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Slack as a Digital Campus

Publicado en OLDaily el 20/08/2019

Arizona State University, Aug 20, 2019
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According to this website, "ASU is using the Slack Enterprise Grid as the communication hub for students, faculty and the staff. Via app integration (Zoom, Google Drive, Dropbox, Polls, etc.), Slack provides direct access to resources for student success." There are several pages here with background resources, slides and video describing the migration to Slack as...

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Frank Ramsey

Publicado en OLDaily el 20/08/2019

Fraser MacBride, et.al., Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Aug 20, 2019
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I'm a bit surprised to find that it took this long for an article about Frank Ramsey to appear in the SEP. Then again, Ramsey is an inherently difficult philosopher. But...

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Roy Peter Clark, Poynter, Aug 19, 2019
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Despite the cute title (the answer is 'lead', and that's how I learned it, but I use 'lede' in today's world of search engines) this article about the first paragraph of a new story is useful and insightful. My own understanding of a lede is that it is short - 23 words or so - and...

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Connectionism

Publicado en OLDaily el 19/08/2019

Cameron Buckner, James Garson, Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Aug 19, 2019
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This is a much-needed revision to the SEP's entry on connectionism, the science of neural networks for artificial intelligence, including especially a look at the...

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Let’s sprint again :)

Publicado en OLDaily el 19/08/2019

Matthias Andrasch, OER World Map Blog, Aug 19, 2019
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The OER mapping project is running through another round of improvements. What caught my eye was this: " This week we address the issue that our login interface is not very accessible, so we would like to integrate keycloak (Open...

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Aug 19, 2019
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From Statistics Canada: "first version of the Open Database of Educational Facilities (ODEF), which contains approximately 20,000 records spanning all of Canada. The purpose of this initiative is to contribute to the creation of a detailed, comprehensive and open database of educational facilities in Canada." It lists everything from elementary schools to universities. There are some flaws; it's all in lower case, and the 'institution type' field has big gaps....

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Reading and mind control

Publicado en Language on the Move el 18/08/2019

As a child, the Nigerian novelist Chinua Achebe (1930-2013) loved stories and he loved reading. Like many children, he was particularly fascinated with tales of adventure, exploration, and discovery. In an interview with the Paris Review, he described his reading...

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Linking Liability

Publicado en OLDaily el 16/08/2019

Lindsay McKenzie, Inside Higher Ed, Aug 16, 2019
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The original (and much better) title of this piece was "Legal questions raised over links to Sci-Hub". The article is about the story of Citationsy, covered here two weeks ago. The emphasis is on the legal threats being...

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How to Extract Audio from a Video

Publicado en OLDaily el 16/08/2019

Richard Byrne, Free Technology for Teachers, Aug 16, 2019
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This video from Richard Byrne explains how to extract the audio from a video. This way you could add it to a podcast. He uses an Apple computer and GarageBand. I have neither. So I created a video explaining how to convert...

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Special Person Interviews

Publicado en SpanishPlans el 16/08/2019

This is a guest post from Christy of Christy’s Classroom who tells how she incorporates the Special Person Interviews in her Spanish class.
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Chris Hoffman, How-To Geek, Aug 15, 2019
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As this article says, "Many of the applications you run on Windows, Mac, and even Linux consist of outdated pieces of Chromium, the engine that forms the basis for Google Chrome." I cvovered this in a presentation a few months ago called...

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David Wiley, iterating toward openness, Aug 15, 2019
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David Wiley writes, "The failure of the internet to broadly transform teaching has led me to wonder – what was the impact of the prior transformative communications technology – the printing press – on teaching?" It's a good question. The answer,...

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How far will digital video go?

Publicado en OLDaily el 15/08/2019

Bryan Alexander, Aug 15, 2019
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"It seems at this point that we’re wading into a rising wave of total video," writes Bryan Alexander. "How far do you think the screens and cameras will rise?" He considers a scenario he calls 'total video'. In this, "let’s envision video as our default setting in life.  In this future we prefer to communicate through video, as opposed to all other...

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Dan Kaufhold, BitLab, Medium, Aug 15, 2019
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Just for fun, I recorded a video of myself working through this article and trying to recreate the chat app it describes how to build. Did it work? If you watch the hour-long video you can find out!...

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