Category Archives: Objects

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Maggot Art: a fantastic new teaching tool for use in the elementary school setting

“Grandpa Needs a Shave” by Rebecca Bullard We use only non-toxic water-based paints to make Maggot Art

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SOAPed Up and Ready

I previously posted on this metadata repository built by Ming Chen, for a project at UBC’s Faculty of Applied Science led by Jim Sibley. The new look and feel I mentioned has been implemented for App Sci’s LO management needs. … Continue reading

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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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Hey look! It’s a learning object repository!

An interesting initiative here at UBC is a homegrown repository project that is nearing completion. While the functionality isn’t about to knock CAREO or DSpace off the Internet, it does have its points. It can sit on almost any box … Continue reading

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Hey look! It’s a learning object repository!

An interesting initiative here at UBC is a homegrown repository project that is nearing completion. While the functionality isn’t about to knock CAREO or DSpace off the Internet, it does have its points. It can sit on almost any box … Continue reading

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Ryan Eby: Trackback, Pingback, and LOR’s

An impressive, and apparently new site from Ryan Eby, with a thoughtful suggestion: Phil has an interesting post on the differences between trackback and pingback. I agree with his comments on when trackback and pingback are relevant. I think this … Continue reading

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Ryan Eby: Trackback, Pingback, and LOR’s

An impressive, and apparently new site from Ryan Eby, with a thoughtful suggestion: Phil has an interesting post on the differences between trackback and pingback. I agree with his comments on when trackback and pingback are relevant. I think this … Continue reading

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Fischli and Weiss flack Hondas?

I’m a great admirer of Fischli and Weiss’s 1987 The Way Things Go, and thereby got a kick out of this Honda Ad (Flash 6 required) — once I got over my discomfort about the whole co-optation thing. (Here’s hoping … Continue reading

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Do you have a metadata repository with a SOAP layer?

Or know of one? If so, please email me: brian.lamb@ubc.ca We’d like to do some testing.

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