Knowledge and Learning In The News - 1/8/2006

The top 10 technology trends affecting education in 2005 - The Philadelphia Inquirer
  • 10. Blackboard's takeover of Web CT
  • 9. Moodle.
  • 8. Web 2.0
  • 7. The release of Open Office 2.0
  • 6. A renewed debate
  • 5. Podcasting!
  • 4. The $100 laptop
  • 3. Wikipedia's news reporting
  • 2. Firefox
  • 1. The browser-based application
Leadership Forecast 2005-2006: Best Practices For Tomorrow's Global Leaders - DDI Over 800 organizations from 42 countries participated in the study including Johnson & Johnson, Shell, Colgate and Volkswagen. In addition to the attached global report, there will be seven country reports comparing local findings with global norms. Learning technologies timeline - Bertram C. Bruce This timeline was created by University of Illinois students enrolled in courses on New Literacies, Literacy in the Information Age, Learning Technologies, or Computer Assisted Instruction. Each entry has a link to a student-created web page providing more details about the event; in some cases the page describes a sequence of events leading up to or following from the cited event. Via elearnspace. Tag: A Blog That Blogs Corporate Blogs - The New York Times The Fortune 500 Blogging Wiki (socialtext.net/bizblogs) amasses blogs maintained by employees of the biggest American corporations. Social computing: getting ahead of the blog Buoyed by media hype, popularity of Internet start-ups, and some interesting success stories, Weblogs (more commonly referred to as `blogs') are burgeoning across the Internet as a means to improve social conversation and networking. Strategists should assess business, organisational, and technological implications of `blogging' (and social computing in general) before chasing another tool under the allure of improved information/expertise sharing, collaboration, and community building. How wikis are changing our view of the world - c/net Although initially conceived as a form of communal publishing, the wiki is quickly evolving into a multipurpose interactive phenomenon. As evidenced in the aftermath of Katrina and the London bombings a month earlier, wikis can be a life-saving resource that provides real-time collaboration, instant grassroots news and crucial meeting places where none exist in the physical world. Tag:

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