Learning - Educational Technologies - Articles Archive
from April 18, 2004 to February 17, 2004

"Don't let a lack of technical skill stop you from contributing to the internet! Blogs are the easy way for anyone to publish online. It's estimated that there are over 4 million blogs worldwide. You could say they are delivering the “democratisation” of the internet that ... read more

Robin Good - Australian Flexible Learning Community - April 18, 2004
A good number of very competitive new live presentation and collaboration tools is now hitting the market and leaving some of the traditional large enterprise players off in the dust. Especially in the presentation-related area several new offerings have made their successful debut while offering some ... read more

Robin Good - April 6, 2004
A valuable list of online resources that provide access to copyright-free content, including image, music and software libraries. ... read more

Google Answers - [via Kottke] - April 4, 2004

This is an 8-page Word document that illustrates to a somehow techno-savvy user what RSS is and how it can be effectively used in the classroom. While there are a few incorrect items and errors and the number of resources mentioned is quite limited, this is ... read more

Will Richardson - [via George Siemens] - April 2, 2004
The Index of Learning Styles is an on-line instrument used to assess preferences on four dimensions (active/reflective, sensing/intuitive, visual/verbal, and sequential/global) of a learning style model formulated by Richard M. Felder and Linda K. Silverman. The instrument was developed by Richard M. Felder and Barbara A. ... read more

NCSU - [via Marcus P. Zillman] - March 28, 2004
Classroom teaching, even if supported with technology, will not scale. If we are to provide access to all, we must abandon the idea that education is something that is done for us and support the idea that it is something we can do for ourselves. That's ... read more

Stephen Downes - March 27, 2004
Today wealth is created through knowledge. The more effective the knowledge flow in an organization, the more wealth created. Within companies and public work, knowledge flow must always be severely limited. This is because of the control required for public work. Knowledge Leveraging Compensation is a ... read more

Barry Carter - March 25, 2004
James Paul Gee , author of What Video Games Have to Teach Us About Learning and Literacy, treated those of us at the RIMA ICEM conference in Quebec City today to a lucid and convincing argument illustrating how today's computer games embody better learning than most schools. ... read more

Stephen Downes - March 16, 2004

An excellent review of what blogs are and why they are useful in online research. "The generous spirit of blogging permits the writer to leave behind what Anders Fagerjord so fittingly names a Surftrail for others to follow through the World Wide Web, directing colleagues and ... read more

Torill Mortensen & Jill Walker - [via Universe of Science] - March 15, 2004
Groove Gears Up For Version 3: New Beta To Become Available Today. Slimmer, faster, more secure, the new Groove, which enters its beta stage in a few hours from now, promises a lot of great improvements to a tool that represents a point of reference among ... read more

Robin Good - Kolabora - March 15, 2004
The RSS Newsmaster is an emerging new figure with a new craft to work with: Filtering and aggregating content in new personal and innovative ways. In this new essay I recapitulate the key points brought forward in The Birth Of The Newsmaster, while clarifying some of ... read more

Robin Good - March 3, 2004
SXC is a friendly community of photography addicts who generously offer their works to the public free of charge. You can easily browse or search through the categories of a huge gallery containing over 50.000 quality stock photos shot by more than 2.500 different photographers. Need ... read more

Robin Good - March 1, 2004
Moodle is a course management system (CMS) - a software package designed to help educators create quality online courses. Such e-learning systems are sometimes also called Learning Management Systems (LMS). One of the main advantages of Moodle over other systems is a strong grounding in social ... read more

Robin Good - Moodle - March 1, 2004
Knowing what the client wants is the key factor to success in any type of business. News media, government agencies and political candidates need to know what the public thinks. Associations need to know what their members want. Large companies need to measure the attitudes of ... read more

Robin Good - The Survey System - February 27, 2004
Travellers are the most reliable source of information for other travellers. World66 is a new fascinating project taking serious advantage of the potential of wikis, online collaboration, and growing desire and interest to find personal reports and travel-agency-packaged information about destinations and places from all over the ... read more

Robin Good - February 25, 2004
Today Tuesday February the 24th at 12 noon EDT the first Kolabora Live! online event will take place with special guests Jay Cross, Nancy White, Wes Kussmaul and Heike Philp. Moderates Stephanie Downs of ConferZone all in simultaneous full audio and video. Thanks to Robin Good, ... read more

Robin Good - Kolabora Live! - February 24, 2004
New free PDF converter creates high-quality PDF from any printable file type. PrimoPDF converts to PDF from any application by simply 'printing' to the PrimoPDF printer. You can create high-quality PDFs by converting from Word, Excel, PowerPoint and virtually any other printable file type. This is a ... read more

Robin Good - February 21, 2004
YahooGroups now provides direct RSS feeds natively. If your preferred YahooGroup is set for open, public viewing of the message archives, then you need only to add the extension "messages?rss=1" to the complete URL and you have a full RSS feed for that YahooGroup. As simple ... read more

Robin Good [via Joseph Daisy] - February 18, 2004
Imagine a future where you have instant access to all data you need, in a worldwide collaborative environment, where tools can developed independently but still cooperate as a single application. The Uni-Verse project started at Feb 1, 2004 with 1.9 Million Euro in funding from the European Commission. ... read more

Robin Good - via Joseph Daisy - February 17, 2004
Just in case you haven't had yet time to look in to this: all the news, all the time, coming at you. Nobody wants to go to the Internet and search for news stories; I want them to come directly to me. So many news stories; ... read more

Robin Good - via RSS Lockergnome - February 17, 2004

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