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OER – an overview

“Free is good” (Bethany Ray) – a recent Edutopia article – provides a nice explanation of OER (open educational resources) for the novice. The explanation argues the benefits of OER in contrast to commercial materials and suggests OER provides educators … Continue reading

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Public highlighting and annotation

My personal take on tools for adding various types of annotations and prompts to existing online resources has emphasized the educational potential for teachers and students. I see these tools as ways to convert information resources (web pages, online video) … Continue reading

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DocentEDU is now InsertLearning

When you write about educational technology, you put in a permanent form descriptions of a moving target. In writing about the possibilities of Layering educator/designer guidance on online resources, I have selected several key examples and one of these services … Continue reading

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Web annotation now has a standard and why it matters

The opportunity to highlight and annotate the web pages of third parties has been available for some time. Such consumer additions offer advantages in education and for the concept of the participatory web. The limitation of what has been available … Continue reading

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