Category Archives: digital repositories

On becoming digital learning collaboratives

Unless we possess interdisciplinary knowledge and skills as individuals, we cannot fully address our needs to improve teaching and learning through the strategic use of digital resources. For those of us whose primary professional background is in IT, we may … Continue reading

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Social Networking Innovation in an Online E-Business Course

Here is a Web-based version of my ICERI10 conference presentation on the topic: Social Networking Innovation in an Online E-Business Course http://www.programhouse.com/webpres/phiceri2010pres1.htm This Web-based PowerPoint presentation (optimized for the Internet Explorer browser) describes a curriculum innovation that provides an authentic … Continue reading

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Authentic Learning Innovation in an Online Music Course

Here is a Web-based version of my EDULEARN10 conference presentation on the topic: Authentic Learning Innovation in an Online Music Course http://www.programhouse.com/webpres/phedulearn10pres1.htm This Web-based PowerPoint presentation (optimized for the Internet Explorer browser) describes the rationale and strategy for an authentic … Continue reading

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Intelligence Revisited – what recent research reveals

As noted in my other blog entries, my research, writing, and consulting work over the past decade has focused on collective human characteristics called “individual differences” and what that means to people in the roles of customers, users, and learners. … Continue reading

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Mashups, Maps, and Multimedia

In my research on learning styles, a strong preference for the visual presentation of information was revealed. This finding led me to experiment with visual support for what is otherwise a text-dominated informational environment in my online courses. One area … Continue reading

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Qik and easy video

As a former educational media producer, I am always on the lookout for quick and easy ways for busy educational professionals to create and use videos in their onsite and online courses. Two emerging educational technologies have converged into one … Continue reading

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DSpace – an open source platform for digital repositories

At the ECEL09 conference in Bari, Italy, a keynote address by Julià Minguillón introduced the application of learning objects supported in an open source digital repository software called DSpace. On my return, I took a look at this software on … Continue reading

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Online Presentation Strategies for Visual Learners

Greetings, Here is a Web-based version of my ECEL09 conference presentation on the topic: Online Presentation Strategies for Visual Learners http://www.programhouse.com/webpres/phecel09pres1.htm This Web-based PowerPoint presentation (optimized for the Internet Explorer browser) outlines the major points of a (peer-reviewed) paper that … Continue reading

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knowledge management

In this blog entry, I would like to open up discussion about the nature and management of one of our most valuable resources: knowledge. Although its nature and use can be quite elusive, the emerging field of knowledge management draws … Continue reading

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Palimpsest and the read-write Web

In this post and its thread of comments, I invite discussion about the nature of the “palimpsest” as a cognitive artifact as well as the relationship between annotation traditions and the media and technology that support them: from cave walls and manuscripts to wikis, … Continue reading

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