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Mathew Ingram, Columbia Journalism Review, Apr 15, 2021
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As usual, many of the lessons here for journalism could also apply to education. Today we're looking at the role of journalism. There is no direct analogy between 'journalist as watchdog' and 'educator as whatever' but nonetheless the values we presume apply to...

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What’s the purpose of schooling?

Publicado en OLDaily el 15/04/2021

Michael B. Horn, Christensen Institute, Apr 15, 2021
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Almost 20 years ago I really agonized over this question, or one very much like it, as I sought to put a purpose to the work I was doing. I ended up with something like "I want each person to be able to live their lives and express themselves as fully as possible..." But...

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Introducing POLLEN

Publicado en OLDaily el 14/04/2021

Julia Krolik, Medium, Nightingale, Apr 14, 2021
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This article takes you through the development story for a Slack application, but the real story is in the header image: the use of packed hexagons to show the structure of a Slack channel (really, it...

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Online Proctoring is Not Essential

Publicado en OLDaily el 14/04/2021

Matt Crosslin, ElearningInside, Apr 14, 2021
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The argument is essentially that online proctoring is not essential because "the exams or tests themselves are not essential." That, asserts Matt Crosslin, is because "quizzes, tests, exams, assignments (cannot) measure learning or skill mastery. Not directly at least." In his own...

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Colin Wood, EdScoop, Apr 14, 2021
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Single sign-on is probably one of the most in-demand online services, yet the hardest (it seems) to find. Institutions work to ensure all their services can be accessed with one login, and make use of service like EduRoam to provide access to visitors. Ellucian, "known for its enterprise...

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e-learn, Apr 14, 2021
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This is overall a good interview but saves its most interesting point to the very end. Here's Michael Feldstein on learning content: "I think there’s going to be more creation of university-specific content, and in those cases, being able to understand their tech toolkit will be key." While this wouldn't surprise me, especially for institutions with recognizabl brands, it...

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Canada.ca, Apr 14, 2021
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What I like about structured data is that it basically turns every web page into a feed of sorts. And it allows the page to be aggregated and added to a linked data system, enabling services to build knowledge bases. This page describes the government of Canada use of linked data (at least aspirationally). For more, see the...

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Maha Bali, Reflecting Allowed, Apr 13, 2021
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As the title suggests, this post considers caring for teachers, and is presented through the theory of caring offered by bell hooks. Three types of caring are considered: that of teachers for each other, of students for teachers, and of institutions for teachers. I think there's a...

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Andrew Norton, EduResearch Matters, Apr 13, 2021
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I can easily imagine the exact same argument being used to proclaim that "cinema will never be a substitute for live theatre" a century ago. After all, the results from a theatre-goer experience survey (much like today's Student Experience Survey (...

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