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OLDaily, acrónimo de Online Learning Daily, es un boletín sobre e-learning mantenido por Stephen Downes

 

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Alison Pendergast, PhilOnEdTech, Jan 30, 2023
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This is a response from a senior program officer at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to criticisms Phil Hill offered last fall. I covered it here...

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Can you create your own math universe?

Publicado en OLDaily el 27/01/2023

Yamsox, TikTok, Jan 27, 2023
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I really enjoyed this TikTok video about the difference between real math and what's taught in schools. It's probably not what you think - it's not, for example, the suggestion that there should be more 'practical' math taught in schools. Quite the opposite. Instead, what you don't learn "until...

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Mark Keierleber, Jan 27, 2023
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Gaggle is a company that monitors student messages and social media posts in the K-12  system. According to this report, the company "will no longer flag students who use words like 'gay' and 'lesbian' online, citing greater acceptance of queer kids in schools." This follows...

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Neil Mosley, Jan 27, 2023
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"Why is it that learning design is being talked about much more and why do universities feel that they need more people to engage in this work?" asks Neil Mosley. "It's impossible to downplay the role that growing complexity and a diversity of modalities, such as blended, hyflex and online distance learning have had," he says. But the article is mostly about resistance to...

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Activity Streams graphical model

Publicado en OLDaily el 27/01/2023

Johannes Ernst, reb00ted, Jan 27, 2023
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"All of a sudden decentralized social media soars in adoption," writes Johannes Ernst. Core to this is the ActivityPub standard, and real-world implementations that mix it with additional independently defined protocols, such as what...

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James Vincent, The Verge, Jan 27, 2023
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According to this article, "BuzzFeed says its going to use AI tools provided by ChatGPT creator OpenAI to 'enhance' and 'personalize' its content." The original article was posted in the Wall Street Journal. It's behind a paywall, but it seems to be allowing readers who access it...

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Maha Bali, Reflecting Allowed, Jan 26, 2023
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Here's another example of why it's so important to consider the ethics of AI. Can you imagine what the result would be if Elon Musk owned chatGPT outright, the way he owns Twitter? Would we ever see a response like this: "The Qur'an is a sacred text to Muslims and should be...

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Madeleine White, What's New in Publishing, Jan 26, 2023
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This appears to be a paid placement article in WNP sponsored by paywall company Poole and user-data company Sovrn (though it is not labeled as such). So it's not surprising to...

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