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OLDaily, acrónimo de Online Learning Daily, es un boletín sobre e-learning mantenido por Stephen Downes

 

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Bryan Alexander, Oct 18, 2019
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Bryanm Alexander has been engaged in a series of posts on the future of higher education and climate change. Posts so far cover campus populations,...

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The tribal web

Publicado en OLDaily el 18/10/2019

Steve Wheeler, Learning with 'e's, Oct 18, 2019
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Steve Wheeler recognizes that the word 'tribe' "can be a contentious term" but in this series of posts he goes ahead and uses it anyway. He could just as easily have used the terms 'culture' and 'family' and his arguments and evidence could be the same. There is certainly...

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Scott Gilbertson, Ars Technica, Oct 18, 2019
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Back in pre-history - thirty years ago, say - software designers wanted to make their work available for free, but commercial companies would take it, make a small change (maybe), and call it their own, charging money for it. Open source licensing changed all that, because vendors...

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Ásgeir Tryggvason, Democracy and Education, Oct 17, 2019
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I enjoyed this article as it grapples with the question of how to close the discussion of political or controversial topics in a classroom. Two major schools of thought are presented: the idea of deliberative democracy, which aims to use rational debate to reach a...

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Jamieson Pond, Connected Learning Alliance, Oct 17, 2019
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I'm passing this along because it's interesting to see what Henry Jenkins is up to these days, but not without warning of platitudes and flatitudes in the content overall. The post is a summary of the highlights of the...

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Chris Coyier, CSS-Tricks, Oct 17, 2019
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It's impossible to keep up with the range of web development tools available, but that doesn't stop one from trying. This article focuses on some key features of some JAMstack applications - sites based on Javascript, APIs, and Markup (JAM). Three...

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Sarah R.Lambert, Computers & Education, Oct 17, 2019
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This study offers a useful and important counterweight to studies focused on U.S.-based MOOCs. "The most well-known for-profit MOOC providers are used for widening participation," writes Sarah Lambert, "but they are certainly not the whole picture." From the abstract...

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Megan Raymond, WCET Frontiers, Oct 17, 2019
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After a quick introduction defining blockchain, this article then shifts to its main focus, an interview with three experts on the following potential applications:

  • “blockcerts” for certifications and credentials,
  • bitcoin for paying for tuition...
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The Nature of Moral Motivation

Publicado en OLDaily el 16/10/2019

Patricia S. Churchland, Edge, Oct 16, 2019
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This is a longish and breezy discussion from Patricia Smith Churchland, one of the foremost thinkers on neurophilosophy in our time. There's not so much discussion of moral motivation as you might expect, but it doesn't matter. She talks about her influences and the factors that led...

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