Knowledge and Learning In The News - 9/13/2006

The 19 Best Elearning Blogs - Articulate
From learning theories to content design, metadata to LMSes, survey data to industry trends, these blogs have it all.

Is Wikipedia 'knowledge' merely third party hearsay? - ZD Net
Jimmy Wales, Wikipedia founder, is a master communicator and salesman. The quality of the product that he touts, however, does not match the quality of his orations.

Wikipedia: Maybe It's Democratic After All - Business Week Insiders account for the vast majority of the edits. But it's the outsiders who provide nearly all of the content.

E-learning gets legal lessons in battle over patents - The Colonist
Stephen Downes,"I would say it's the phenomenon of multiple simultaneous inventions. It occurs through thousands of people at the same time, and it's ludicrous to imagine a race to the finish line."

Digital Divide? It's Still There - Wired
Many more white children use the internet than do Hispanic and black students, a reminder that going online is hardly a way of life for everyone.

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