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The Role of Tech vs The Purpose of Education
paralleling the re-framing we've started. it's a matter of design.
march 2012 by mcmorgan
Here we are…there we are going « Connectivism
A fast but insightful critique of the current thinking on open content. Learning consists of weaving together coherent (personal) narratives of fragmented information. The narrative can be now created through social sensemaking systems (such as blogs and social networks), instead of centrally organized courses. Courses can be global, with many educators and participants (i.e. CCK08).
teaching  readme 
august 2009 by mcmorgan
Belgian Newspaper: Internal Wiki More Useful Than External
Report that use of a wiki seemed better among a group who also know each other f2f than for creating new communities.
wiki  socialnetworking  readme  socialpractices 
march 2009 by mcmorgan
School of Everything: great idea, suffers from lack of users
ArsTech on School of Everything. Nifty idea and might be worth using it as a model for creating an online version of a f2f class. But nobody's there.
readme  DE  openeducation 
january 2009 by mcmorgan
The Future of Online Learning: Ten Years On
Changes in technology and the concepts of learning objects.
twwt  e-learning  elearning  de  readme  mobilelearning 
january 2009 by mcmorgan
Zoetewey and Sullivan: Advertisers' Visions and Shaping of Mobile Rhetoric
Some questions Advertisements for mobile communication products crowd the pages and airwaves, intended for the young. Whether these mobile communication devices are portrayed as cool accessories, work tools, tickets to new journeys, or enablers of rebell
readme  composition 
july 2008 by mcmorgan
Open Journal Systems | Public Knowledge Project
Open Journal Systems (OJS) is a journal management and publishing system that has been developed by the Public Knowledge Project through its federally funded efforts to expand and improve access to research.
academic  journals  readme 
june 2008 by mcmorgan
Why Gen Y Is Going to Change the Web - ReadWriteWeb
Two points: not a shred of evidence for any claim, and - gosh - GenY sounds just like Gen X and the baby boomers before them when we were 18 yrs old.
readme  webmyth 
june 2008 by mcmorgan
Interview: The State of Wikis in Education
If you’re interested to know more about this course, please visit the course blog and wiki. Both are excellent examples of how to use blogs and wikis to create a digital extension of the course, and a vibrant online community for students to interact be
wiki  readme  twwt 
may 2008 by mcmorgan
Writing in Multimodal Texts: A Social Semiotic Account of Designs for Learning -- Bezemer and Kress 25 (2): 166 -- Written Communication
"Uses and forms of writing have undergone profound changes over the last decades, which calls for a social, pedagogical, and semiotic explanation."
semiotics  readme 
march 2008 by mcmorgan
Trivium - Brooks and Mara
"new media and the web specifically supports grammar as the organizing and collecting of texts and knowledge, rhetoric as tools and know-how for political engagement, and dialectic as a method of reflection"
rhetoric  wiki  newmedia  hypertext  readme 
may 2007 by mcmorgan
Wikipatterns - Wiki Patterns
Most of the material on the site stems from Meatball Wiki.
wiki  wikis  readme  patterns  web2.0 
february 2007 by mcmorgan
Jenkins - Media Education
JENKINS_WHITE_PAPER.PDF (application/pdf Object) Schools and afterschool programs must devote more attention to fostering what we call
Facebook  erhetoric  multimedia  media  twwt  readme  Education  literacy 
december 2006 by mcmorgan
Making the Grade: Online Education in the United States, 2006 - Sloan
survey making some loose claims about quality, but also showing a rise in DE. Shows that perceptions about quality have risen among CAOs (who have reason to claim high quality) but doesn't address actual measures of quality.
readme  de  twwt 
november 2006 by mcmorgan
How to create notes and notes linked to images and sound files
readme  tutorial  iPod 
november 2006 by mcmorgan
Creating a Science of the Web -- Berners-Lee et al. 313 (5788): 769 -- Science
The essay makes the case that the Web has been given short shrift by computer scientists, who have often ignored it in favor of other technologies. The authors should know a good bit about the subject: They include Timothy J. Berners-Lee, known as the inv
august 2006 by mcmorgan
Wiki Brainstorming and Problems with Wiki Based Collaboration
University of York Computer Science Project
Jonathan Davies, Sept 2004
wikis  wiki  twwt  teaching  readme  research  wikistudies  datagogy 
august 2006 by mcmorgan
Wikis in teaching and assessment
use of NMPOV in writing and assessment. researchers place students under rhetorical constraints of writing in NPOV as a way of prompting negotiation and collectivist moves.
wikis  writing  twwt  fyc  readme  research 
august 2006 by mcmorgan
Using open source software to design, develop, and deploy a collaborative Web site, Part 1: Introduction and overview
when dreamweaver goes away. uses web design process to adapt drupal to well-stated purposes. what it means for web design and wcw: projects will deal with selecting the right cms for the job, finessing the css, etc
readme  webdesign  opensource  cms  drupal  wcw 
july 2006 by mcmorgan
Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein | Socialtext Enterprise Wiki
Marketing copy dressed up as a research case study. (see the blog pointer:, which tries to imply empiricism and objectivity.) Interesting for its pitch for socialtext wikis, how it presents a feature list as though they
corporatewiki  readme  wiki  wikis  fyc  marketing 
july 2006 by mcmorgan
Graduate Blogs
explore the historical roots of blogging as academic practice and bloggers as scholars. In the final two sections are principles for making blogs useful as academic storehouses and as factories for scholarly work.
erhetoric  en3177  blogging  readme 
july 2006 by mcmorgan
if:book: the commodification of news / the turns 10
interesting critique of two crits on the development of of journalism on the web. All "objective" news sources sound alike, while perspective carries a distinguishable voice. "Therefore, the examples of the Economist and the New Yorker show the importanc
blogging  citizenjournalism  journalism  readme 
july 2006 by mcmorgan

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