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Tim Stahmer, Assorted Stuff, Jun 17, 2021
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Tim Stahmer summarizes a recent article in The New Yorker, Is Online Test-Monitoring Here to Stay? "Unfortunately, the answer is probably yes, especially since the broader...

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Power dynamics: A systemic inquiry

Publicado en OLDaily el 17/06/2021

Anna Birney, Networkweaver, Jun 17, 2021
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I enjoyed this discussion of the dynamics of power in society (though I confess I had to read some way in before I was sure Anna Birney was talking about community relations and not energy policy, which reinforces how deeply the metaphor runs). The article is divided roughly equally...

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Robert Danisch, The Conversation, Jun 17, 2021
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My first thought on reading the headline was, "It doesn't? Really?" Maybe I'm confusing online learning with being online generally, because my own experience is that I am wrestling every day with thoughts, emotions, practices and theories. But let's hear out the argument. The...

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Jun 17, 2021
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The bottom line: "AI is most developed for instructional use, especially for monitoring student behavior during exams and ferreting out plagiarism. AI is being used the least for institutional tasks... Immature data governance, concerns about algorithmic bias, and ineffective data management and integration pose the greatest challenges." While I'm not really convinced about the reliability of the data in this 'quickpoll' the results accord with my own observations...

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Ben Dickson, TechTalks, Jun 17, 2021
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This is quite a good discussion of an assertion made in an earlier paper that reinforcement learning is enough for general AI (my coverage...

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Statistics Canada, Jun 16, 2021
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This is "a collection of open data containing the names, types, and locations of education facilities across Canada, and is made available under the Open Government Licence - Canada." What's significant is, first of all, that it exists, and second, that it is openly licensed (readers may want to note...

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Katherine Williams, Eric Werth, Journal of Copyright in Education and Librarianship, Jun 16, 2021
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This is a small (too small, really) survey of student preferences in selecting content licenses (and teacher perceptions about the students'...

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ARK Alliance

Publicado en OLDaily el 16/06/2021

ARK Alliance, Jun 16, 2021
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On Jisc today: "We are pleased to announce the formation of the ARK Alliance, an open global community supporting Archival Resource Keys (ARKs).... The ARK Alliance succeeds the ARKs-in-the-Open initiative, begun in 2018." ARKs are persistent identifiers for resources, but...

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Max Willens, Digiday, Jun 16, 2021
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If you're like me, when you get to this article you'll be greeted with a notice that says "We hope you enjoyed your first free article. Become a Digiday subscriber for $349 a year with unlimited access." That's not going to happen, of course, because it's way over my budget for a niche...

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Wes Kao, Future, Jun 16, 2021
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This article, published on Andreessen Horowitz 's new platform Future (more), makes a good point about the changing state of play in online learning: "the rise of cohort-based courses (CBCs),...

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