As an excerpt from a new book on blogging, Rebecca Blood's Weblog Ethics is certainly timely. Especially given the current recess fighting over "de-publishing". But more than that, Rebecca's wisdom rings true as one of the early bloggers (see Rebecca's Pocket for may more gems) and is sound advice for ...

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Thankls to Beth Mazur and her post on IDblog: Spotlighting comments that had the MovableType code for adding the excerpts of the 5 most recent comments to this blog, now visible on the right under the heading "Others Bark Back" Just another small way to bring bits of information from within ...

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One might ask why someone would use or create something like BlogChatter - Realtime Weblog Aggregation and the answer is the topic of this post (same answer to the philosophical question, "why do dogs lick themselves?"). Blogchatter allows you to peek into the fast paced universe of weblogs (or blogosphere) by ...

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Wow, it is not even 15 minutes following our teleconference on "What's The Fuss about RSS?" and already George has posted some great summary points, elearnspace blog: The Fuss about RSS - Summary. How did I know? I glanced at my NetNewsWire RSS aggregatos and saw not only George's new blog ...

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Okay folks. We have polished off most of the rough edges of the wiki part of our presentation on What's the Fuss abour RSS? and are here tossing it out for your viewing. Update (Sept 3, 2003) The wiki has been spiffed up and moved to http://careo.elearning.ubc.ca/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?TheFuss (more…)

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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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