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March 30, 2009

Guardian Article Twitter In History Out

March 30, 2009

I just read this and was saddened to see such shallow thinking. Why any particular technology should be singled out at all is one thing. Why adopt it as a replacement for understanding culture is dreadful. This is further compounded in a digital context because understanding and working with those from other cultures becomes all the more significant in ...

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June 18, 2008

Emerge Conference Event: Pattern Workshop on Developing and sustaining learning communities, Jun 23rd

June 18, 2008

The Pattern Language Network project (Planet) is running an online workshop at the Emerge Online Event on 23rd  June, around the theme of “Developing and sustaining learning communities“. Education in the 21st century is increasingly based on different models to those of the past – emphasising peer-to-peer interaction, continuing and lifelong learning, and ubiquitous access. Learning communities are an essential ...

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November 07, 2006

EEHS_HSRP_SLC_SURVEY

November 07, 2006

EEHS_HSRP_SLC_SURVEYcaptura9 min 9 sec - 07-Nov-2006Edcouch Elsa High School Redesign Project - Small Learning Communities Survey. Our message to the students about the exciting learning opportunities they get to ...

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October 26, 2006

Understanding Health and Fitness-The Global Learning Series

October 26, 2006

Understanding Health and Fitness-The Global Learning SeriesThe Global Learning Series2 min 14 sec - 26-Oct-2006This program educates global medical and patient communities about issues and advances regarding natural health remedies including a rare and exotic antioxidant found only in the bark of the French Maritime Pine ...

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May 02, 2006

Lessons from the web: Building contemporary learning communities

May 02, 2006

Lessons from the web: Building contemporary learning communitiesCampus Saskatchewan TLt 20061 hr 23 min 15 sec - 02-May-2006Our thinking in academia about the design, delivery, and service models for instruction continues to be challenged by the growth of Internet-based learning, fueled increasingly by learner expectations for personalized experiences. This session explores strategic and operational issues of the learning ...

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April 19, 2006

The first class(ification)-oriented representational formalism

April 19, 2006

The first class(ification)-oriented representational formalismGoogle engEDU50 min 1 sec - 19-Apr-2006Google TechTalks April 19, 2006 Lev Goldfarb ABSTRACT Any environment can be viewed as a multitude of evolving and interacting classes of ‘objects’. Why hasn’t this simple and unifying view inspired the organization of various databases and search engines, as well as the development of AI, and CS in general? I suggest that ...

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April 11, 2006

Connexions - Building Communities and Sharing Knowledge

April 11, 2006

Connexions - Building Communities and Sharing KnowledgeGoogle engEDU53 min 27 sec - 11-Apr-2006Google TechTalks April 11, 2006 Richard G. Baraniuk Richard G. Baraniuk is the Victor E. Cameron Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Rice University and Founder of Connexions. W. Joseph King W. Joseph King is the Executive Director of Connexions. Previously, he was an investment banker focused on incubating new ...

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February 20, 2006

Frank McCourt, Pulitzer Prize-winning author

February 20, 2006

Frank McCourt, Pulitzer Prize-winning authorManhattan Media12 min 12 sec - 20-Feb-2006Manhattan Media and The Blackboard Awards salute the professionals who work so hard to create and sustain successful learning communities; the parents who provide the moral and financial support to make that success possible; and our children, whose spirit, enthusiasm and openness make it all ...

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Frank McCourt, Pulitzer Prize-winning author

February 20, 2006

Frank McCourt, Pulitzer Prize-winning authorManhattan Media12 min 12 sec - 20-Feb-2006Manhattan Media and The Blackboard Awards salute the professionals who work so hard to create and sustain successful learning communities; the parents who provide the moral and financial support to make that success possible; and our children, whose spirit, enthusiasm and openness make it all ...

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January 11, 2006

3-D Virtual Platform

January 11, 2006

3-D Virtual Platformflnstudios2 min 10 sec - 11-Jan-2006A short 'commercial' we produced for blaxxun showing various 3-D communities. The Financial Learning Network's 3-D Virtual Financial Community makes it's debut at the end of Jnuary ...

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