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E-Lunch online — eine informelle e-Learning Fortbildung für Hochschulangehörige

Heute wurde auf  e-teaching.org der "E-Lunch online — Rechenzentrum Universität Freiburg" von Dr. Reiner Fuest und Bettina Couné, M.A vorgestellt. Dass der Hunger damit gestillt wird, ist nicht bezweckt. Vielmehr handelt es sich um zwanglose Zusammenkünfte von e-Learning-Interessierten der Albert-Ludwigs-Universität in Freiburg, die mittels Adobe-Connect durchgeführt werden.



Great TED Talk by Barry Schwartz: The real crisis? We stopped being wise.

Again another great TED talk. Barry Schwartz talks about the need for practical wisdom. Bureaucracy and its rules make tend to oppress practical wisdom. Practical wisdom is knowing when to break the rules.


EU Report: Video games are acknowledged to be potentially good for kids

I found this draft report on the protection of consumers, in particular minors, in respect of the use of video games (2008/2173(INI)) by the Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection. It does contain some interesting statements about the beneficial effects of videogames, that have been all over the web. Let me quote a few:


A vision of e-learning (1964)

@courosa brought this great video clip to my attention. See how e-learning was envisioned in 1964.



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