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

 

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Martin Eve, WonkHe, May 05, 2021
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I will admit that I find it very difficult to take lessons in ethics from people who have published them behind paywalls or teach them behind tuition barriers at elite universities. At a certain point, such ethics become self-justifying, defending in one way or another the privilege of the...

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Sarah Scire, Nieman Lab, May 05, 2021
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Commercial content companies really only have two ways to make money: selling advertising, or charging subscription fees. This revenue needs to cover the cost of content production, so it's in their interest to encourage users to create content for free. But they also need customers,...

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Introduction to Teaching Online

Publicado en OLDaily el 05/05/2021

Toni Marchione, Educatus, May 05, 2021
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I think I'd approach an article with this title very differently. This article looks at a set of considerations that arise during online learning "and outlines the actions an Instructor can take and the reasons to take them." The considerations include things like students, teaching,...

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Signal, May 05, 2021
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It's funny how easy it is for Facebook to moderate content when it's motivated. For example, when Signal created an Instagram advertisement that told readers exactly why the were targeted, it was swiftly banned. This article is a new release from Signal describing the incident. "Apparently," says a...

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Anil Ananthaswamy, Quanta, May 05, 2021
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This is an interesting article from a couple months ago describing work Geoffrey Hinton has been doing to try to reconcile successful methods used by artificial neural networks with how the brain actually learns. Longtime readers will be familiar with the two mechanisms discussed:...

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Drew Falkman, Jay Garcia, InfoQ, May 04, 2021
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In the early days of online learning we had person-to-person email and chat (like ICQ or IRC) and that was about it. It was immediate and direct, but it was tiring and hard to keep up, so we latched...

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Naomi S. Baron, The Conversation, May 04, 2021
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Which is better, online interaction or face-to-face? Which is better, reading print or reading digital? You'd think the answer to this type of question is always "whatever you're used to" but most of the time this attractive option seems to be overlooked. And so we are treated...

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All Hands on Deck

Publicado en OLDaily el 04/05/2021

Alex Usher, Higher Education Strategy Associates, May 04, 2021
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Alex Usher discusses a review of the Newfoundland and Labrador post-secondary system entitled All Hands on Deck (...

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Kengo Miyazono, et.al., The Brains Blog, May 04, 2021
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This is quite a good six-part (1,...

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