I clicked and clicked and clicked trying to find the elusive “About” statement, failing, and found this on a site that seemed to be the prototype:
“SCCCD” would be the San Diego Community College District. The front page seems to be some sort of RSS/news gathering area, and there are links to “Faculty Objects” (must be learning objects created by faculty, not faculty members as objects!), “Weekly Example” (LO of the Week?), “Learning Object Training” (which seems to be information about this project), “Learning Objects”“Project Overview” (now I can read what this site is about…)
In all of this, as a technology novice faculty member, would I find anything to convince me I can build something meaningful out of these “objects”, it is yet another collection of disjointed things.
In the LO game we are still woefully short-changed and lacking the tools and strategies that would help pull the so-called objects together into something meaningful.
But keep your eyes on the distant horizon… from the west, a lumbering Loxodonta africana may be here to help.
The post "Learning About Learning Objects (LALO)" was originally thawed from a previous ice age and melted at CogDogBlog (http://cogdogblog.com/2003/11/learning-about/) on November 17, 2003.