Category Archives: Objects

How-to for RSS in WebCT

A few people have added comments to the post below, asking for a clearer set of instructions on how it’s done. Thankfully, my colleague Cyprien Lomas has just built one… And of course, as David Carter-Tod notes, this application is … Continue reading

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Displaying RSS Feeds in WebCT

click to see full-size image Above is a screenshot of three live RSS feeds displayed within a WebCT course in Geology — one of LOs, one of industry white papers, and a third of general science news from New Scientist. … Continue reading

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Shhh! Don’t tell anybody…

I’ve been lucky enough to play around with Alan Levine of the Maricopa Learning Exchange and D’Arcy Norman of CAREO, bouncing email back and forth around the intersections between LOs, weblogs, RSS, and all that groovy stuff. Truth be told, … Continue reading

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Shhh! Don’t tell anybody…

I’ve been lucky enough to play around with Alan Levine of the Maricopa Learning Exchange and D’Arcy Norman of CAREO, bouncing email back and forth around the intersections between LOs, weblogs, RSS, and all that groovy stuff. Truth be told, … Continue reading

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Shhh! Don’t tell anybody…

I’ve been lucky enough to play around with Alan Levine of the Maricopa Learning Exchange and D’Arcy Norman of CAREO, bouncing email back and forth around the intersections between LOs, weblogs, RSS, and all that groovy stuff. Truth be told, … Continue reading

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A History of Interaction Design

A real fine presentation (PDF 3.2 MB) from Marc Rettig… and you can actually pull some sense from the slides. Via David Crow, via Anne Galloway, via peterme…

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Three Objections to Learning Objects

Lots of bloggers have linked to Norm Friesen’s latest paper, with justification. I would think that the toughest part of writing a paper like this is limiting the objections to three. Objection 1: What’s a learning object, anyway? The term … 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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David Wiley, “Learning objects: difficulties and opportunities”

David Wiley posts his take on the current state of the LO universe, “Learning objects: difficulties and opportunities.” A nice summary of where things are at right now, and be sure to check out what he says on page 7 … Continue reading

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David Wiley, “Learning objects: difficulties and opportunities”

David Wiley posts his take on the current state of the LO universe, “Learning objects: difficulties and opportunities.” A nice summary of where things are at right now, and be sure to check out what he says on page 7 … Continue reading

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