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Weekly Google +/- Feedster (June 30, 2003 11:47 AM)
The highly touted (well maybe in my mind) right side feature of the CDB site, Google of the Week is actually a poor person's RSS feed, probably one of the easiest ways to syndicate content is to link to a search that produces a customized query result. This week, just... «more»
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Writing RSS 1-2-3 (June 26, 2003 08:20 AM)
Scott at EdTechPost recently blogged about a desire for an RSS feed from the Low Threshold Applications site, a collection of how-tos for teachers, designed to be powerful tasks they can do with a minimum of fuss. The LTA site is one of those ideal for RSS-ifying: there is a... «more»
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Learning Object TrackBack Summary Tool (June 24, 2003 01:36 PM)
For those that have beeing following (or not) the Learning Object experiment's here (see Back to TrackBack), we have applied the MovableType Trackback concept to every item in the Maricopa Learning eXchange. With some time to tinker today, I cooked up a new trackback summary tool that allows one to... «more»
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Where's the Feed? (June 24, 2003 07:29 AM)
The more you click around the web, the more you see information rich sites that could do a little bit more good by adding RSS feeds to their content. It's even worse when you scan the URLs and sense that the content is idling away in a database. Like Clara... «more»
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What's the Fuss about RSS? (June 19, 2003 11:33 AM)
a blog/wiki paper for the July 11, 2003 LOVCOP teleconference Learning Objects Virtual Community of Practice http://www.educause.edu/vcop/learningobjects/ Alan Levine, Maricopa Community Colleges Brian Lamb, University of British Columbia D'Arcy Norman, University of Calgary Casting aside stuffy academic papers and endless PowerPoint bullets, we will present our ideas on RSS and... «more»
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Learning Objects Luau (June 19, 2003 10:44 AM)
Ahhhh, it is a tough job but someone (not me) has to go to Hawaii for the Learning Objects Symposium 2003, part of the ED-MEDIA 2003 conference. Learning Objects on the beach. Awesome. Actually this looks like a worthy all day focus on LOs with some world experts, and this... «more»
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RSS: Another Killer App Contender? (June 17, 2003 05:14 PM)
"I could have had class. I could have been a contender. Instead of what I am, a bum" In the July/August 2003 Technology Source, Mary Harrsch makes a claim (#623?) for RSS - The Next Killer App For Education. As blogged by David and George, the slapping of "kller app"... «more»
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Best Legal Statement of the Month (June 16, 2003 12:37 PM)
The "obligatory legal" statement in the footer at Heather Champ's blog, harrumph! scared me enough. I would not mess with it ;-)... «more»
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3 @ NMC Summer Conference (June 13, 2003 02:46 PM)
It's been a jam packed day at the New Media Consortium 2003 summer conference in lovely (humid) Blacksburg Virginia (Hokie-land, Virginia Tech). The Maricopa Learning eXchange got a large dose of exposure today, and I am thinking many people are going home thinking "Gotta do a Google on RSS"... «more»
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BlogShop Flies Like an Eagle (June 5, 2003 10:32 AM)
Yesterday's workshop, or "blogshop" for faculty at Chandler-Gilbert Community college went very well. It was much to cover (and most was not) in 2 hours, but we got many of these teachers excited, curious, interested in the tools available via a blog. The blog provides all of the information needed... «more»
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QuickTopic and Quick Doc Review (June 5, 2003 06:02 AM)
Some very slick small tools that might be helpful as teaching tools (and other uses). You have to like something with the tagline "your free, preposterously easy instant discussion space" (almost as good as "software that doesn't suck") QuickTopics is a simple platform for web based brief discussions on a... «more»
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Beginnings of the blogShop (June 2, 2003 10:24 PM)
This is the start of our online workshop, or "blogshop" for showing faculty at our colleges a little bit about weblogs, and to get them started using MovableType. It should ba a grand adventure!... «more»
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Happy 50th, DNA (June 1, 2003 08:05 PM)
Wow, actually I thought the 2003 Double Helix Celebrations site would be a "good dog." After all, a historical look at the 50th anniversary of Watson and Crick's discovery of the DNA double helix structure, should be a gold mine.... «more»
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