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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Oh this should be good- the supreme master of information density and visual displays takes a look at Mark Milliron refers to as "no power and no point".... Edward Tufte: The Cognitive Style of Powerpoint (more…)

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This paper by Greg Webb (Open Training and Education Network, OTEN, New South Wales, Australia) is from 2000, but has always been hanging out in my bookmarks. Read more and see what Greg says about Why teachers don't share resources, and what we can do about it . (more…)

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One of the discussion topics at Maricopa's May 2002 Ocotillo Retreat, we had people work in groups to produce "blueprints" for various instructional techniology topics. See the Cafˆà Discussions: Library of Re-usable Learning Objects for the activity and see the summary and images of sketches. (more…)

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Learning Objects Readings assembled by Micheael Roy at Wesleyan for a new Learning Object site being developed there (worth a click and look). Their project sounds interesting and is using some (free) web portal tools from the Internet Scout project (more…)

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Ryan Eby, a Michigan State University education major, has created an e-Portfolio in Movable Type, a nice example of using te reflective aspects of a blog for this purpose. (more…)

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An online workshop from Australia's NET*Working 2002 conference (Ozzies know how to run a great online conference, I have participated in this one was as well as th eone from 2000) designed as an introduction to LOs. (more…)

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