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Online Newspaper Software

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Drupal & Hosted Drupal Newspapers Running on Drupal This is a demo site showcasing newspapers running on Drupal, a popular open source content management system. These are sites set up using Drupal and then expanded with various modules. There are four newspaper-specific Drupal module packages: * NodeStream - publish content in newspaper style * OpenPublish - OpenPublish is an online news platform that emphasizes visitor engagement and ease of content creation.

My 25 Years of Ed Tech

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I also needed to prove that the web could be used for online learning, so I took a guide I had created for my Grande Prairie students, Stephen's Guide to the Logical Fallacies , and published it on my website, openly licensed, free for all to use (the license was based on similar open licensing I had seen in the MUD community). 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.

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How to Get the Greatest ROI from eLearning

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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.”

ROI 89

A New Website, Part Two - Choosing Drupal

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

So I am looking at free and open source software. Though that said, even if I had a budget, I would be going down the free and open source route. But because the open source CMSs tend to be better. Opting to go the open source route still left me hundreds of choices. But while it's very similar to Drupal, without the development community there are not as many modules to choose from; I would have to write a lot more code myself.

Drupal 100

E-Learning Generations

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

( version française ) In recent years I have been working on two major concepts:first, the connectivist theory of online learning, which views learning as anetwork process; and second, the massive open online course, or MOOC, which isan instantiation of that process. This enabled a more fine-grained presentation oflearning content than traditional sources such as textbooks and universitycourses. Second, it created the idea that these content modules orchunks were sharable.

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.