Both Stephen and George recently pointed to this bit from Wired News: Educators Turn to Games for Help. What an idea! ... wait a minute, we took a look at Shall We Teach with a Game? back in 1994 at that time, with having our faculty review a selection of ...

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Just a few days until I leave (Monday), heading northwest to beautiful Vancouver for the MERLOT 2003 conference. In addition to putting on a poster (and a completely unposter-like poster at that!) on the Maricopa Learning eXchange (MLX), I am teaming up with compadres Brian Lamb and D'Arcy Norman for a ...

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I just added a small feature to our RSS to JS demo, the site that demonstrates a bone-simple (even humans can do this with their bare hands) way to take a known RSS feed and have it displayed inside any web page. This new feature is a simple web form that ...

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Just days before packing his bags to leave for the MERLOT 2003 Conference, our humanities learning object Blogger "Boris" gets rather clever. He has found out how to get RSS feeds from Amazon.com on his favorite American literature movement, see object human: Amazon.com Feeds for Transcendentalism What Boris has found is ...

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Stephen Downes outlines How to Create an RSS Feed With Notepad, a Web Server, and a Beer, essentially a 9 step process for (ugh) writing RSS Feeds by hand. An RSS (Rich Site Summary) feed is an XML file used to describe the contents of your website. As your website content ...

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By way of Dave Winer (by way of NetNewsWire on my desktop) come these nifty graphic badge icons from Bryan Bell. Get yours today in delicious pink, blue, green, as PNG or GIF files, nicely provided to match your site. Yummy candy. Show your love. Fortunately, they are NOT imprinted with "I ...

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Regarding our post about a new RSS feed for the web's eye view bag of urls site, Scott Leslie commented about our submission form being an ideal candidate for a web browser bookmarklet tool. Scott has recently championed these underused tools for one's browser toolbar, rightfully so, because they ...

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Deep philosophical questions or trivial trivia? "How many stars are there in the sky?" "How many grains of sand on the beach?" The question of How many blogs and bloggers? How big the blogosphere? from blogcount yields an estimated 2.4 to 2.9 weblogs as of Monday, June 23, ...

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Give me a free hour and there goes another new RSS Feed. Since 1996, we have been accumulating some 4000 interesting web sites in our web's eye view bag of urls. Essentially the format for the content is a site title, URL, and description (does that sound like RSS or what?) The ...

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Finally! A test site now proves that Radio/UserLand weblogs are TrackBack enabled. And it works! Got Trackback? Yup! My blog entry here was created by using the MovableType bookmarklet tool that automatically dissected the test source, found the embedded RDF TrackBack data, and provided the ping address directly to my blog ...

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