I just threw the switch to enable Wiki Formatted Text in CAREO, specifically in learning resource descriptions (any time you see a resource listed – search results, main page, whatever), and discussion post entries. This will let folks just go ahead and enter plain text, and CAREO will try to Do The Right Thing to […]Read more "Wiki Format Text Display Enabled in CAREO"
After way too long, I’ve taken some time to re-implement the RSS feeds from CAREO. The new implementation is infinitely more scalable than previously (now uses periodically updated static files, rather than regenerated-every-time live queries). The downside of this new implementation is that you can’t create your own feeds from any query. I’ll add any […]Read more "CAREO Learning Resource Syndication Feeds – RSS"
I’ve been playing around with interim builds of XStreamDB 3.1 Beta, and it’s coming along REALLY nicely. It’s pretty cool when the president of the company is the guy running the beta program. Jim’s been awesome, feeding tips and pointers to the new stuff. They just added/enhanced scoring of fulltext queries, so we can have […]Read more "XStreamDB Progress"
I just enabled an RSS feed for upcoming workshops conducted by the Learning Commons. Haven’t added the orange XML link to the workshops pages yet, but here’s the link. It updates every morning at 1:00am with the upcoming workshops.Read more "Learning Commons Workshops RSS Feed"
Ferdinand Krauss is preparing for a presentation he’ll be giving on designing effective learning objects. Presentation available here (but requires some form of MS browser, which I don’t have handy 🙁 UPDATE: If you get the warning: This presentation contains content that your browser may not be able to show properly. This presentation was optimized […]Read more "Designing Effective Learning Objects – Presentation"