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by Stephen Downes
Feb 20, 2015

Photos from Ottawa's Winterlude Festival
Stephen Downes, Flickr, 2015/02/20

War Memorial

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Beat The Rush; A Domain Name For Every Student Offers Great Value
Robert Schuetz, Nocking The Arrow, 2015/02/20


Robert Schuetz took the step recently of registering domainss for his sons on Google Domains. Why? He explains: "George Couros, in a recent post, says there are three things students should have before they leave high school: a personal learning network, a digital portfolio, and an About.me page." But rather than depend on third party services for this, it's better that they have their own identity from the ground up. A good suggestion.

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MOOC design : from peer assessment to social networks
Matthieu Cisel, La révolution MOOC, 2015/02/20


Short post in English from the EducPros.fr website. "The high number and the diversity of registrants enables various possibilies as far as collective and collaborative activities are concerned. For instance, team projects have been emphasized on increasingly in recent MOOCs, since it can help to tackle the dropout issue and can trigger interesting learning outcomes.  Some platforms like Novoed have specialisezd in team projects based MOOCs..."

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