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

 

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Can you create your own math universe?

Publicado en OLDaily el 27/01/2023

Yamsox, TikTok, Jan 27, 2023
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I really enjoyed this TikTok video about the difference between real math and what's taught in schools. It's probably not what you think - it's not, for example, the suggestion that there should be more 'practical' math taught in schools. Quite the opposite. Instead, what you don't learn "until...

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Mark Keierleber, Jan 27, 2023
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Gaggle is a company that monitors student messages and social media posts in the K-12  system. According to this report, the company "will no longer flag students who use words like 'gay' and 'lesbian' online, citing greater acceptance of queer kids in schools." This follows...

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Neil Mosley, Jan 27, 2023
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"Why is it that learning design is being talked about much more and why do universities feel that they need more people to engage in this work?" asks Neil Mosley. "It's impossible to downplay the role that growing complexity and a diversity of modalities, such as blended, hyflex and online distance learning have had," he says. But the article is mostly about resistance to...

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Activity Streams graphical model

Publicado en OLDaily el 27/01/2023

Johannes Ernst, reb00ted, Jan 27, 2023
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"All of a sudden decentralized social media soars in adoption," writes Johannes Ernst. Core to this is the ActivityPub standard, and real-world implementations that mix it with additional independently defined protocols, such as what...

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James Vincent, The Verge, Jan 27, 2023
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According to this article, "BuzzFeed says its going to use AI tools provided by ChatGPT creator OpenAI to 'enhance' and 'personalize' its content." The original article was posted in the Wall Street Journal. It's behind a paywall, but it seems to be allowing readers who access it...

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Madeleine White, What's New in Publishing, Jan 26, 2023
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This appears to be a paid placement article in WNP sponsored by paywall company Poole and user-data company Sovrn (though it is not labeled as such). So it's not surprising to...

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Ingrid Lunden, TechCrunch, Jan 26, 2023
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According to this article, "customers of Shutterstock's Creative Flow online design platform will now be able to create images based on text prompts, powered by OpenAI and Dall-E 2." Worthy of note is this: "Key to the feature... is that Shutterstock says the images are 'ready for...

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An Argument for Project-Based Learning

Publicado en OLDaily el 26/01/2023

Nicholas Provenzano, The Nerdy Teacher, Jan 26, 2023
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I used to love working on my 'projects' in school, and so have always had a soft spot for project-based learning (PBL). This article isn't exactly deep, but offers a light and accessible survey of reasons to support PBL in the classroom: active engagement, soft skill work...

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