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Assignment 25: Digital Diplomas Mills A Desenting Voice

http://www.firstmonday.dk/issues/issue4_7/white/index.html This is from firstmonday which I used to read abit when I was in “library school”. The author notes the following points: Where he agrees on the topic of digital diploma mills: Technology is used as a means of social control (e.g., there is a division between those who are pro-technology as a new mechanism for teaching and those who feel that teaching is ...

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Assignment 25: Digital Diplomas Mills A Desenting Voice

http://www.firstmonday.dk/issues/issue4_7/white/index.html This is from firstmonday which I used to read abit when I was in “library school”. The author notes the following points: Where he agrees on the topic of digital diploma mills: Technology is used as a means of social control (e.g., there is a division between those who are pro-technology as a new mechanism for teaching and those who feel that teaching is ...

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Assignment 24: Digital Diploma Mills PT 1

http://communication.ucsd.edu/dl/ddm1.html Ok, first let me say that I lost my first post on digital diplomas which was long to the blogger monster. I will try to summarize that post below. Also, I am very tired & yucky feeling, so please pardon, any typos. Basically, this article divides higher ed into two camps: faculty & students vs. administrators & legislators (for those of us in public ...

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Assignment 24: Digital Diploma Mills PT 1

http://communication.ucsd.edu/dl/ddm1.html Ok, first let me say that I lost my first post on digital diplomas which was long to the blogger monster. I will try to summarize that post below. Also, I am very tired & yucky feeling, so please pardon, any typos. Basically, this article divides higher ed into two camps: faculty & students vs. administrators & legislators (for those of us in public ...

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Ohhhh.

Ok, I just finished a big part of my chunk of the webquest assignment (I think). I still need to review the web resources and help out with the evaluation stuff, but the part that is the most important to me is done. I say the most important to me, because it is really the only area of the webquest I feel any competence in. ...

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Ohhhh.

Ok, I just finished a big part of my chunk of the webquest assignment (I think). I still need to review the web resources and help out with the evaluation stuff, but the part that is the most important to me is done. I say the most important to me, because it is really the only area of the webquest I feel any competence in. ...

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Assignment 22: Reading: Six challenges for educational technology

http://www.virtual.gmu.edu/SS_research/cdpapers/ascdpdf.htm I think all of these questions are very relative but some are more critical over the long run. Certainly funding up front for computers is needed, and adequate future funding to maintain those computers. However, in the long term support for computers and the technology must come from the community (#4). If parents, legislators, the school board, governing board, etc. can not SEE (understand) ...

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Assignment 22: Reading: Six challenges for educational technology

http://www.virtual.gmu.edu/SS_research/cdpapers/ascdpdf.htm I think all of these questions are very relative but some are more critical over the long run. Certainly funding up front for computers is needed, and adequate future funding to maintain those computers. However, in the long term support for computers and the technology must come from the community (#4). If parents, legislators, the school board, governing board, etc. can not SEE (understand) ...

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