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 ...

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We spotted a new Learning Objects White Paper posted in Macromedia's Learning Object Development Center. Written by New Media Consortium CEO Larry Johnson: Elusive Vision: Challenges Impeding the Learning Object Economy,’ÄÝexplores the drivers, enablers and mediators in the’ÄÝlearning object economy.’ÄÝ Larry Johnson, CEO of the New Media Consortium,’ÄÝdescribes and analyzes a’ÄÝsummit of ...

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And not to be outdone by a mere earth science teacher, our Humanities Blogger, Boris, has also latched onto the new RSS Feeds from About.com (see boris blog...) and quickly drills down to some useful Art History ideas for "approaching art" This is pushing beyond the bounds of mere learning objects, ...

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After a bit of summer vacation (actually field work in Montana), Lora the Geologist (who is blogging about learning obejcts in geology) has found the news that About.com is now syndicating their content via RSS, and very quickly she has added a feed for their Geology collection to her ...

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Each May we organize a year-end "Ocotillo" retreat for faculty and staff in our system to spend some focused time on instructional technology issues. This year, the theme was "Guess Who's Coming To Learn?": What do we know about our students and their motivations for learning? Are our planning activities based ...

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Actually, we have some ventures going on Electronic Portfolios at Maricopa. A new mcli site (for now) chronicles three project/efforts. (more…)

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Now, I wish our work with electornic portfolios was buzzing enough for someone in the organization to force me to attend ePorfolio 2003, the "first international conference on the digital portfolio, 9-10 Octobre 2003, Poitiers France" Can you say "buzzword"? This year's "portal"?? ePortfolios might be the biggest thing in technology innovation ...

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For our new CDB readers, we have been experimenting a few months with adding Trackback records to all items in our Maricopa Learning eXchange (MLX). This allows a way for each item to potentially record an entry everyitm someone describes an MLX item in a weblog. And we also have ...

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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 to ...

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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 ...

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