Oops! I did it again. Launched on one of my long-winded ramblings about the convergence between learning management systems (in this case, Moodle) and social networking sites (in this case, Facebook).
Facebook’s power’s in fluid, organic networks. Moodle’s power’s in structured but flexible learning-based groups. I personally see a marriage made in heaven.
Lounge: Moodle as New Facebook
And I mean that in a positive, optimistic, hopeful, idealistic way.
Been pretty busy recently. Have a bunch of things to read and catch up with. So this’ll just be a series of links. I feel they’re all related, in a way…
Will the GBN jump in now or did it do so already?
I quite enjoy being powerless. Much more comfortable. And fun.
What’s more, nothing you say can nor will be used against you in a court of social capital.
Let’s hear it for power-free humanism!
Is flying breaking the law of gravity or is it merely civil disobedience?
JSTOR: Musical Times: Vol. 80, No. 1154, p. 257
Beethoven: “Well, who has prohibited the use of fifths like these?”
Ries: “Bless me, they are forbidden by the very fundamental rules of harmony . . . By Marpurg, Kirnberger, Fux, every theorist who has ever written on the subject.”
Beethoven: “Well, they may have forbidden them, but I allow them.”
BBC NEWS | UK | Education | Net students ‘think copying OK’:
extremely important to cite
individual property on thoughts
getting tenure from publication
bringing ideas together isn’t research?
data is cheap
asking students to redo what has been done
students encouraged to copy (with or without credit) from specific sources
mix and match
plagiarism was ok
credit vs. IP