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 learning objects via a collection ...

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"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" may be ...

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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 ...

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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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Thanks to Randy B for noticing that the Onyx RSS parser we use in the RSS to JS demo has been updated. Something about cache-ing issues and line breaks (shrug). Keep up to date. It is a full time job and a half.

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Okay, this should do it for a while. D'Arcy Norman suggested adding an output option to allow insertion of item date to the list. While in the code, I also made it possible to have an option on the channel display to list the title only (as well as title ...

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A quick update to the PHP script for the RSS to Javascript demo posted here May 7. For a reminder, this is a strategy for incorporating RSS feeds into ANY web page (HTML, Blackboard, WebCT) via a reference to a single line of JavaScript code. (more…)

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A friend and colleague from Melbourne (.au) recently e-mailed some humourous recollections marking the 10th anniverary of NCSA Mosaic. "Does that make you feel old?" (more…)

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This week's newest set of googled links are to variety of sites that make great use of visuals to further the understanding of scales of magnitude, some great educational resources lie within... (more…)

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