Category Archives: Content Management & Taxonomy as Knowledge Management

On Open Source, Open Standards, and Lock-in

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1071) I’ve been meaning to comment on D’Arcy Norman’s frustrations with not being able to export Moodle courses to a common standard. He makes a very important point: Moodle happily ingests those formats, acting to absorb … Continue reading

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Blackboard Bought Xythos

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1071) The Chronicle just confirmed it. For those who don’t know, Blackboard Content System is based on the Xythos Content Server product. So now Bb owns a content management engine and can integrate it pervasively with … Continue reading

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Desire2Learn Competencies and Rubrics: Part I

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1071) Anyone who has been awake in higher education in the last couple of years knows that there is a lot of attention on outcomes and assessment lately (although with distinctly different emphases in the U.S. … Continue reading

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Common Cartridge: e-Learning Made Easy

By More Posts (42) This is a guest blog post by Jim Farmer, Coordinator, Scholarly Systems Group at Georgetown University and editor at the eReSS project, University of Hull. On September 4, 2007, a summer morning in Adelphi, Maryland, the … Continue reading

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EduPatent Alerts

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1071) Via Stephen Downes, I see that Mark Oehlert posted a list of Blackboard’s pending patents, 8 of which were filed for in the last year (6 of which were filed in October and November of … Continue reading

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