This is just a pre-notice teaser for our upcoming LOVCOP teleconference on July 11, 2003: What’s the Fuss about RSS?. Tune in at 9 am Pacific, 10 am Mountain, 11 am Central, noon Eastern.

For access details (it is a toll free call), rush and click over to the LOVCOP site and sign up or email a request to

On Friday you may even get a chance to sip some faux Merlot, and meet the (?) famous blogging duo of Boris and Lora.

The presentation materials wil be revealed later today by a link to a wiki hosted at the University of British Columbia, where we have been group writing a series of ideas and resource links related to RSS and Learning Objects.

Being Mac-heads, my Canadion colleagues Brian Lamb and D’Arcy Norman and I collobarated yesterday via iChat to do our planning, much more efffective than email chases.

This collaboration is and has happened pretty much happened informally, over the net, and under the the radar of the typical acronym-infested Learning Object herd.

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  • I’m afraid I am out of touch with this stuff. By teleconference do you mean something that happens via telephone?

    If so, as a deafened person who can’t use telephone, will there ultimately be a finalized version of the paper? the proceedings? (If these are the right kinds of terms to use.)

    Thanks. …edN

  • Alan

    Yes, Ed, this is an audio teleconference. I aplogize if it is not accessible for you, but will try an dmake sure you can get to the content.

    The setup and format is decided by the EDUCAUSE/NLII organization sponsoring this.

    We will be posting a summary of the presentation and a long list of references that we will be using (via is a completely text only display).

    I will ask if they have any plans to provide a transcript.

  • Thank you very much Alan. I look forward to enjoying the harvest.