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GETChina Insights, Medium, Jul 05, 2019
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This article reports on AI+education companies in China that are "regarding AI as only a tool to achieve their educational business blueprint." What's interesting is that there is almost no mention of predictive analytics. "We need to improve the efficacy and resource sharing at first,...

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Brian Barrett, Wired, Jul 04, 2019
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This was nothing the opponents of DRM didn't predict, but that doesn't take away the sting. "While a handful of incidents have brought that reality into sharp relief over the years, none has quite the punch of Microsoft disappearing every single ebook from every one of its customers." You...

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Cristian T. Duque, LMS Pulse, Jul 04, 2019
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This article looks at the Blackboard Open LMS (BOLMS) (formerly Moodlerooms) roadmap which was released in June. There are "no exciting new features, only a diligent couple of...

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Chris Nwamba, CSS-Tricks, Jul 04, 2019
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By 'JAMStack' the author means 'Javascript, API and Markup'. Read more here. The idea of a JAMStack is that you can locate applications on different servers (or different locations in the cloud) and connect them. The trick in this application is in...

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Manoel Cortes Mendez, Class Central, Jul 04, 2019

According to the article, "The initiative, called Common Microcredentials Framework, is spearheaded by the European MOOC Consortium, which comprises Europe’s largest MOOC providers:

  • FutureLearn, which is based in the UK and has 9 million learners.
  • Miriada X, which is based in Spain and has 4 million learners.
  • ...
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Rhea Kelly, Campus Technology, Jul 04, 2019
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According to this article, "Carnegie Mellon is working with open educational resources company Lumen Learning to provide delivery and support for courseware from the...

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Sarah McQuate-Washington, Futurity, Jul 04, 2019
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You won't be seeing this as an app any time soon, but this development shows where the future of computer interfaces is headed (and in my eyes, also sheds some light on the nature of human consciousness). “Once the Sender makes a decision about whether to rotate the...

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Tony Bates, Online learning and distance education resources, Jul 04, 2019
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You will probably never read this book - as Tony Bates writes, "readers will see the irony of a book on open and distance education which costs US$45 for an electronic version and US$30 to download a single chapter, especially since the authors get no...

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Theories of Meaning

Publicado en OLDaily el 03/07/2019

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Jul 03, 2019
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Another newly revised article in the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. This article is relevant because so many educators use phrases like 'making meaning' without really having a deeper understanding of what they could be saying with that phrase. As someone with a background in these theories (and yes, I deserve your sympathy) it has always perplexed...

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CBC News, Jul 03, 2019
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This is why I hold publishers in such low esteem. I could understand why they might restrict readership of a library-owned ebook to one reader at a time - it replicates the conditions of a physical book. But that wasn't enough. This story reports on a publisher of popular books, Hachette books, will now require that the license be repurchased every two years. So a library can...

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Fallacies (SEP)

Publicado en OLDaily el 03/07/2019

Hans Hansen, Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Jul 03, 2019
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As the author of Stephen's Guide to the Logical Fallacies (firmly in the Copi tradition and very much in need of a new edition) I have had a long-standing interest in fallacies. I define a fallacy simply as 'a common error...

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Inconsútil

Publicado en Blog de Lengua el 02/07/2019

Inconsútil es una de mis palabras favoritas. Este adjetivo significa ‘sin costuras’. No tiene nada que ver con sutil, sino que procede del latín inconsutilis, donde podemos reconocer la misma raíz que en sutura. El elemento -con- nos da la idea de ‘uno con otro’, mientra que in- posee valor negativo. Por tanto, el adjetivo
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Dear @WashingtonPost

Publicado en OLDaily el 02/07/2019

Doc Searls, Jul 02, 2019
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Doc Searls makes an argument we've heard before but which for some reason needs to be made over and over: "I’m not blocking ads. I’m blocking tracking." He's also blocking viruses and malware. "There is a side for those publishers to take on this thing, and it’s not with adtech. It’s with...

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Bryan Alexander, Jul 02, 2019
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Normally I don't write day-to-day university funding coverage, but this post is the exception that proves the rule. Bryan Alexander writes, "The University of Alaska system just learned it will experience a 41% budget cut... This isn’t belt-tightening or even austerity.  It’s a strategic redirection, a...

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Manifesto for Public Philosophy

Publicado en OLDaily el 02/07/2019

C. Thi Nguyen, Daily Nous, Jul 02, 2019
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I think that my career has been to practice public philosophy, though I'm not sure philosophers (Properly So-Called Professors of) would agree with that. No matter. This article is a nice defense of the concept of public philosophy, and outlines some of the major steps the profession...

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