Rants, Raves, and Rhetoric v4

Tag: online

  • Everything to Everyone

    This is intended to be a more thoughtful response to Laura regarding Course Management Systems and the need for innovation. Currently, Course Management Systems are bloatware. They got this way by trying to provide everything to everyone. One instructor wants a feature, the university presses for this feature, the CMS programmers put in the feature.…

  • Power of Assumptions

    Being single, people offer up lots of places to find love offline and more frequently of late online. Almost everyone knows of the common profile browsing or question testing dating web sites. This site scares the hell out of me…. Welcome to a new era of human relationships. We’re the only introduction service that creates…

  • Few Care What Google Says About Them

    Yeah, I keep writing about identity management. [1][2]. Few Internet users say they Google themselves regularly – about three-quarters of self-searchers say they have done so only once or twice. Study: Googling Oneself Is More Popular People admit to having looked themselves up once or twice, but few people regularly monitor themselves. I guess its…

  • Are Books the Only Way to Learn?

    Is the Internet really a bad invention? According to Doris Lessing, yes. We are in a fragmenting culture, where our certainties of even a few decades ago are questioned and where it is common for young men and women, who have had years of education, to know nothing of the world, to have read nothing,…

  • Maybe Now We’ll Be Heard?

    Its funny. Apparently its time consuming for companies to conduct brand analysis (just know what is being said about them). So a niche has been filled by Scout Labs and others. (Hopefully Scout is paying attention and is reading this. Maybe Umbria will also comment their product is better. :D) On the one hand, I…

  • New Theme

    Using a new theme. I’m too lazy to make of my own. 🙂 Blue Zinfandel is a 2 or 3-column Widget-ready theme, made especially for online newspapers or magazines. Blue Zinfandel WordPress Theme

  • What is in a Program Description?

      The B.S. in Professional Studies online program will enable students to acquire expertise in significant areas of contemporary professional life, and is equally relevant in the private, public, and nonprofit sectors. Coursework for the major is constructed around five areas of study – social science (understanding people in a diverse world), critical thinking, creativity,…

  • Simple Form

    Online classes can get a bad reputation when they are difficult to use. Jonathan has some excellent, simple suggestions appropriate form of materials for online classes. These are all suggestions I learned to make over my years attempting to provide support for CE and Vista. I now have 2-3 people between me and faculty members.…

  • links for 2007-11-28

    On failure. (tags: research science) Hey, Young Americans, Here’s a Text for You (tags: democracy) Personal Learning Environments – the future of eLearning? (tags: education learning online_learning)