I see with in the makers of the social tool products. Sharepoint is sold to people as a product that “as is&# solves problems / enables social media / fosters collaboration, etc., Clearly there are successful applications and stewardship of SharePoint – and particularly where organizations have played to the product’s strengths.

The Future of Online Learning: Ten Years On

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Probably the most notable of the specialized computers, the iPod, has become one of the most popular consumer products of all time. Digital cameras have essentially replaced traditional cameras; Polaroid is ceasing production of instant film in 2009. Simple devices – from the One Laptop Per Child computer to the Asus Eee to the Nokia internet tablet to Apple’s iPhone now allow people to run complex software with very simple devices.

E-Learning: Générations

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Le processus deconnexion a été impliqué et complexe, nécessitant l'utilisation de modems et delogiciels spéciaux. Deuxièmement, ils ont créé l'idée que ces modules, oudes morceaux de contenu, ont été partageables. Nous avons recueilli leurs flux RSS et les agrégés en un seulthread, qui est devenu la quotidien du cours.

The Girl Effect – catalyzing positive change | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Bev Trayner on 24 Nov 2008 at 6:36 am Nancy, when I did a Master’s degree in Development Studies – over 20 years ago, there was a compulsory module on women (“girls&# ) where we saw that research has been showing all this for a long time. Very often education is being overemphasized and is becoming counter productive. This is complex and your caution reminds us not to oversimplify it.

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