The sound of learning
Dec 11, 2012
Commentary by Stephen Downes

Dave Ferguson getting it (mostly) right again: "Natalie and Buddy are exemplary musicians–but notice what’s going on in the video around the 2:00 mark: a whole stageful of musicians, ranging over at least a span of 60 years of age, takes up bows and dives into the music. No one’s tracking them in an FMS (Fiddle Management System); no one’s worried about the failure to capture and embed Shareable Audio Objects. People put time and effort into becoming better at an activity they find worthwhile." Of course, it's good that someone cared enough to create a sharable audio-video object, otherwise we wouldn't have this example to share.

Total: 2423
[Direct Link] 59600
Comments

Re: The sound of learning

True enough (mostly), Stephen, though the Shareable Audio Object I made up was a (possibly) mocking reference to the holy grail of SCORM. [Comment] [Permalink]



Your Comment

You can preview your comment and continue editing until you are satisfied with it. Comment will not be posted on the until you have clicked 'Done'.



Enter email to receive replies:

Your comments always remain your property, but in posting them here you agree to license under the same terms as this site CC By-NC-SA. If your comment is offensive it will be deleted.

Automated Spam-checking is in effect. If you are a registered user you may submit links and other HTML. Anonymous users cannot post links and will have their contents screened - certain words are prohibited and comments will be analyzed to make sure they make sense.