Monthly Archives: January 2008

CFP: Social Linking Track at Hypertext 2008

The ACM Conference on Hypertext and Hypermedia is the acknowledged venue for high quality peer-reviewed research on linking. The web, the semantic web and the Web 2.0 are all manifestations of the success of the link. … One of the … Continue reading

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Blogging the sabbatical

We were all delighted to see Shirley’s (Shirley Gedeon, the CTL’s former director) blog about her sabbatical in Bosnia – a lively read and vicarious getaway. Wow, Shirley, you GO.

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Better: Blog Comments or Peer Review?

Jeffrey Young asks “What if scholarly books were peer reviewed by anonymous blog comments rather than by traditional, selected peer reviewers?” And continues: “That’s the question being posed by an unusual experiment that begins today. It involves a scholar studying … Continue reading

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Debate: “Social Networking: does it bring positive change to education?”

The Economist (Economist.Com) is sponsoring a series of debates on the future of education. Each debate topic considers the educational impacts of technology, globalization, and changing nature of social relationships. The third (and final) debate, which runs from from January … Continue reading

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UVM Member of Educause’s Learning Initiative

The University of Vermont is now a member of Educause’s Learning Initiative (ElI). ELI explores the interaction among learners, learning principles and practices, and learning technologies. Membership benefits include reduced rates on ELI events and access to all resources on … Continue reading

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