Sunday, August 04, 2013

Weekly Reader

California Puts MOOC Bill on Ice
"Legislation in California originally aimed at getting state colleges to award credit for massive open online courses and other offerings from non-university providers has been shelved for at least a year." -- Steve Kolowich, Wired Campus, 8/1/13

Two New Services Offer Ready-To-Launch Websites for Libraries
"Library web hosting provider LISHost this month launched Library CMS, a modular, Drupal-based content management system template tailored to the needs of library websites. The move follows the March debut of Prefab, a WordPress-based CMS template designed for libraries by user experience (UX) consultancy Influx." -- Matt Enis, The Digital Shift, 7/31/13

All the Project Based Learning Terms You Should Know
"Project-based learning is far and away one of the most popular strategies teachers are discussing right now. Whether it’s at conferences, on social media, or in the school hallways, it’s easy to see that this trend is not slowing down." -- Jeff Dunn, Edudemic, 7/24/13

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