Learning Objects are actually funny

Okay, trust me on this one, especially if you’re a fan of The Onion (are you listening, Rodger?). I picked this up today from David Wiley’s autounfocus. Evan Straub, a self-described Instructional Design Ninja, put together a wonderful sendup of learning objects.

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IASTED conferences

Information about four upcoming conferences, drawn from the IASTED International Newsletter on Databases and Knowledge Engineering, July 27, 2004.

1. IASTED International Multi-Conference on APPLIED INFORMATICS~February 14-16, 2005, Innsbruck, Austria

2. The IASTED International Conference on Knowledge Sharing and Collaborative Engineering – KSCE 2004~November 22-24, 2004, St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands

3. The IASTED International Conference on Biomedical Engineering ~ BioMED 2005~ February 16-18, 2005, Innsbruck, Austria

4. The 4th IASTED International Conference on Web-based Education ~WBE 2005~ February 21-23, 2005, Grindelwald, Switzerland

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AECT Conference Applications

The application for Convention Interns, Volunteers, and Award nominations is now available on line. The link to the application can be accessed from the AECT website. There are some changes in the convention volunteer that all graduate students who are thinking of applying need to know. These changes are detailed on the application. The most significant change is that all volunteers will have to pay a $50.00 registration fee.

Internship – https://www.aect.org/events/Chicago04/ect/ect.asp

Award nominations – http://www.aect.org/Foundation/Awards/Awards.htm

Note: Nomination deadline is August 15th, 2004