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

 

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Harvard Business Review, Jan 27, 2020
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With the news that Clayton Christensen has died an an unfortunately young age, it is appropriate to take a few moments to reflect on his influence, not only on the business community, but on wider society as a whole, including educational technology. He and his institute have...

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Geoffrey Rockwell, Theoreti.ca, Jan 27, 2020
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Most of us - including me - cheered when a court said we could scrape sites like LinkedIn. Now we're seeing the other side of that ruling, a site called...

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Cory Doctorow, BoingBoing, Jan 27, 2020
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I'm of two minds regarding this post. On the one hand I agree with Cory Doctorow that the world's copyright system is a mess. There's an ever tightening vice clamping down on the potential for innovation, competition, and even creativity. On the other hand, I don't care. Not because I...

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Rhea Kelly, Campus Technology, Jan 24, 2020
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This feels more like marketing than it does a serious open education project, but I may be misinterpreting the intent. What I do know is that when I go to the LabExchange website the most striking feature is the big white bank of sponsor...

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Abner Li, 9to5 Google, Jan 24, 2020
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According to this report, "After entering beta last year, Google is launching new rubric and originality report tools for all G Suite for Education customers." The display shows up automatically at the side of the page while you're marking the paper. It makes me think - why can't I have a...

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James Vincent, The Verge, Jan 24, 2020
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Today's word is 'connectome', which is a "a comprehensive map of neural connections in the brain, and may be thought of as its 'wiring diagram'." It's newly relevant because "Google and the Janelia Research Campus in Virginia have...

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Hans Vaihinger

Publicado en OLDaily el 24/01/2020

Timothy Stoll, Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Jan 24, 2020
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This is a great overview of a philosopher who was entirely new to me. The influence and importance of Hans Vaihinger is explained well in this article, as are his two major contributions: his two-volume interpretation of Kant (which describes the Critique...

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Larry Elliott, The Guardian, Jan 24, 2020
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So I guess the big news today is the announcement by George Soros that he will build "a new global network of universities designed to promote liberal values and his vision of an open society." Here is the...

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Anant Agarwal, EdX, Jan 23, 2020
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This is just a quick bit offering some definitions from edX. Modular learning is "unbundling the traditional learning 'packages' - Associate’s, Bachelor’s, and Master’s degrees - into more manageable learning chunks that are also tied to real career and life outcomes...

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Standards for Writing Accessibly

Publicado en OLDaily el 23/01/2020

Michael J. Metts, Andy Welfle, A List Apart, Jan 23, 2020
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It's useful to keep these principles in mind when writing and designing text on web pages. Some things that resonated with me: "it’s extremely important to structure your longform...

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