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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Tell me your latest/greatest books on learning.

Mark Oehlert

Even worse, I like bookstores better than I like libraries because I like to write in my books as I read and dog-ear pages and in general, rough them up a bit as I read them. Any analytical thinking from reading helps keep the mind agile and open to discovery of the answers sought.

My 25 Years of Ed Tech

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

But it was brilliantly engineered; I learned tons by digging through the source, learning how all the Javascript worked, and adapting it for my own purposes. I also took a massive open email course (MOEC?) 1998 – Wikis Also: CMSs, RSS I didn't bother with Wikis.

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Open Education, MOOCs, and Opportunities

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

These were designed originally by organizations such as the Open University, in Britain, and Canada''s Athabasca University. Open Education Resources Alongside the development of educational technologies is an equally important movement to support open educational resources. This movement predates the development of the world wide web in 1994, as seen for example in the Gutenberg Project, an open access archive of public domain works of classic literature.

[berkman] Doc Searls

David Weinberger

VRM is an open source project (although there are some commercial projects underway also). A: One model is RSS. It’d be good to be able to advertise your needs, possibly through RSS. Identities are given to us by other corporations: what the DMV, the library, Visa (etc) tell us who we are. Q: What about customized fabrication, i.e., making products in response to customer desires.

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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. Dignan, 2008) Microsoft needs to virtualize Windows, to create versions tailored to different devices, simplifying the operating system providing a similar user experience across a wide range of products.

How to Get the Most out of a Conference

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

MS-Word version -- PDF Version EDUCAUSE has this habit of creating placeholders for its posts and then sending RSS feeds composed solely of those placeholders. The second time at a conference (or at a venue) is always more productive than the first.

Last Year's Predictions For 2008, Reviewed

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Predicted: The "middle path"—proprietary lock-in services, like Vista, iTunes, Facebook, and Second Life, will be abandoned for more open commercial alternatives rather than free and open source software and content. Personal networks" will be created by individuals to manage and share their contacts and information sources; people will "peer" into each others' networks or subscribe to filtered versions of each others' network feeds.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Two Very Different Views of Publishing (heres a hint.I think one is WAY wrong!)

Mark Oehlert

Darnton goes on to say; "Commercial publishers have raised the price of periodicals, especiallyin the natural sciences, to such a height that they have created havocin the budgets of research libraries.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Vintage Tech Predictions - Some eerily right.

Mark Oehlert

" Here are a couple focused on learning: "Most of this study is in the form of programmed TV courses, which canbe rented or borrowed from tape _ * libraries.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Soapbox for the Day: Academic Journals like Field Methods, that dont support things like access to their content

Mark Oehlert

eLearning Guilds Summer Seminar Series | Main | Off Topic: Lets look at this at this as a chance to learn about oil » June 19, 2008 Soapbox for the Day: Academic Journals like Field Methods, that dont support things like access to their content Honest to goodness, someone please respond to me so we can have an open conversation about this. Have you researched Open Access Journals and found that model to be wanting?

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): EduPunk? Please tell me this is the start and not the end

Mark Oehlert

Im also opposed to the conflation of ISD with anything that has to dowith learning instead of being honest about what something like ADDIEis - a production model not a design process.

The OER Debate, In Full

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Day One Debate introduction Moderator Wayne Mackintosh The concept of Open Education Resources (OER) is firmly based on the educational value of sharing knowledge. A key issue in the open education arena is whether OER should favour commercial use. DayTwo Pro Opening statement David Wiley The question of this debate, “Should OER favour commercial use?”, On June 8, 1999 I released the Open Publication License. Reusable Media, Social Software and Openness in Education.