Category Archives: Content Management & Taxonomy as Knowledge Management

Desire2Learn Competencies and Rubrics: Part I

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. and the E.U.). A natural … Continue reading

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Common Cartridge: e-Learning Made Easy

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 workgroup, breakfast in hand, … Continue reading

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The Promise and Perils of Social Software

My friend Joe Ugoretz has a new article on social software in the Academic Commons. He provides a good overview of a number of social software tools and suggestions about how to use them. But also embedded in his piece … Continue reading

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Del.icio.us Feast

I admit it: Much as del.icio.us has intrigued me, I could never quite figure out how to use the darned thing. Lucky for me, Eric Feinblatt turned me on to a screencast on the topic by John Udell. If you’re … Continue reading

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Technorati to Provide Folksonomy Tuning

According to David Weinberger, Technorati is about to add a folksonomy tuning feature that shows related tags, making closely related content more findable. This is the kind of thing we need to make folksonomies be useful as more than just … Continue reading

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