on pinboard for March 5th, 2014

[toread] Why crowdsourcing works | I’m Not Actually a Geek – – (crowdsourcing DH via:cpoetter ) Essay critiques how ‘student as customer’ idea erodes key values in higher education | Inside Higher Ed – she tries to argue for an up side, for responsibility, but that only works if you grant the premise, which I… Continue reading on pinboard for March 5th, 2014

bookmarks for October 9th, 2012

Encouraging a Conference Backchannel on Twitter – ProfHacker – The Chronicle of Higher Education – Tips – (backchannel twitter DH ) Presenting for Twitter at Conferences – ProfHacker – The Chronicle of Higher Education – Taking (an unacknolwedged? unknowingly?) leaf from 140 Characters, ProfHacker proposes tips passed off as BPs. Meh. – (14Ocharacters twitter backchannel… Continue reading bookmarks for October 9th, 2012

bookmarks for December 28th, 2010

#Open Textbook Tweet – A manifesto for ope texts in a collection of tweets – (crowdsourcing oer openaccess en3177 twwt system:filetype:pdf system:media:document ) WikiEducator – – (oer openeducation openaccess ) Microsoft Launches Open Source Filter for Mediawiki – WikiEducator – Could be better: Could simply support markup – lots of text editors do.  – (oer… Continue reading bookmarks for December 28th, 2010

bookmarks for April 5th, 2010 through April 6th, 2010

iSpot | your place to share nature – Open University's crowdsourcing / informal learning site. When flickr goes to university. – (crowdsourcing ou e-learning socialnetworking citizen-science identification informal_learning ) Mark Bernstein: The iPad is not what you think – – (Ple Ipad )

one mil investment for advice

From BBC News – Tories ‘would pay £1m for public policy making website’] Seems the Tories have discovered crowdsourcing – a little late.  Shadow culture minister Hunt says, “It is crazy that [policies] have gone wrong when you’ve got lots and lots of, for example, retired health professionals, retired policemen, people in the teaching profession,… Continue reading one mil investment for advice

bookmarks for June 11th through June 21st

Open Access Publisher Accepts Nonsense Manuscript for Dollars « The Scholarly Kitchen – Davis's account of how he submitted a computer-generated bogus article to an open-access journal, had it accepted, and was asked for $$ to cover publication. "Would a publisher accept a completely nonsensical manuscript if the authors were willing to pay Open Access… Continue reading bookmarks for June 11th through June 21st