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Continually Improving Courses

Some of the continuing conversation from Will’s It’s Not Just the Read/Write Web post has been about, well, continuing conversations. It’s the idea that learning shouldn’t be about memorizing for a test or completing a project, but lifelong learning. David Warlick wonders if we can focus more on learning and less on just what has […]

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Sensemaking through Networks

Will Richardson writes that much of the chatter about changes in education due to technology is missing the point. Getting students and teachers and everyone to publish and write–yes, that’s a good start. Improving communication between schools and the community–yep, that’s good too. But Will argues that those are really just ways of doing the

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Did You Know 2.0

The original Did You Know video by Karl Fisch has been remixed many times. In this version, the graphics have been substantially updated; the simple line drawings and animations on a black background create a lot of impact. They also “tried to minimize what some perceived as alarmism about globalism” and have updated some content.

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Future of Education Participation

Dave Cormier is doing a presentation on “Snowclones, Clichés and Memes” with live active participation. We’re pretending that we’re in a class 10 years in the future. This is live blogged, although I’m not trying to get everything he says. Dave used a pageflakes page to discuss rather than doing slides in Elluminate: http://www.pageflakes.com/cormier/11091021 What

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Ubiquitous Learning Ideas from TCC 2007

“Technology, Colleges, and Community.” The theme for this year’s conference was “Blending Community and Multimedia in Ubiquitous Learning.” I have to admit that not too many people explicitly talked about “ubiquitous” learning; there were presentations on Web 2.0 tools and Second Life, some on accessibility and learning theories, and a few on working and teaching

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PBwiki Promo for Presenters

Courtesy of The Eighth Floor, PBwiki is giving out free stuff for people presenting about PBwiki or just wikis in general. Here’s what they list as part of their Presenter Packs: T-shirt Info to help explain wikis & PBwiki PowerPoint pictures of PBwiki users 3 Premium Gold wikis–one for you, two for you to give

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