Category Archives: Administrivia

LO Development Workshop @ UBC

One reason why this space was so quiet last week was that I was hunkered down in a near-frenzy preparing for May 15th’s full-day LO development workshop. It was sponsored by MAPLE, and held at UBC’s Distance Education and Technology … Continue reading

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You take a deep breath and…

I try to step back from the computer and re-enter the physical world periodically — take a breath, read a book, play with my baby boy… In theory, it’s good for mental health, and I certainly didn’t regret taking last … Continue reading

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Open source models and manifestos

I neglected to link to George Siemens’ proposal for Developing Open Source Content that came out a couple of weeks ago. DOSC has four primary purposes: 1. Forum for collaborative creation of open source content. Academic fields are not isolated. … Continue reading

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A learning objects presentation, or a cry for help?

Last week I gave a presentation on reusable media for a group of educators at UBC’s Faculty of Science. I did my best to give a talk that used as little learning object lingo as possible, and left aside any … Continue reading

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CJLT: Special Issue on Learning Objects

Last fall the Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology published a special issue on Learning Objects, edited by Griff Richards. The contents: Forward Jamie Rossiter, Canarie Inc. Editorial: The challenges of the learning object paradigm Griff Richards Organic Aggregation of … Continue reading

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Batch importing, lovingly crafted by hand…

This should be following a set of postings I cut and pasted over from my previous incarnation of this weblog. A few motley older postings may be found at theprevious location.

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