bookmarks for March 30th, 2012

The Role of Tech vs The Purpose of Education – paralleling the re-framing we've started. it's a matter of design. – (readme ) ‘I Quit Path’ – – (to read ) E-courses, self-portraiture and self-improvement – excellent entry point to discussion on blogging the self, from Jill. – (blogs blogging )

bookmarks for February 12th, 2012 through February 16th, 2012

British Library seeks taxpayer-funded Wikipedia-fiddler • The Register – – (readme ) [toread] Technology in HE teaching: blended learning and beyond – For summer et al: blended learning. Pretty good exchange covering the field of blended learning, with links. An aggregation that needs further annotation. – (blended_learning guardian )

bookmarks for March 9th, 2011 through March 12th, 2011

Mind mapping for IT pros • The Register – Good, brief, non-academic article on mind mapping with links. – (mind_mapping en3177 ) Passive News Reports May Lead Readers To Feel They Can’t Find The Truth – Ohio State U's press release on the Pingee study. What we need is to better educate readers. – (none)… Continue reading bookmarks for March 9th, 2011 through March 12th, 2011

bookmarks for February 22nd, 2011

Produsage: A Working Definition | Produsage.org – Indeed, even those members of the networked population who choose for the moment to remain users, simply utilising the 'products' of the produsage process as substitutes for industrial products, are always already potential produsers themselves – and recent developments have made it ever more easy, and in some… Continue reading bookmarks for February 22nd, 2011

bookmarks for January 22nd, 2011 through January 23rd, 2011

McNeill – Blogging as New Literacy Practice – Looks at some affordances in weblogs that enable "a new literacy practice characterised by what Lankshear and Knobel call an “active sociality” (2006: 1). This “active sociality” is exemplified by modes of participation and displays of identity and affiliation that mark it out as significantly different from… Continue reading bookmarks for January 22nd, 2011 through January 23rd, 2011

bookmarks for January 21st, 2010

Run IT as a business — why that’s a train wreck waiting to happen – Reform reform reform. Call for ITS reform *now*. – (readme ITS ) The Age of External Knowledge – Idea of the Day Blog – NYTimes.com – Filtering, not remembering. This ups the anti for bloggers. – (en3177 )

bookmarks for September 2nd, 2009 through September 5th, 2009

Boston prep school nixes all the books in its library, replaces them with 18 e-readers – I'm trusting his exit strategy is better than his entrance strategy. He's not looking very far down the road – and the students will be short-changed when they enter university. "James Tracy, the headmaster of Cushing Academy, says that… Continue reading bookmarks for September 2nd, 2009 through September 5th, 2009