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Alaa AlDahdouh, May 24, 2022
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This article recounts a fascinating research program based in a solid understanding of connectivism and a desire to push at its limits and determine whether there's actually anything of value there. The article is a brisk overview of Alaa AlDahdouh's journey, punctuated with the publications he produced along the way. In the end, he argues that Connectivism "provides a...

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Manoel Cortes Mendez, Class Central, May 24, 2022
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Oh this is interesting. Manoel Cortes Mendez writes, "I got an email from Facebook offering $300 'for teaching your classes on Facebook.'... Facebook is experimenting with letting individuals offer courses through their platform, much like Udemy does." The program looks to be...

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Ben Dickson, TechTalks, May 24, 2022
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Other people look at an article like this and say "oh my, the tech is broken". I look at it and say "this is what's already being done to children". In this specific case, a 'backdoor' is a way of implanting secret behaviours into in a machine learning model. As a rough analogy, think of...

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Alexandra Mihai, The Educationalist, May 24, 2022
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So many articles on innovation follow this format. We are told that 'innovation' isn't about the creation of a new idea, it's the act of putting that idea into practice, or solving real problems. Alexandra Mihai has a good list of of what the term means, in this context. But...

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Torben Jan Barev, DataEthics, May 24, 2022
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A 'nudge' is "any aspect of the choice architecture that alters people's behavior in a predictable way without forbidding any options, or significantly changing their economic incentives" and a 'privacy nudge' inclines the user toward opting for greater privacy. It is described in...

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May 24, 2022
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Based in the U.K., CORE is a large collection of academic research papers, including open access papers. Though it's based on service agreement between the Open University and Jisc, I think it can be used outside the U.K. (it gave me an API key without complaint). This post affirms COREe's commitment to the Principles of Open Scholarly Infrastructure (POSI), "a set of guidelines by which open scholarly...

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Digital Ocean, May 24, 2022
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To be clear, this isn't anything you can use right now without a lot of knowledge and patience (as the documentation would suggest). Imagine a future world, however, where you can create a web page that uses a function ('...

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The Next Generation of MOOCs

Publicado en OLDaily el 20/05/2022

In this presentation I outline the development of MOOCs, discuss the impact of the pandemic, and suggest several ways MOOCs will grow and develop in the future, including through the use of web3 technologies, live linked data, artificial intelligence, and the metaverse.

Iranian Conference of Health Professions Education (ICHPE), Tehran, Iran, by Zoom () May 20, 2022 [Link] [Slides] [Video] [] Leer más
Laura Spitalniak, Higher Ed Dive, May 20, 2022
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The storyline: "one in four college leaders said their institutions don't plan to offer remote or virtual class options by 2025. But 63% of students said they preferred fully online classes or classes that blend in-person and remote learning." Now note that this means 75% of...

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Phil Hill, Phil on Ed Tech, May 20, 2022
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Michael Feldstein writes, " Derek Newton expanded on this thread at Forbes with yesterday's It's Been A 'Brutal' Year for Public...

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